from Tales from the Trail:

Obama’s Oval Office re-do: tasteful seat of power or beige man cave?

September 1, 2010

OBAMA/The reviews are in on President Barack Obama's newly redecorated Oval Office. And they are, like the earth tones of the custom-made sofas, mostly muted.

from Tales from the Trail:

Obama ends Iraq war where it began — the Oval Office

September 1, 2010

The Iraq war ended where it began -- at the president's desk in the White House Oval Office.

from Tales from the Trail:

Wisdom of Roosevelt, Roosevelt, Kennedy and King in Obama’s new Oval Office

August 31, 2010

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The first family had a little redecorating done back at the White House while they were on vacation last week, just in time for President Barack Obama to make only his second nationally televised address from the imposing -- and newly redone -- Oval Office.

from Tales from the Trail:

Rough spots for Obama on the economic…. statement

August 30, 2010

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Things were looking good for President Barack Obama's statement on the U.S. economy in the White House Rose Garden: the sun was shining in a bright blue late-August sky.

from Tales from the Trail:

Democrats disagree on NY mosque, White House says no problem

August 17, 2010

Barack Obama and Harry Reid agree on most things.

They both favored stimulus measures to boost the economy. They both want climate change and comprehensive immigration reform to pass the Senate -- at least someday.

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Washington Extra – cautionary tale

August 13, 2010

President Barack Obama signed a $600 million bill to strengthen border security, and just to make sure the message got through, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano took the podium at today's White House media briefing. Immigration has always been a tough political issue, and in an election year no great strides are expected on major reform before the November vote. "It cannot only be done by Democrats. The Republicans need to come to the table," Napolitano said.

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Will Gulf getaway be much of a vacation for Obama?

August 11, 2010

A two-day trip to the Gulf Coast for President Barack Obama and his family will feature some beach time but maybe not a great deal of rest and relaxation.

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White House spokesman’s “professional left” comment bites back

August 10, 2010

If the White House was trying to fire up its liberal base ahead of the Nov. 2 elections, this was probably not the way to go about it.

from Tales from the Trail:

Obama settles for half a sub

July 28, 2010

Can half a super sub really be considered super? And when is half a loaf better than the whole?

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Obama girls get their own presidential lecture on fiscal responsibility

July 23, 2010

Just because they live in the White House doesn't mean they can't earn a little pocket money.