October 1, 2009
The president heads to Europe today—not to bargain for an international treaty on climate change, or to join the heated Swiss negotiations on Iranian nuclear ambitions, but to beg and plead on behalf Chicago’s 2016 Olympic bid. Amid this climate of competition and glamour, even Michelle Obama and Oprah have gotten in on the trash talking.
September 17, 2009
President Barack Obama wields a fake "Star Wars"-style lightsaber with young children visiting the White House for an event held by the Office on Olympic, Paralympic and Youth Sport.
September 11, 2009
Chicagoan President Barack Obama has long been known as an enthusiastic supporter of the Second City’s bid to host the 2016 Olympic games. Now we know how enthusiastic—the White House is sending in its biggest guns: Michelle Obama and Valerie Jarrett.
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