Ask Barack Obama anything you want — he might not answer, but at least you have a shot this afternoon, when the president holds a town hall meeting from the Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif. You can submit questions and watch the live stream on the White House Facebook fan page at 4:45 ET today.

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Lauren is a former Deputy Editor of The Root.