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White House Goes Green for St. Patrick's Day
The White House is in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit today, dying the water in the fountain on the North Lawn an emerald green to mark the festive occasion. The fountain water has been dyed green each year since 2009. Operations staff at the Executive Residence mix one gallon of liquid blue dye with
Obama and Irish Prime Minister Have Awkward Handshake Miss
The president missed Enda Kenny's outstretched hand during a photo op on St. Paddy's Day.
St. Patrick's Day and What the O'bamas Do to Celebrate
The White House is quite festive when it comes to holidays, decking the halls for Christmas , hosting the traditional Easter egg hunts and turning spooky for Halloween . Today it’s St. Patrick’s Day, or St. Patty’s Day, that the O'bamas are doing a jig for and going green. Here are seven (lucky)
What The Israeli Election Means For US
By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES THE OFFICIAL LINE FROM THE WHITE HOUSE is that President Obama will work with whoever wins the Israeli election, but as ABC’s JON KARL noted on “Good Morning America,” tensions between the United States and Israel have never been higher than...
Obama Working Overtime (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES NEXT UP IN THE ‘YEAR OF ACTION’: President Obama today takes steps to expand overtime pay for workers. This afternoon, the president will sign a presidential memorandum on modernizing overtime protections for workers, ABC’s MARY BRUCE notes. “The ...
The White House Guys in Green Ties - Two Days After St. Patrick's Day
WASHINGTON — Never mind that the calendar says it’s March 19, around the West Wing and on Capitol Hill today, it’s St Patrick’s Day. “We cherish this opportunity once a year to reaffirm the incredible bond between the United States and Ireland,” President Obama told...
White House Fountain Dyed Green for St. Patrick's Day
WASHINGTON — In honor of St. Patrick’s Day today, the White House has dyed the fountain on the South Lawn green to celebrate. President Obama spent most of St. Patrick’s Day at the White House, but went out Saturday afternoon to play basketball with his...
The Global Note: Let the Games Begin…Fear In Aleppo…Romney's U.K. Adventure…Madonna's Rough Night
LONDON 2012: LET THE GAMES BEGIN -DAY ONE…The London 2012 Olympic Games begin today, kicking off with the Opening Ceremony which begins at 4p ET. The ceremony will be directed by British director Danny Boyle of “Slumdog Millionaire” fame. Details have been kept pretty well...
Is England's Mitt Fit Much Ado About Nothing?
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone), ELIZABETH HARTFIELD (@LizHartfield) and CHRIS GOOD (@c_good) NOTABLES: THE NOTE ON THE ROAD: The Note is getting ready to bid, “Cheerio” to London, but not before a full day of Olympics festivities. The opening ceremony for the 2012 Summer Games takes...