Twenty years have passed since the signing of the Oslo accords, followed by the famous, but awkward handshake between Arafat and Rabin on the South Lawn of the White House. Palestinians believed then that establishing an independent state in the West Bank and Gaza was within their reach in five years. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama stands with French President Francois Hollande for the national anthem during a welcoming ceremony on the South Lawn at the White House on Tuesday. Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande hold a joint press conference at 12 p.m. Show More Summary
The news came down at 6:47 a.m. Flotus is on the South Lawn. [Flotus means First Lady of the United States.] Repeat: Flotus is on the South Lawn, with puppies. PUPPIES, dammit. The Internet MUST know. And so a tweet issued forth, like a whoosh of puppy breath (or a puppy toot), from one Jennifer Epstein, White House reporter at Politico. Show More Summary
African National Congress leader Nelson Mandela waves after he and U.S. President George Bush made remarks on the South Lawn of the White House June 25, 1990 - the support of the US public was key in securing his release. In this June...Show More Summary
(CNN) - The South Lawn of the White House was illuminated Wednesday as thousands were expected attended the National Hanukkah Menorah lighting, celebrating the start of the Jewish lunar calendar on the first night of Hanukkah. Thursday, the beginning of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving, carries unique significance as it marks the last time for 70,000-plus years […]
By Scott Reeder SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Usually, professional politicians view taking a position on an issue as a means to getting elected – not a reason to get elected. FLASHBACK: Union workers swamp the south lawn of the Missouri Capitol in Jefferson City in opposition of a push to pass “right-to-work” legislation. In other words,...
The Hill‘s Features Editor Emily Goodin went to White House Wednesday to hang out in Michelle Obama‘s garden. She wrote, “Gorgeous day in the WH garden. Lots of Halloween decorations up on South Lawn but we’ve been asked not to take pics.” So what does she do? She takes to Michelle’s garden and snaps pictures of the supersized vegetables. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, First Lady Michelle Obama, Dr. Jill Biden and the White House staff will gather on the South Lawn of the White House to observe a moment of silence at 8:45am ET to mark the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
8:45 am || Observes a moment of Silence to mark the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks; South Lawn 9:30 am || Attends 9/11 observance ceremony; The Pentagon 2:00 pm || Participates in a service project; Washington All times U.S. Eastern Live... -
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - At the end of the day on Friday, after laying out a strong public case for U.S. military action in Syria, President Barack Obama took a 45-minute walk around the South Lawn of the White House with his chief of staff, Denis McDono...
In the hours since she joined the first family, 1-year-old Sunny — the Obamas’ new Portuguese water dog — has frolicked on the South Lawn of the White House, played with Bo and sat for lots of photo ops. But when you … Continue reading ?
10:15 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 11:00 am || Meets with senior advisers Noon || Lunch with Hillary Clinton 2:15 pm || Welcomes the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants; South Lawn 2:45 pm || Meets with... -
President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama spent the 4th hosting "military heroes" and their families, along with administration staffers and their families at a White House barbecue and concert on the South Lawn. More than 1,200 service members and...
6:00 pm || Attends Fourth of July celebration and delivers remarks; South Lawn All times Eastern -
WASHINGTON -- Before the Baltimore Ravens handed a purple No. 44 jersey to President Barack Obama, the 44th president, coach John Harbaugh delivered a celebratory message on the South Lawn of the White House. "I want you to know, weShow More Summary
10:15 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 11:00 am || Meets with Treasury Secretary Lew 12:10 pm || Hosts Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens; South Lawn All times Eastern Live stream of Carney Briefing at 1:00 pm -
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signed a bill today that legalizes gay marriage, making the state the 12th to do so. Cheering spectators filled the south lawn of the state Capitol for the outdoor ceremony, with rainbow and American flags fluttering in a sweltering breeze. Dayton’s signature came one day after the state Senate approved the [...]
President Obama walks across the South Lawn of the White House Monday night after arriving from New York City where he attended two Democratic fundraisers. Photo by Pete Marovich/Pool/Getty Images. "My intentions over the next three-and-a-half years are to...
The White House Tumblr just posted a GIF image of Marine One — the President's helicopter — taking off of the South Lawn of the White House and zooming past the Washington Monument. The President was bound for Mexico and Costa Rica for two days of meetings. Here's the GIF: Please follow Politics on Twitter and Facebook. Join the conversation about this story »
9:45 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 10:30 am || Meets with senior advisors 2:05 pm || Honors the BCS National Champion University of Alabama Crimson Tide; South Lawn 4:30 pm || Participates in an Ambassador Credentialing... -