Topics :: White House
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By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 4, 2012
After helping prevent the Mayor’s planned $7 million in budget cuts to youth shelter funding, Carl Siciliano is honored as White House "Champion of Change." Siciliano heads Ali Forney Center, which was the city’s first LGBT teen homeless shelter.
By BRETT ZONGKER | Monday Jul 4, 2011
One spot in the nation’s capital is offering visitors a peek at presidential recipes including Lyndon B. Johnson’s chili, John F. Kennedy’s chowder and Dwight D. Eisenhower’s three-page guide to vegetable soup.
By DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Wednesday Jun 8, 2011
Guests at next week’s White House state dinner will dine on lettuce and other veggies from the first lady’s garden.
By Associated Press | Friday Dec 3, 2010
"Simple Gifts" is the theme Michelle Obama chose for Christmas at the White House, 2010. "The greatest blessings of all are the ones that don’t cost a thing," she said.
By DINA CAPPIELLO | Saturday Oct 9, 2010
The most famous residence in America, which has already boosted its green credentials by planting a garden, plans to install solar panels atop the White House’s living quarters.
Wednesday Sep 1, 2010
Harry Smith reports that President Obama has added his own unique spin to his workspace. The Oval Office has been redecorated to fit the current Commander in Chief’s tastes.
By Erica Werner | Wednesday Aug 11, 2010
The White House was on the defensive Tuesday after press secretary Robert Gibbs lashed out at liberals he dubbed the "professional left," saying some of them should be drug-tested.
By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Dec 23, 2009
Showing that they are not out of step with mainstream America after all, the extreme right wing has shifted its focus from health care reform and taxes to raise the alarm about a menace that lurks even now in the White House: Christmas tree ornaments that sport the likenesses of Mao Tse-tung and drag performer Hedda Lettuce.
Monday Nov 9, 2009
Michelle Obama’s vegetable garden is about to become a culinary battlefield. The Food Network announced Wednesday that an episode of "Iron Chef America" will be taped at the White House featuring Mario Batali, Bobby Flay and Emeril Lagasse. Read more...
By Nancy Benac | Thursday Oct 8, 2009
You can’t see it, but there’s a quiet cultural revolution under way at the White House.
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