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President Obama, Michelle Obama Reveal Official Portraits; Reactions… Ah, Mixed

Former President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama took what could be considered the last act of their administration. They sat for official portraits destined for the National Portrait Gallery to hang next to portraits of Washington, Lincoln, Clinton and Bush. Reactions, so far, are… ah.. mixed. The portraits were unveiled at a ceremony this morning that drew former administration officials and a spattering of Hollywood types, including Steven Spielberg, wife, Kate Capshaw and Tom Hanks....

Kellyanne Conway Makes Spectacle of Herself on Trump Wiretap Claims (See!)

Kellyanne Conway did her best on NBC’s “Today” show to deflect questions about Donald Trump’s odious claim that President Obama wiretapped his Trump Tower telephones during the 2016 campaign. It was a spectacle of lies. Conway, whose credibility is already in the basement, did herself no favors by trying to defend the president’s outlandish claims on national television....
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Michelle Obama Ices Cake With Letterman Top Ten (watch!)

Michelle Obama, fresh off her moving Democratic National Convention speech, took some time out from the gathering to appear on David Letterman, via satellite. She did his famous top ten list. The First lady, 48 spent much of her time yesterday with brother Craig Robinson in the presidential seats. Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Dr. Jill Biden, also dropped in to hear former President Bill Clinton speak. From high atop the the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, N.C., she connected with Dave to read the “Top Ten Reasons to Watch the Democratic National Convention.”...
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