President Barack Obama and Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., enter the East Room of the White House, to attend a Health Care Summit with Members of Congress, March 5, 2009.

President Barack Obama and Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., enter the East Room of the White House, to attend a Health Care Summit with Members of Congress, March 5, 2009.

President Barack Obama talks alone with Sen. Edward Kennedy in the Green Room of the White House March 5, 2009. (Offical White House Photo by Pete Souza) This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.

President Barack Obama talks alone with Sen. Edward Kennedy in the Green Room of the White House March 5, 2009.  (Offical White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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Looking into the Oval Office, President Barack Obama talks to Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, Senior Advisor David Axelrod, and Denis McDonough, Director of Strategic Communications at the National Security Council, March 5, 2009.

Looking into the Oval Office, President Barack Obama talks to Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, Senior Advisor David Axelrod, and Denis  McDonough, Director of Strategic Communications at the National Security Council, March 5, 2009.

Responsibly Ending the War in Iraq

In a speech at Camp LeJeune in North Carolina, President Obama laid out his plan for responsibly ending the war in Iraq, which will end the combat mission by August 2010.

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March 2, 2009 “Washington had its first big snowstorm and I knew the girls were home from school. I suspected the girls might try to sled or make a snowman, so I asked the Usher’s Office to call me if the girls headed outside. I got there just in time to catch the First Lady helping the girls sled down a hill on the South Lawn. This picture now hangs on the wall of the President’s study.”

March 2, 2009
“Washington had its first big snowstorm and I knew the girls were home from school. I suspected the girls might try to sled or make a snowman, so I asked the Usher’s Office to call me if the girls headed outside. I got there just in time to catch the First Lady helping the girls sled down a hill on the South Lawn. This picture now hangs on the wall of the President’s study.”