President Barack Obama returns to the Blue Room after a prime time press conference in the East Room of the White House, April 29, 2009.

President Barack Obama returns to the Blue Room after a prime time press conference in the East Room of the White House, April 29, 2009.

President Barack Obama walks down the Cross Hall towards the East Room of the White House prior to a prime time press conference, April 29, 2009.

President Barack Obama walks down the Cross Hall towards the East Room of the White House prior to a prime time press conference, April 29, 2009.

White House staff open doors to the East Room of the White House in preparation for a prime time press conference, April 29, 2009.

White House staff open doors to the East Room of the White House in preparation for a prime time press conference, April 29, 2009.

First Lady Michelle Obama meets hostesses at the annual Congressional Club Luncheon at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C., April 30, 2009.

First Lady Michelle Obama meets hostesses at the annual Congressional Club Luncheon at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C., April 30, 2009.

4/29/09: Presidential Press Conference

The President gives his third prime time press conference from the East Room of the White House. (public domain)

Welcoming Senator Specter

The President and Vice President host Senator Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania in the Diplomatic Reception Room at the White House, welcoming him to the Democratic Party.

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First Lady Michelle Obama volunteers for Feeding America with congressional spouses at the Capitol City Food Bank in northeast Washington, D.C., April 29, 2009.

First Lady Michelle Obama volunteers for Feeding America with congressional spouses at the Capitol City Food Bank in northeast Washington, D.C., April 29, 2009.

President Barack Obama is briefed about the H1N1 flu in the Situation Room of the White House, April 24, 2009.

President Barack Obama is briefed about the H1N1 flu in the Situation Room of the White House, April 24, 2009.

4/28/09: White House Press Briefing

White House Press Briefings are conducted most weekdays from the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room in the West Wing. (public domain)

National & State Teachers of the Year

The President honors the “key to our nation’s success,” our nation’s teachers, in the Rose Garden on April 28, 2009.

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