Oct. 1, 2010 "Most of the White House staff had gathered on the Truman Balcony to bid farewell to outgoing Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel. But the national security staff had to pull the President aside to the Treaty Room to give him an update on the terrorist threats in Europe."

Oct. 1, 2010
"Most of the White House staff had gathered on the Truman Balcony to bid farewell to outgoing Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel. But the national security staff had to pull the President aside to the Treaty Room to give him an update on the terrorist threats in Europe."

President Barack Obama talks with Justice Elena Kagan and Chief Justice John Roberts before Kagan’s Investiture Ceremony at the Supreme Court, Oct. 1, 2010.

President Barack Obama talks with Justice Elena Kagan and Chief Justice John Roberts before Kagan's  Investiture Ceremony at the Supreme Court, Oct. 1, 2010.

President Barack Obama talks on the phone in the Oval Office with President Alvaro Colom of Guatemala to express his deep regret regarding the study conducted by the U.S. Public Health Service in the 1940s on sexually transmitted disease inoculation and to extend an apology to all those affected, Oct. 1, 2010.

President Barack Obama talks on the phone in the Oval Office with President Alvaro Colom of Guatemala to express his deep regret regarding the study conducted by the U.S. Public Health Service in the 1940s on sexually transmitted disease inoculation and to extend an apology to all those affected,  Oct. 1, 2010.

President Barack Obama walks on the Colonnade of the White House with outgoing Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel and his family, and interim Chief of Staff Pete Rouse, after the announcement that Emanuel is returning to Chicago, Oct. 1, 2010.

President Barack Obama walks on the Colonnade of the White House with outgoing Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel and his family, and interim Chief of Staff Pete Rouse, after the announcement that Emanuel is returning to Chicago, Oct. 1, 2010.

West Wing Week: 10/1/10 or “One Two Three … Lancers!”

Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that’s happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Walk step by step with the President as he signs the Small Business Jobs Act, speaks to college journalists, holds backyard discussions about the economy with area families across the heartland and much more…