West Wing Week: “Mailbag Day, New Year’s Edition”

In this special edition of West Wing Week, look back over the last year, watch the President sign a law getting those loud TV ads under control, and find out the answers to a couple burning questions from the mailbag.

President Barack Obama takes a break from his golf game at the Mid Pacific Country Club in Kailua, Hawaii, to give a child a golf ball, Dec. 28, 2010.

President Barack Obama takes a break from his golf game at the Mid Pacific Country Club in Kailua, Hawaii, to give a child a golf ball, Dec. 28, 2010.

Kennedy Center Honorees at The White House 2010

President Obama greets the 2010 Kennedy Center Honorees at the White House – Merle Haggard, Paul McCartney, Oprah Winfrey, Bill T. Jones, and Jerry Herman

Behind the Scenes: Signing Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Repeal

See what it was like inside the hall and hear from some who were there as the President signed the bill that will repeal the “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell.”

President Barack Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia eat shaved ice at Island Snow Hawaii in Kailua, Hawaii, Dec. 27, 2010.

President Barack Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia eat shaved ice at Island Snow Hawaii in Kailua, Hawaii, Dec. 27, 2010.

President Barack Obama plays golf at the Kaneohe Klipper Marine Golf Course in Oahu, Hawaii, Dec. 26, 2010.

President Barack Obama plays golf at the Kaneohe Klipper Marine Golf Course in Oahu, Hawaii, Dec. 26, 2010.

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greet service men and women and their families, during Christmas dinner in the mess hall at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kailua, Hawaii, Dec. 25, 2010.

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greet service men and women and their families, during Christmas dinner in the mess hall at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kailua, Hawaii, Dec. 25, 2010.

President Barack Obama listens as a child whispers in his ear during Christmas dinner in the mess hall at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kailua, Hawaii, Dec. 25, 2010.

President Barack Obama listens as a child whispers in his ear during Christmas dinner in the mess hall at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kailua, Hawaii, Dec. 25, 2010.

Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden visit with troops and their families on Christmas Day at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., Dec. 25, 2010.

Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden visit with troops and their families on Christmas Day at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., Dec. 25, 2010.

West Wing Week: 12/24/10 or “AKA Santa Claus”

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 repeal of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell,” looks back at an historic lame duck session, reads to kids for the Holiday season, and receives the Census report.