Letters to the President: Covered in Pennsylvania

While in Pittsburgh, the President met with several families who wrote letters about how the Affordable Care Act is benefiting their lives.

President Barack Obama kisses First Lady Michelle Obama during her remarks at an Affordable Care Act reception in the East Room of the White House, May 1, 2014.

President Barack Obama kisses First Lady Michelle Obama during her remarks at an Affordable Care Act reception in the East Room of the White House, May 1, 2014.

Bamboo Orchestra or, West Wing Peek

When the President arrived in Manila on Monday, the American delegation was received in epic fashion at MalacaƱang Palace, where a bamboo orchestra was playing the theme to Beverly Hills Cop.

President Barack Obama hold Silas McComb, son of Sean McComb, National Teacher of the Year, and Sarah McComb, in the Blue Room prior to the Teacher of the Year event in the East Room of the White House, May 1, 2014. McComb teaches English at Patapsco High School & Center for the Arts in Baltimore, Md.

President Barack Obama hold Silas McComb, son of  Sean McComb, National Teacher of the Year, and Sarah McComb, in the Blue Room prior to the Teacher of the Year event in the East Room of the White House, May 1, 2014. McComb teaches English at Patapsco High School & Center for the Arts in Baltimore, Md.

President Barack Obama eavesdrops as Aidan Lamothe, the 2014 March of Dimes Ambassador, whispers to his mother that he had wished to see both the President and Bo, the Obama family dog, during his visit in the Oval Office, May 1, 2014.

President Barack Obama eavesdrops as Aidan Lamothe, the 2014 March of Dimes Ambassador, whispers to his mother that he had wished to see both the President and Bo, the Obama family dog, during his visit in the Oval Office, May 1, 2014.

First Lady and Dr. Biden at launch of Philanthropy — Joining Forces Impact Pledge

As part of the third anniversary of Joining Forces, the First Lady and Dr. Biden spoke at the American Red Cross Hall of Service in Washington, DC. Hosted by the Council on Foundations and the White Oak Steering Committee, the event signaled the launch of Philanthropy — Joining Forces Impact Pledge, which brought together the philanthropic community to make commitments that will support veterans, service members, survivors, and military families.

First Lady Michelle Obama delivers remarks during the Congressional Club’s annual First Lady’s Luncheon in Washington, D.C., May 1, 2014.

First Lady Michelle Obama delivers remarks during the Congressional Club's annual First Lady's Luncheon in Washington, D.C., May 1, 2014.

President Barack Obama meets with former President Bill Clinton in the Oval Office, May 1, 2014.

President Barack Obama meets with former President Bill Clinton in the Oval Office, May 1, 2014.