Selection of the best picture in 2014 by Pete Souza

• A selection of the best picture in 2014 by Pete Souza

"For the sixth consecutive year, I am pleased to share Pictures of the" Year in Pictures. " Each photo, taken by me or photos from my submission, accompanied by a personal opinion of the author of this picture. In some cases, for a photograph worth an interesting story. Most of the points in these images can be described as a "behind the scenes", ie. E. They are made away from prying eyes. Some pictures can be called historical, t. To. They are made in historic places, while others need to give people a better understanding of who the president and the first lady of the United States. Editing is very subjective and it is for me a personal challenge. I have included a selection of a combination of "moments", but also some images that depend on graphics, lighting and composition. Some are serious, some are not. And of course, there are many kids (after US President loves kids). I hope you enjoy the selection of this year. "

Pete Souza, the chief White House photographer.

Selection of the best picture in 2014 by Pete Souza Selection of the best picture in 2014 by Pete Souza

January 17, 2014

"Sometimes a unique perspective is of paramount importance. Lawrence Jackson took up a position on the balcony in the president's office to take pictures as he signed the act of 3547 on common banknotes in 2014 ".

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January 21, 2014

"Covered with snow in the Rose Garden was an interesting backdrop for the US president, walking along the colonnade to the White House at the end of the day, accompanied by the Chief of Staff Denis McDonough."

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January 28, 2014

"In the annual address" State of the Union "in the Capitol Chuck Kennedy captured this moment between the First Lady and Sergeant First Class Corey Remsbergom. Corey first met the president in 2009, at a ceremony marking the landing in Normandy. 4 months Corey was badly injured in Afghanistan and held in a coma for three months. In early 2010, shortly after Corey came out of the coma, the president visited patients in the hospital Walter Reed. Entering the House of one of the patients, the president saw the photo I made in Normandy - he was there, and Kori. The president realized that he had met with the wounded soldier. Two years later we were in Arizona, where Cory returned to recover. The President asked if Corey does not want to meet him backstage. Corey was able to salute the president and go across the room, leaning on crutches, to shake the hand of the head of state. "

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February 4, 2014

"Members of Congress are trying to attract the attention of the President after the meeting in the East Wing of the White House."

Selection of the best picture in 2014 by Pete Souza

February 7, 2014

"This is one of the photos that require explanation. The President held a meeting with the director of the service for relations with Jennifer Palmieri community (left) and senior service worker Tara McGuinness, to prepare for a radio interview. One of the comments the President was so humorous that Jenna and Tara began to laugh. "

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February 11, 2014

'Always the gentleman - President helps the first lady to come down from the stage after she thanked the main staff of the White House during an official dinner for French President Francois Hollande on the South Lawn of the White House. "

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February 18, 2014

"You can not help but love Bill Murray. The actor was invited to the White House, along with the other actors of the film "Treasure hunters". Before the film was supposed to greet the president of the actors in the Diplomatic Room. One of the staff showed Murray where to stand before the meeting. But when the president entered the room, Murray stayed in the same place and said: "They told me to stand here. '"

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March 1, 2014

"The president is talking to National Security Adviser to the telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin about the situation in Ukraine. I'm sure people will immediately say that the president inappropriately dressed and sits with his feet on the table. But do not forget: it was Saturday, and the president is the president, regardless of whether it is worn a suit or not. And the president, any president, does not show lack of respect for its employees, if puts his feet on the table. He just relaxed. "

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March 4, 2014

"The president was visiting a class of elementary school in Washington. During the lesson, a boy kept in the hands of statoscope, and already about to leave, the president suddenly asked the boy to listen to his heartbeat. "

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March 5, 2014

"I like all the reflections in the mirrors in this photo of Amanda Lyusidon made behind the scenes Summit of Women, held in Miami, Florida."

Selection of the best picture in 2014 by Pete Souza

March 7, 2014

"I am always looking for different angles to capture the president. Here he sits down in his plane. I did not think that including this photo in the selection, until he learned that he went out the trailer for the third season of the series "House of Cards", very similar to the picture. "

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March 17, 2014

"Coming back from the National Military Medical Center Walter Reed in Bethesda, Maryland, I asked the helicopter pilots if I take a picture of the White House may be out the window."

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March 18, 2014

"The president applauded the winners of the Order of Merit (left to right) Sergeant Melvin Morris, Sergeant First Class Jose Rodel and specialist J. Santiago. Erev at the award ceremony of the Order of the White House East Room. The President awarded the three veterans (and 21 posthumously) Medal of Honor. They got the award for heroism during the military operations of World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War. Courage every soldier had previously noted the cross "For Service in Battle" - the second most important military award in the country; award "upgraded" for their bravery, courage and heroism. In 2002, Congress urged to review the records of veterans of the Jewish and Spanish origin, to ensure that no one is forgotten, for reasons of national prejudices. "

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March 23, 2014

"A great moment of the first lady and her daughters, Sasha and Malia, during a visit to the Great Wall."

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March 24, 2014

"Hang out (POTUS, President of the United States) met with Rembrandt. The President looks at Rembrandt self-portrait during a tour of Fame Gallery at the State Museum of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. "

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March 27, 2014

"The president talks with Pope Francis after a private audience at the Vatican."

Selection of the best picture in 2014 by Pete Souza

April 4, 2014

"Despite several unsuccessful framing, I like the facial expressions and the president-year-old Lincoln Rose Smith, who is learning to walk for the Oval Office. This happened when the former deputy press secretary Jamie Smith and her family came to say goodbye and to be photographed with the president. "

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April 14, 2014

"Amanda Lyusidon captured the spontaneous moment - the first lady laughs and hugs favorite dog sled and Bo during video recording."

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April 21, 2014

"When the president saw that photo hanging on the walls of the West Wing, he laughed and said:" Two of the most famous pair of ears in Washington. " Then he asked me to print the photos for him, that he showed to his daughters. The picture shows the president and the Easter Bunny listen to the national anthem on the balcony of the blue room at the annual event in honor of Easter. "

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April 23, 2014

"David Linemann captures scenes shot for the White House Correspondents Association, which currently vice president and" cine "Vice President - actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus - sitting in the car next to the Observatory in Washington, DC."

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April 27, 2014

"Probably every photographer has difficulty this situation: the transition from the air-conditioned hotel on the street, which create heat and humidity. My lens is constantly misted when I tried to take a picture of the president, I say goodbye to the Malaysian Prime Minister Mohammed Najib Abdul Razak in Kuala Lumpur. "

Selection of the best picture in 2014 by Pete Souza

April 28, 2014

"Help me up!" - cried President after his picture taken with children in the US Embassy in Manila, Philippines. "

Selection of the best picture in 2014 by Pete Souza

April 28, 2014

"The agent of US intelligence shines a flashlight for a president who comes from a helicopter upon arrival in Manila, Philippines. I'm still pleasantly surprised that an ordinary digital camera can capture a scene with such a meager light. "

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May 6, 2014

"Presidential aides laugh while he's trying to kill a fly, invading in his Oval Office."

Selection of the best picture in 2014 by Pete Souza

May 16, 2014

"Pretty obvious moments captured by Chuck Kennedy: First Lady visited National Historic Landmark Education in Topeka, Kansas, Stephanie Kayriazis".

Selection of the best picture in 2014 by Pete Souza

May 16, 2014

"Usually, the president makes a group photo with the employees of restaurants, where dinner. After lunch with Vice President Biden in an institution Shake Shack in Washington, the president asked him where to stand for the photo. But I could not answer, and he was jumping over the counter on the other side. Soon, vice president followed his example. "

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May 24, 2014

"This photo was taken at the annual science fair at the White House. He poses with the president of the Girl Scouts of Tulsa, Oklahoma. I think the 8-year-old girls - Avery Dodson, Natalie Hurley, Miriam Shafer, Kleybir Winton Claire and Lucy - are called "Brownie". They just showed the president my crafts - bridge project from Lego, which must withstand a flood. Fair for students arranged a huge field of activity in the field of science, technology, engineering and math. "

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May 25, 2014

"Brad Paisley leaves the stage after the performance of his songs for the soldiers of the US Army before the president's handling of Afghanistan. Brad flew with us in Afghanistan, and for security reasons, he could not tell anyone where he went. Brad - a great companion, and on the way back, he even played and sang "Happy Birthday" to one of the pilots.

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May 28, 2014

"Cadets throw caps into the air, and over the stadium," Falcon "fighter jets fly during a graduation ceremony in the US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado."

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June 6, 2014

"The US president talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin after a dinner with the leaders of foreign states in honor of the 70th anniversary of the landing of troops in Normandy. I'm sure they did not speak of that memorable day. "

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June 6, 2014

"It's not so much a great photograph as a memorable moment of communication with the veterans of World War II, Kenneth (Rock) Merritt, who regaled the president with stories on the military helicopter. The President invited Roca fly by helicopter after the ceremony at the cemetery for veterans at Colleville-sur-Mer, France. "

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June 9, 2014

"The president is preparing for the creation of 3D-portrait from the Smithsonian Institution. There were a lot of cameras and flashes, but not a bad picture "has turned out as a result.

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June 9, 2014

"The Chief of Staff Denis McDonough once came to the president and said," Let's walk. " They walked out of the White House and went to the "Starbucks" on Pennsylvania Avenue. On the way back, the president stopped to shake hands with the street vendor Ebedi Said, who was born in Afghanistan. Later, I chose this photo to hang it on the wall of the West Wing. A few months later, when a picture is replaced with a new photo, we were told that an employee of the White House invited Mr. Ebedi and his family on a tour of the West wing. So we returned to the picture on the wall. Later I heard that the family is very moved when I saw this photo. "

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June 13, 2014

"Every morning, the president shall convene a briefing. When world events dictate the rules, briefing visiting people usually do not take part in it. Here, General Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Chiefs of Staff, informed the President about the situation in Iraq. "

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June 13, 2014

"The first lady and the president hugged the young people of Indian origin after meeting with them in the Sioux reservations in Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Obama family was so moved by this meeting that invited young people to the White House. Photos from the visit will also be in this collection. "

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June 23, 2014

"This picture got a lot of comments when we published it on Flickr. Lawrence Jackson captured the boy who falls face in the couch in the Oval office, while President communicates with his parents - agent of the US special services, outgoing, and his wife. "

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June 23, 2014

"The president kissed the girl on the welcoming ceremony of the wounded soldiers and their families during a tour of the East Wing of the White House."

Selection of the best picture in 2014 by Pete Souza

June 25, 2014

"Vice President communicates with Senator Mark Begich of Alaska during a reception at the White House."

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June 26, 2014

"The president has lunch with Rebecca Erler at the bar in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 36-year-old Erler - a working mother of two boys of preschool age - wrote a letter to the president about their financial problems. When the president arrived in Minneapolis, he asked Rebecca to dine with him. Later, he met with her family, and the next day President Rebecca mentioned in his speech on the economy. "

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June 29, 2014

"The president alone with his daughter Sasha during his campaign in Great Falls, Virginia."

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July 7, 2014

"David Linemann accompanied by Dr. Jill Biden in her summer trip to Africa. In this photo, Dr. Biden and their granddaughter Finnegan waving students after the event at a school for girls in Freetown, Sierra Leone. "

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July 8, 2014

"A woman puts a note in the pocket of the president, while he welcomes passers during an unplanned walk in the center of Denver, Colorado."

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July 8, 2014

"The president is whistling a song while playing billiards with Governor John Hickenlooper of Colorado in Denver. President proud that he was able to beat the governor at the bar, which was opened by the Governor. "

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July 9, 2014

"President salutes, down off the plane to greet the Governor of Texas Rick Perry upon arrival at the international airport of Dallas. President and Governor Perry discussed the issues of immigration on the way to a meeting with other officials. "

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July 10, 2014

"During a meeting on economic issues in Austin, Texas, two young men pelted the president questions about immigration. Once again broke, the president said that he would like to finish it, but he would be happy to talk to them later. After the speech, the president asked his guards to bring the guys behind the scenes to really discuss with them issues of immigration. "

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July 17, 2014

"Secure communications is always at the President hotel, wherever he went. The President was in New York when the Malaysian plane crashed in Ukraine. The President held a teleconference with the Director of the CIA, John Brennan and his team to discuss the US response. Senior Adviser Dan Pfeiffer and Deputy Chief of Staff Anita Decker Breckenridge check the news on the Internet. "

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July 21, 2014

"The President laughs with a basketball player," the Los Angeles Clippers' Chris Paul, who was to introduce the president at an event in Washington Hall. In just a few minutes before to make this image, I spoke with Chris, who said he was very nervous. I was surprised that the basketball star, who plays under incredible pressure in front of tens of thousands of people nervous. Then came the president, and soon Chris already being laughed. By the way, Chris delivered perfectly, without a hint of nervousness. "

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July 23, 2014

"Surrounded by the security agents, the president looks at the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. Rather than sit in a helicopter, the president walked past to get a better view view of the bridge in the bright summer day. "

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July 23, 2014

"Sometimes it becomes the main graphic element in photography. Here I ran in front of the aircraft at Los Angeles International Airport to take a picture of the president from the bottom, when he will come out of the plane. "

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July 29, 2014

"Unusual angle as can sometimes be the key for interesting photos. Here Chuck Kennedy was on the roof of the West Wing and took a picture of the president coming from the Oval Office on the South Lawn of the White House to make a statement on the situation in Ukraine. "

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July 29, 2014

"Sometimes you're lucky. The President welcomed the crowd to the bar in Kansas City. When he started to talk to a boy, someone's smartphone highlight the face of the president. Without this picture lighting, likely would not have received. "

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July 30, 2014

"I have included this image, because the president likes to look at vintage watches in Parkville, Missouri. "So much fun stuff" - as he described to me this museum. He said he would like to spend much more time in the shop. "

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July 31, 2014

"The president really cool. But not always. In this photo he is alarmed by comments that the liberty of Republican member of Congress during the discussion of policy in Syria in a meeting with Chairman of the National Security Committee. Later this exchange of views fiercely debated in the press. "

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August 14, 2014

"The president has no holidays, they just change the country" - so the first lady Nancy Reagan once said of her husband's trips to California. It does not matter whether the president in the Oval Office or on vacation. He is still president, able to take decisions, no matter where he was. In this photo the president during a vacation in Chilmark, Massachusetts, is making final amendments to the speech after a meeting with US Attorney General Eric Holder and other officials about the situation in Ferguson, Missouri. "

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August 29, 2014

"This is a photo of President, read the document was done with the help of a remote-controlled camera mounted above the fireplace in the Oval Office."

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August 29, 2014

"I flew on the second helicopter and arrived a few seconds before the main helicopter landed at Brenton Point in Newport, Rhode Island. I argued with one of our people, instead of having to go to a tuple, the president will want to enjoy the ocean at sunset. I won".

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September 4, 2014

"Meetings occur everywhere, including on the escalator. Here the president continues to have a conversation with Angela Merkel after a meeting with other NATO leaders in Newport, Wales. "

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September 5, 2014

"We were at the NATO summit in Wales, when someone reminded the president that is close to the famous Stonehenge. After the end of the summit, President looked at the historical place. "

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September 8, 2014

"The first lady loves to cuddle. Chuck Kennedy captures the moment after a meeting with young people in Atlanta, Georgia. "

Selection of the best picture in 2014 by Pete Souza

September 8, 2014

"How to meet the president of the United States?" - this is a letter written 13-year-old Parker McAllen president and soon with his family was invited to the White House. "

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September 14, 2014

"The president, the first lady and their daughter Malia are looking at a portrait of Abraham Lincoln during his visit to the National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian Museum in Washington."

Selection of the best picture in 2014 by Pete Souza

September 15, 2014

"The president touched the child's leg while greeting guests at the picnic on the South Lawn of the White House."

Selection of the best picture in 2014 by Pete Souza

September 17, 2014

"Not the horns", - said the president of the group of students before photographed. Of course, some just can not resist. I especially like the girl, hugging the president's hand. This primary school students in Tampa, Florida. "

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September 18, 2014

"Given how much time was given to the President of Ukraine this year, I thought it would be important to show a meeting with President Petro Poroshenko in the Oval Office."

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September 19, 2014

"Through the crack in the door listening to a speech President Lily Jay survivors of sexual harassment during the campaign" It's on us "- new social campaign of sexual harassment in colleges and universities."

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September 19, 2014

"At the end of the day the president is on the colonnade with Anita Decker Breckenridge".

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September 22, 2014

"On Veterans meeting, I decided to focus the camera on this girl who touched the President's hand, as if unable to believe his good fortune."

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September 22, 2014

"Meeting at the end of the day the US president and the chief of staff Denis McDonough often turns into a walk on the White House lawn. And usually, Denis goes with red folder. "

Selection of the best picture in 2014 by Pete Souza

September 27, 2014 "Lawrence Jackson captured this photo of the first lady, who looks President's speech at the 44th annual conference in Washington."

Selection of the best picture in 2014 by Pete Souza

September 30, 2014

"I asked the president if I can pass on his car while they go to the memorial of Martin Luther King Jr. with the Prime Minister of India."

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2 October 2014

"Helicopter over Lake Michigan in the background Chicago."

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October 6, 2014

"The president was walking with the former chief of staff and Chicago Mayor Ram Emanuel, when both stopped to pat Sunny on the lawn of the White House."

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October 7, 2014

"I love that in this photo so much going on. The main event, of course, lies in the fact that the Vice President greets a girl during a meeting with the people in Bakersfield, California. "

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October 8, 2014

"Portrait of the President, made at a meeting with his counselors in the Rose Garden. Usually the meeting is held in the Oval Office, but the President decided to move it to the street because of the great weather. "

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October 13, 2014

"At a meeting on the problem of Ebola virus president and secretary of the Ministry of Health Sylvia Mathews Burwell listen by phone Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the disease prevention and control. President dressed formally, since it was Columbus Day. "

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October 14, 2014

"The president and daughter of the White House worker retiring."

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October 14, 2014

"The president met with a group of students in the study of Roosevelt in the White House. Toward the end of the meeting, one of the guys suggested the president to play. "Come on", - said the president, and the whole group went to the basketball court on the South Lawn. During and after the game the President also talked with young people about life, not about basketball. "

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October 15, 2014

"When the heavens opened one autumn afternoon, I went out with my iPhone, to make a good photo for Instagram. The President saw me standing in the colonnade, and came after me. Fortunately, when I also had my camera, so I was able to make this picture the president, trying rain. "

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October 16, 2014

"The president is talking on the phone with the governor of Texas, Rick Perry, to make sure that Texas has all the necessary resources, if someone from the medical contract the virus Ebola. I have tried to include in the picture everyone who was in the Oval Office.

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October 17, 2014

"The government is full of people who spend an incredible job in the interests of the American people. One of them is Lisa Monaco, Assistant to the President for National Security and Counterterrorism. When I introduced Lisa to friends and family, I told them that it works non-stop, the Americans were safe. I include this image, because Lisa spends almost all the time or in the office with no windows, or in the Cabinet for Emergency Situations. And in that day with the wiring problem in the Oval Office was forced to postpone a meeting of all the streets. "

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October 20, 2014

"It had to be simple, early voting the president in the center of Martin Luther King Jr. When Aya Cooper (left) and her fiance Mike Jones (right) came to cast their votes, Jones shouted, "Mr. President, do not touch my girl." The President said: "I was not planning to," and then said that Jones - is "an example of his brother, who you just teasing." Giving voice, President Cooper kissed on the cheek. "

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October 24, 2014

"When Nina Pam entered the Oval Office, the president embraced her. Nina - a nurse from Dallas with suspected Ebola. The President invited her to the White House when she left the hospital to learn that, thank God, is not sick. "

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October 31, 2014

"The president welcomes the baby during the reception in honor of Halloween at the White House."

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November 5, 2014

"The fourth quarter and in the fourth quarter, there is a lot of things" - so began the President speech at a meeting with his advisers in the office of Roosevelt the day after the midterm elections. Although Democrats have shown not the best result, the president wanted them to know that they can do a lot of good for the American people over the two years of his presidency. "

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November 7, 2014

"On leaving the Oval Office with Senate leader Mitch McConnell President stopped in the colonnade, to discuss with him some questions."

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November 11, 2014

"Typically, access to foreign summits for me is limited. But somehow I managed to be behind the scenes, where the president and the rest were waiting for the start of the plenary session of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation in Beijing, China. "

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November 13, 2014

"I almost fell on the stairs, trying to make this picture the president, turning the corner of a beautiful shadows."

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November 13, 2014

"The president bought gifts for his family at the Naypyidaw, Burma. When he saw the earrings to suit his daughter Malia, he decided to try them on the hotel worker, to see how they will look. "

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November 14, 2014

"The president is going to the plane at the International Airport Naypyidaw, Burma, to go in Yangon".

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November 14, 2014

"The president is going to Aung San Suu Kyi at her house after a joint press conference in Yangon, Burma."

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November 15, 2014

"The president holds a koala before the meeting" The Big Twenty "in Brisbane, Australia."

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November 19, 2014

"Lawrence Jackson captured the president, laughing at a joke the first lady during the recording of the festive new video."

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November 19, 2014

"A lot of work takes place during informal meetings and conversations, often outside the Oval Office. In this photo, the president got up to the second floor of the west wing to talk to Neil Eggleston, advisor to the president. "

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November 20, 2014

"Keeping the promise, the president and first lady dined with young people from the Sioux restaurant in Washington. Previously, young people walked through the White House. "

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November 25, 2014

"After the meeting, I focused the lens on the Vice-President of the folder".

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November 26, 2014

"The president and his daughters Malia and Sasha look at a turkey named Mack before the ceremony in honor of Thanksgiving Day at the White House. The President pardoned a turkey named for Cheese, although Mac and Cheese were granted the right to continue to live on a farm in Ohio. "

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December 1, 2014

"After the scandal over the murder of Michael Brown in Ferguson cop President invited the young human rights activists in the Oval Office. Many of them have held protests in Ferguson. Scheduled for 30 minutes, the meeting lasted more than an hour. After its completion the president has continued a few minutes to talk with young people, and I decided to make this picture a bust of Martin Luther King, Jr. in the foreground. "

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December 3, 2014

"We saw the first lady, the president is standing under the mistletoe, and she went to him to get a legitimate kiss."

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December 7, 2014

"The president began whistling a Christmas song while waiting for the start of the official meeting."

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December 7, 2014

"The president and first lady applaud Tom Hanks, one of the winners of the prestigious award, in the Kennedy Center."

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December 8, 2014

"President mimics schoolgirl at a meeting during the week of science."

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December 1, 2014

"The president spoke by telephone with Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes, and Ferial Govashiri shows him a photo of the newborn daughter of Ben."

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December 12, 2014

"The president is going down the hall to the White House Oval Office."

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December 16, 2014

"The president spoke on the phone with Cuban President Raul Castro in the Oval Office. The next day, the president announced that the US restores diplomatic relations with Cuba after more than 50 years. "