White House Wednesdays

The First Lady and the Committee for the Preservation of the White House carefully chose American designers and materials to give the State Dining Room its new look. The update includes: repainted and reglazed walls, new draperies, a new rug, and new historically-inspired chairs. The White House State Dining Room, a grand and historic space,… Read More

First lady Michelle Obama poses with former first ladies Laura Bush, Hillary Clinton, Barbara Bush and Rosalynn Carter as they attend the dedication ceremony for the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, April 25, 2013. (Jason Reed/Reuters)   He’s unmarried. An avowed bachelor. If he won the White House, he’d have no spouse at… Read More

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama welcome Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife, Akie Abe, for a state dinner at the White House Tuesday. Last night, in the midst of cherry blossom season in Washington D.C., the Obama Administration welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the White House for its… Read More