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Laura Bush Named 2015 Wonk of the Year

Laura Bush has won the 2015 Wonk of the Year award. She is the first woman to win the award. Laura Bush is pictured receiving the award. She also spoke at the event. Read more... April 13, 2015

Smithsonian Creates 3-D Portrait of President Obama

President Obama is the first president in history to be scanned in 3D. The portraits created from the 3D scan data are now on display at the Smithsonian Castle. The Smithsonian-led team included experts from the University of Southern California’s Institute for Creative Technologies and Autodesk. Read more... December 10, 2014

Former President George W. Bush Takes the Ice Bucket Challenge, Challenges Bill Clinton

Former President George W. Bush was challenged by several people, including golfer Rory McIlroy and his daughter Jenna Bush Hager, to take the ALS ice bucket challenge. Read more... August 20, 2014

Nick Offerman's Monologue at the Radio and TV Correspondents Dinner

Parks and Recreation' Nick Offerman was the featured speaker at the 70th annual Radio and Television Correspondents Dinner in Washington, D.C. Offerman's dry humor was on display for the event, which seemed to go over rather well. He thanked the organizers for inviting him to the town of Washington, D.C.: "Between Republicans and Democrats, this city has become a noxious stink hole, where very little gets down because of backstabbing, deceit and greed. Just want to thank all of you for allowing a Hollywood actor like myself feel welcome." Read more... June 14, 2014

The CIA Joins Twitter and Youtube

It's official. The CIA has joined Twitter. The agency has also launched a Facebook page and a Youtube channel. The agency's first tweet was, "We can neither confirm nor deny that this is our first tweet" which is pretty hilarious. Read more... June 6, 2014

Clay Aiken's Primary Opponent in Democractic Congressional Race Dies

Keith Crisco has died after a fall in his home at age 71. Crisco was a textile entrepreneur. He was also formerly the Secretary of Commerce for the state of North Carolina. Singer Clay Aiken has been in a tight race with Crisco for the Democratic seat in North Carolina's 2nd district. Read more... May 12, 2014

Vice President Joe Biden Joins Instagram

Joe Biden officially joined Instagram in April. He has been sharing personal photographs and selfies. The account, @vp, says, "This account is run by the Office of Vice President Biden. Instagrams from the Vice President are signed -vp." Read more... May 3, 2014

Kim Jong Un's Baby Photos Released on North Korean State Media

Rare photos of Kim Jong Un as a baby and child have been released. CNN says the photos were released on North Korean state media (KCTV). Jung is wearing a uniform in the baby photo. The cute photos contrast the nuclear threats and threats to neighboring South Korea that seem to constantly come from the bombastic North Korea regime. Read more... April 27, 2014

President Obama Meets Pope Francis at the Vatican

President Obama met Pope Francis at the Vatican for the first time last week. The two leaders had a private meeting that lasted about an hour. The Pope gave President Obama two medallions and a copy of Evangelii Gaudium. President Obama gave the Pope a box of vegetable and fruit seeds from The White House garden. Read more... April 2, 2014

SNL Cold Open: President Obama's Social Media Campaign Goes into Overdrive

Louis C.K. hosted Saturday Night Live last night. For the Cold Open the SNL writers took aim at President Obama's social media offensive to increase sign ups for healthcare at healthcare.gov. In this skit, the president (Jay Pharoah) agrees to increasingly silly social media stunts in order to get young people to sign up. He poses for a photo with Kim Kardashian and Harry Styles, he dances with Pope Francis for a Vine video and even agrees to kiss Justin Bieber (Kate McKinnon). All the while his aide (Taran Killam) spins him sadder and sadder stories of people without healthcare so he will agree to the promotions. Kate's Bieber is spot on. Read more... March 30, 2014

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