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President Barack Obama gives a thumbs-up to one of the stage participants in the Blue Room as they leave to take part in the minimum wage Executive Order signing ceremony in the East Room of the White House, Feb. 12, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
The Hands Of History, signing the Executive Order to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 for federal contract workers.
The France State Dinner Menu
A member of the color guard holds a French flag as President Barack Obama listens to remarks by President François Hollande of France during the State Arrival Ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House, Feb. 11, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
President Obama and President Hollande Visit Monticello (@PeteSouza)
President Barack Obama and President François Hollande of France tour Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson in Charlottesville, Va., with Leslie Bowman, president of the Monticello Foundation, Feb. 10, 2014 (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)
We’re using a paint sprayer (previously unused of course) to give a micro-thin layer of chocolate over soft and creamy ganache cake. The bittersweet chocolate comes from Hawaii, and it will be served à la mode with vanilla ice-cream from Pennsylvania. #InsideTheWH -Bill
Hi everyone! It’s Chef Cris Comerford and Pastry Chef Bill Yosses – we’re taking over the White House Instagram to give you a look inside the kitchen as we get ready for tomorrow’s State Dinner for France. Thanks for following along. #InsideTheWH -Cris and Bill
First Lady Michelle Obama delivers remarks at the National Symposium on Veterans’ Employment in Construction, in support of Joining Forces, at the Department of Labor in Washington, D.C., Feb. 10, 2014. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez and veterans Larry Melton and Katie Sanicky are onstage with the First Lady. (Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon)
First lady Michelle Obama (left) and Katie Sanicky, a veteran and an iron worker, applaud during a National Symposium on Veterans’ Employment in Construction hosted by the Labor Department Monday in Washington. Mrs. Obama said a construction industry pledge to hire 100,000 veterans by 2019 isn’t only the right and patriotic thing to do, but also a smart thing for business. / AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta
President Barack Obama, with Vice President Joe Biden, delivers remarks at an event to outline new efforts to help the long-term unemployed, in the East Room of the White House, Jan. 31, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
Justice Dept. to extend benefits to same-sex couples
Back in the day, before his head full of gray hair working for an ungrateful AmeriKKKa…State Senator Barack Obama
President Barack Obama speaks about the Farm Bill, or the the Agriculture Act of 2014, into law after speaking about the importance of the Farm Bill to America’s economy at Michigan State University February 7, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)