This picture, taken by White House photographer Pete Souza back on December 21, 2010, was released this week. It shows the President and Bo, the Obama family dog, during a ride in the presidential motorcade en route to PetSmart in Alexandria, Va. The President bought Bo some Christmas gifts at the pet store then walked nearby to Best Buy to purchase gifts for his daughters.
President Obama brought his jobs message to a Las Vegas suburb on Monday. It was there he also announced a housing initiative to help homeowners with federally guaranteed mortgages refinance their homes.
MINNEAPOLIS,MN- AUGUST 30: U.S. President Barack Obama greets guests of honor during the 93rd American Legion National Convention at the Minneapolis Convention Center on August 30, 2011 in Minneapolis. Obama spoke about job creation and the need to improve services for veterans returning from war.
People hold signs as they wait for the arrival of President Obama at the Rural Economic Forum on August 16th in Peosta, Iowa.
President Obama, on Tuesday at Dover Air Force Base, participates in the dignified transfer ceremony for the remains of the 31 US and Afghan personnel who died in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan over the weekend. The president's visit was kept secret until he landed in Delaware and the photo is the only image of the ceremony allowed. White House Photographer Pete Souza shows the president and other military leaders saluting the remains before meeting with the families of the fallen.
A World Series ring sits on a table prior to an event where President Obama welcomed the World Series champions San Francisco Giants to the East Room of the White House on Monday, July 25, 2011. The Giants defeated the Texas Rangers in the 2010 World Series, giving the franchise their first World Series championship since 1954, and the first since relocating to San Francisco in 1958.