The White House Hosts Country Music Performance

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First Lady Michelle Obama has launched a music series to encourage arts and arts education. Artists will participate in workshops for middle school and high school music students. Later the artists performed at The White House. The latest performance series featured country artists Alison Krause and Union Station, Brad Paisly and Charley Pride. President Obama, who enjoys listening to country music said, “…[it] has captured our restlessness and resilience” through storytelling.

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America’s Favorite Past Time: President Obama Throws Out first pitch of 2009 All Star Game

President Obama took a break from The West Wing to enjoy a game. Here he is throwing out the first pitch at Tuesday’s All Star Game. Almost 15 million people tuned in to see the game.

David Letterman’s Top Ten: Messages On Sarah Palin’s Answering Machine

Here’s a Top Ten List from David Letterman. The Topic…Sarah Palin

President Obama Comments On Michael Jackson

President Obama commented about Michael Jackson calling him “one of our greatest entertainers” on CNN. A public memorial for Michael Jackson will be held on Tuesday, July 7 at 10am at The Staple Center in Los Angeles. All networks are expected to carry the event live on television and on the Internet.

Sarah Palin Surprises Nation By Stepping Down As Alaska’s Govenor

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Former Republican Vice-Presidential candidate, Sarah Palin surprised the nation today by resigning her role as the Governor of the state of Alaska. The timing of the resignation, which some political experts have been described as puzzling, has fueled speculation as to the real reason for her resignation. Reasons being sited are many, from eagerness to advance her national political career to criticism over her interests outside of the office (namely her book deals) conflicting with her gubernatorial duties. To read the full story: ARTICLE