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  President Obama humbled by voters
During a post-Election Day address, President Obama acknowledged voters’ frustration and the “shellacking” they delivered to his party. NBC’s Chuck Todd reports.
  Brokaw: Obama must reach out to voters
In the wake of the Democratic Party’s stinging midterm losses, NBC’s Tom Brokaw says the president must reach out to American voters who are tired of the Congressional gridlock.
  GOP dreams big for 2012
Fresh off the heels of sweeping midterm victories, Republicans are setting their sights on the White House with the support of their new partner — Tea Party activists. NBC’s Andrea Mitchell reports.
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  Lawyer: Michael Brown’s mom ‘absolutely shocked’
Benjamin Crump, the attorney for Michael Brown’s parents, joins TODAY to discuss Lesley McSpadden and Michael Brown Sr.’s reactions to the grand jury decision to not charge the officer who fatally shot their son.

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  The life of Barack Obama
The path of the president-elect, from childhood to party leader

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An NBC special presentation
Inside the Obama White House
Descending on the West Wing with 32 cameras and 25 producers, NBC News gets a glimpse of the extremely young, fast and loose players who make up Team Obama.
Slideshows: White House life
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  The first daughters
For the first time in years, the White House’s historic halls ring with the energy of young children: presidential daughters Malia and Sasha.
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  Obama’s Oval Office
Through the subtlest of changes, Barack Obama has gradually put his imprint on the most famous room in the White House.
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  Obama's first year in office
Look back at some of the moments that have characterized the president’s tenure in the White House so far.
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  Life inside the White House
Get an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the Obama administration and the people who keep it running like clockwork.
Pete Souza
  Inside Obama's White House
Get a glimpse of President Barack Obama's first 100 days, through the lens of photographer Pete Souza.
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  Christmas at the White House
From a gingerbread "Bo," to giant trees and official White House ornaments, Christmas is in full effect at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
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  Who’s a good Bo?
See the Obama family’s frisky Portuguese water dog pup sink his paws into his classy White House digs.
President Richard Nixon dances with his daughter
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  First sons and daughters
Under many administrations, the corridors of the White House have resounded with the patter of little feet.
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  Presidential playgrounds
Some scenes in history of the nation’s chief executives and their favorite summer escapes.
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  Presidential moms
‘You could be president someday’: For these mothers, these words turned out to be true.
Slideshows: Inauguration events
  Change takes office
White House photographer Pete Souza captures the momentous days surrounding the inauguration.
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  Presidential party
New First Couple dances night away at inaugural balls; Mariah Carey, Mary J. Blige perform
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  Celebrities salute Obama
Oprah, Beyonce, Muhammad Ali and more gather for Barack Obama’s inauguration.
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  Worldwide celebration
From Kenya to Kosovo, cheers for a new U.S. president.
US President Elect Barak Obama and his wife Michelle at the "We Are One"  The Obama Inaugural Celebration
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  The festivities begin
President-elect Barack Obama began his day with a solemn moment at Arlington cemetery before attending the festive concert.
Slideshows: Politics, style and celebrity
Image: U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama arrive at the Inaugural Ball in Washington
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  Gown and country: Inaugural ball gowns through the years
It's not an inauguration without glamorous galas — and fabulous first lady fashions to match. Here's a look back.
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  Michelle Obama's effortless style
The first lady looks as sophisticated in designer dresses as she does in outfits from J. Crew.
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  Stars on the campaign trail
Plenty of celebrities have turned out to support candidates running for the presidency.
The Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.
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  On the (fashion) trail
From Barack Obama’s slim suits to Sarah Palin’s $150,000 wardrobe, see why style – not just substance – is subject to scrutiny in the race for the White House.

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