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5 Things to Know About the White House Christmas Decorations

HOME | By Nancy Benac | Dec 9
Christmas is always an over-the-top event at the White House. Five things to know about how the White House team is going big with this year's festivities:

White House: US Increasingly Backing Gay Marriage

NATIONAL | Oct 6
The White House says a growing majority of Americans recognize that same-sex couples in loving relationships deserve fair treatment under the law.

Security Breached: Intruder Gets Into White House

NATIONAL | By Josh Lederman | Sep 20
The U.S. Secret Service is coming under intense scrutiny after a man who hopped the White House fence made it all the way through the front door before being apprehended.

Gay Bishop Gene Robinson Leads White House Easter Prayer

RELIGION | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 15
Gene Robinson received quite a surprise this Monday, April 14, when President Barack Obama unexpectedly tapped the former first openly gay Episcopal bishop to lead the closing prayer at the White House Easter celebration.

Douglas Brooks Appointed Director of Office of National AIDS Policy

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 10
The White House has announced the appointment of Douglas M. Brooks, MSW, as the Director of the White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP).

Gay Group Raps White House on Discrimination Order

NATIONAL | By Josh Lederman | Apr 6
The nation’s largest gay rights group is criticizing the White House for saying that an executive order barring discrimination against federal contractors would be redundant if Congress passes a White House-supported bill.

First Lady Plants White House Garden for Spring

HOME | By Darlene Superville | Apr 3
Spring has sprung at the White House and soon the vegetables will, too. With lots of helping hands on Wednesday, Michelle Obama replanted her fruit and vegetable garden on the South Lawn.

’Women of Soul’ Wow White House

MUSIC | By Nancy Benac | Mar 8
He bobbled the spelling, but President Barack Obama had nothing but R-E-S-P-E-C-T for the "women of soul" who shook and rattled the rafters of the White House on Thursday night.

US Reviews Ugandan Relations After Anti-Gay Law

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 24
The White House says the United States is reviewing its relationship with Uganda because of the African nation’s new anti-gay law.

White House Praises Gay Mo. Player’s Announcement

NATIONAL | By Jim Kuhnhenn | Feb 10
The White House is applauding a University of Missouri football player’s decision to announce that he is gay, with President Barack Obama’s spokesman, first lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden all portraying him as an inspirational athlete.

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