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Image description: The Obamas and the Clintons spend a moment at the eternal flame in Arlington National Cemetery that burns for former President John F. Kennedy. 
Today marks the 50th anniversary of Kennedy’s assassination in Dallas.
Photo from Pete Souza, White House.

Image description: The Obamas and the Clintons spend a moment at the eternal flame in Arlington National Cemetery that burns for former President John F. Kennedy.

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Kennedy’s assassination in Dallas.

Photo from Pete Souza, White House.

Meet the Newest Puppy in the White House

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President Obama and his family welcomed a new four-legged family member to the White House. The puppy’s name is Sunny and she’s a Portuguese Water Dog, just like her big brother, Bo.

Learn more about the new puppy in the White House.

President Obama Wins Reelection

Image description: President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama embrace Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden moments after the television networks called the election in their favor. Photo by Pete Souza, White House.

President Barack Obama won the 2012 Presidential election. According to major news outlets, he captured 303 electoral college votes, and won important battleground states like Ohio and Virginia.

Obama will begin his second-term in office when he is sworn in at a public ceremony taking place on January 21, 2013.

Learn more about the President and the inauguration.

Ask President Obama a Question

President Obama will hold the first ever Twitter Town Hall this afternoon at 2:00pm ET. Anytime today, ask President Obama a question about jobs or the economy on Twitter, using the hashtag #AskObama; then follow @townhall for updates.

You will also be able to follow the live stream from the White House as Obama answers questions from across the country in a live event moderated by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey.

Learn more about how to participate and watch Obama answer your questions.