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  1. Watch 'Hamilton's' Lin-Manuel Miranda Freestyle Rap With Obama

    6:35 pm 3/14/2016

    "You think that's going viral?" the president asks the star and writer of the Broadway sensation after the Rose Garden performance.Read more

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  2. SXSW: Obama Calls for Tech Industry to Join With Government to Solve Problems

    6:04 am 3/11/2016

    "The reason I’m here really is to recruit all of you," the President said at the Long Center for Performing Arts on the first day of the Austin-based festival.Read more

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  3. Inside Hollywood's Quiet, Growing Support for Donald Trump

    5:00 am 3/11/2016

    The entertainment industry's rare conservatives (and independents) are lining up behind Trump, the real estate mogul considered one of their own as a former TV star and producer.Read more

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  4. Obama's Former Speechwriter Offers 5 Tips for Oscar Winners (Guest Column)

    8:58 am 2/24/2016

    "Do not wing this," writes Jon Favreau (no, not him, the other one), as he addresses this year's nominees with advice on how to make the most of their time at the podium after winning an Academy Award.Read more

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  5. President Obama Visits L.A.; Drops by 'Ellen' But No Dancing This Time

    4:02 pm 2/11/2016

    Obama talked about his problems with Washington, his love for his daughters, building a more inclusive country — and also sent a Valentine's Day message to the first lady. Read more

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  6. Obamas Share Game-Day and Post-White House Plans in Super Bowl Interview

    2:12 pm 2/7/2016

    “I care deeply about the halftime show,” said Michelle Obama.Read more

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  7. President Obama Responds to #OscarsSoWhite Controversy

    8:40 pm 1/27/2016

    Obama said the debate was part of a larger issue: "Are we making sure that everybody is getting a fair shot?"Read more

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  8. Critic's Notebook: Amid Oscars Debacle, Sundance Diversity Shines

    1:34 am 1/26/2016

    With several of the buzziest titles directed by or starring people of color, or tackling issues of race, this year's festival has emerged as a sort of corrective to the Academy. Read more

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  9. 'Southside With You': Sundance Review

    3:30 pm 1/24/2016

    Tika Sumpter and Parker Sawyers play Michelle and Barack Obama in Richard Tanne’s romantic two-hander about the couple’s very first date.Read more

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  10. Bill Maher's White House Petition for Obama to Appear on 'Real Time' Reaches Threshold for Response

    11:10 pm 1/17/2016

    "Let's just say our invitation has gotten lost in the mail for seven years, which would be OK except for the fact that in that time, this president has done virtually every other show in the known universe."Read more

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