President Barack Obama looks out the window of the Oval Office, Feb. 12, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


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  • insanit 5y

    Look at that extra protective glass! I love these glimpses into the Presidency.

    Nice shot!
  • Sara Petagna 5y

    wonderful.. congratulation, your shots are really fantastic!
  • Perry 5y

    Amazing composition, really evokes the power and the loneliness of the office.
  • Scott 5y

    I just love this capture of President Barack Obama standing in the Oval Office !

    Wonderful work by Pete Souza !

    Cross of Hope
  • smartlaw84 5y

    "Im talking with the man in the Window"...lol

    Makes me think of Michael Jackson "Man In The Mirror" song.
  • Vladimir. Leighton Zhou Edward 5y

    The President promised can not good President! If I could help you unfulfilled promises to campaign money and completed ten next presidential election ~! This information is not joke ~!
  • Fœtal ( Eric M. ) 5y

    jolie scène
  • Fabio 5y

    How nice shot! I'm imagining to see the president looking for a little relax watching the nature around the White House!

    Mr. President, you made one of the best statements about why many Americans need healthcare, but somehow it has been overlooked.


    ONE OF THE BEST arguments made for healthcare by President Obama has somehow slipped by all concerned about healthcare. The President was explaining that most all attending the summet were in the high pay brackets of $175 K per year. President Obama used those in the higher pay grades to illustrate the difference between the disparity between 40K incomes and 175K incomes. What he said made a lot of sense to me and I have been an opponent of healthcare.

    If this footage was put into a message on a TV spot, popularity for healthcare would skyrocket, believe me.

    However, this footage was only shown once, in a summary of the day of the particular comments. If anyone is familiar with this footage, please comment.

    Robert L. Huffstutter

    Added this photograph of President Obama to my gallery, MEN AROUND THE WORLD.

    Hopefully, you will approve of my selection. This is an excellent photograph, and although it does not focus personally on President Obama, it does make a powerful statement about the office of the President, and of course, the man who is President.

    Considering the economic situation of the world at this point in history, I believe our economy is improving and that all will be well.

    I certainly do not support all of the President's ideas or all of his policies, but what I do not know or the pundits do not know or consider is the knowledge the President has that we do not have.

    The President's personal focus on perfection and his diplomatic efforts to maintain a peace without compromising our status as a world power should be considered and congratulated.

    Taking all of this in consideration, I feel President Obama is serving his country well.
  • Benjamin King 5y

    poor guy just wants to go out and have a smoke
  • José Goulão 5y

    keep up the great work Pete! Congrats from Portugal
  • ObamaFan4 5y

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Taken on February 12, 2010
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