The Days Are Just Packed: The White House On The Move

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With the health care debate reaching its rhetorical zenith, TPM takes a look at some of the lesser known activities of the President and his staff. These pictures, courtesy of the White House’s cadre of official photographers, show the President at work and at rest, in Washington and on the road.

Feb. 27, 2010: President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden high-five after Obama’s daughter Sasha and Biden’s granddaughter Maisy, played in a basketball game in Chevy Chase, MD.

Official White House Photo By Pete Souza

Mar. 10, 2010: First Lady Michelle Obama meets with Elizabeth Preval, First Lady of Haiti, in the Yellow Oval Room of the White House.

Official White House Photo By Lawrence Jackson

Mar. 9, 2010: President Obama thanks members of the President’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based Neighborhood Partnerships in the Roosevelt Room of the White House.

Official White House Photo By Pete Souza

Mar. 9, 2010: President Obama meets with Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou in the Oval Office.

Official White House Photo By Pete Souza

Mar. 3, 2010: First Lady Michelle Obama visits the walking park at Pecan Elementary School to promote the “Let’s Move” program in Jackson, Miss.

Official White House Photo By Samantha Appleton

Mar. 5, 2010: First Lady Michelle Obama runs a race as she promotes the “Let’s Move” program during an event with local kids and the U.S. Soccer Foundation at the City Center in Washington, D.C.

Official White House Photo By Samantha Appleton

Feb. 28, 2010: President Obama prepares to board Marine One on the Front Lawn of the White House en route to Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, MD.

Official White House Photo By Pete Souza

Feb. 27, 2010: President Obama talks to Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, Assistant Press Secretary Tommy Vietor, Press Secretary Robert Gibbs, Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications Ben Rhodes, and Deputy National Security Advisor Tom Donilon outside the Situation Room of the White House.

Official White House Photo By Pete Souza

Feb. 27, 2010: The Obamas and Bidens react while watching Sasha and Maisy, the Bidens’ granddaughter, play basketball.

Official White House Photo By Pete Souza

Feb. 26, 2010: President Obama and personal aide Reggie Love walk alongside the Colonnade of the White House.

Official White House Photo By Lawrence Jackson

Feb, 26, 2010: Members of the Virginia State Trojan Explosion drum line perform in the Cross Hall of the White House.

Official White House Photo By Lawrence Jackson

Feb. 24, 2010: President Barack Obama greets family members of Ambassador Daniel Ohene Agyekum of Ghana.

Official White House Photo By Samantha Appleton

Feb. 24, 2010: President Obama listens to Vice President Biden in a meeting in the Oval Office.

Official White House Photo By Pete Souza

Feb 24, 2010: NSC Senior Director for Russian Affairs Mike McFaul briefs President Barack Obama in the Oval Office.

Official White House Photo By Pete Souza

Feb. 22, 2010: President Obama answers questions from the National Governors Association in the State Dining Room of the White House.

Official White House Photo By Pete Souza

Feb. 21, 2010: President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama dance together during the Governors Ball in the East Room of the White House.

Official White House Photo By Pete Souza

Feb. 21, 2010: Harry Connick Jr. and his Big Band perform during the Governors Ball in the East Room of the White House.

Official White House Photo By Pete Souza

Feb, 21, 2010: President and First Lady Obama applaud Harry Connick Jr.’s performance in the East Room of the White House.

Official White House Photo By Pete Souza

Feb, 19, 2010: President Obama greets supporters after a town hall meeting at Green Valley High School in Henderson, NV.

Official White House Photo By Pete Souza

Feb. 19, 2010: President Obama talks with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid before Obama’s town hall meeting at Green Valley High School in Henderson, NV.

Official White House Photo By Pete Souza

Feb. 19, 2010: Trip Director Alan Fitts briefs, from left, First Lady’s Communications Director Camille Johnston, First Lady Michelle Obama, First Lady’s Traveling Aide Kristen Jarvis, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, First Lady’s Policy Director Jocelyn Frye, and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack en route from Andrews Air Force Base to Philadelphia, Pa.

Official White House Photo By Lawrence Jackson

Feb. 18, 2010: President Barack Obama boards Air Force One at Buckley Air Force Base in Denver, CO.

Official White House Photo By Pete Souza

Feb. 18, 2010: President Obama talks with friend Mike Ramos before departing for Buckley Air Force Base in Denver, CO.

Official White House Photo By Pete Souza

Feb. 18, 2010: President Obama waves to the crowd as he leaves an event at the Fillmore Auditorium in Denver, CO.

Official White House Photo By Pete Souza

Feb. 18, 2010: President Obama peruses images of past performers at The Fillmore Auditorium in Denver, CO.

Official White House Photo By Pete Souza

Feb. 18, 2010: Air Force members salute President Obama as he waves from Air Force One en route to Denver, CO.

Official White House Photo By Pete Souza

Feb. 18, 2010: President Obama speaks with John Brennan, assistant to the President for Homeland Security, while dining in the White House Dining Room.

Official White House Photo By Pete Souza

Feb. 18, 2010: Vice President Joe Biden talks with National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform co-chairs Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles in the Outer Oval Office. Others in the room are, from left, Director of White House Economic Council Larry Summers, Director of the Office of Management and Budget Peter Orszag, White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel and Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers Christina Romer.

Official White House Photo By Pete Souza

Feb. 17, 2010: Vice President Biden’s personal aide Fran Person holds the door for President Barack Obama as he waits to deliver remarks during the one-year anniversary of the Recovery Act in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building of the White House.

Official White House Photo By Pete Souza

Feb. 16, 2010: President Obama’s personal aide Reggie Love and White House doctor Jeffrey Kuhlman ride in a spare limousine from Lanham, MD to the White House.

Official White House Photo By Pete Souza

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