Brendan James

Brendan James is the front page editor for Talking Points Memo. Before joining TPM, he worked as a reporter at Yahoo! News and interned at Andrew Sullivan's blog The Dish. He can be reached at brendan@talkingpointsmemo.com.

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On Monday Barack and Michelle Obama hosted the 136th White House Easter Egg Roll. Featuring a theme of "Hop into Healthy, Swing into Shape,'' the South Lawn of the White House supplied live music, cooking and events for children.

After addressing a crowd of 30,000 from the Truman Balcony (a seven-foot-tall Easter Bunny standing by), the president read children stories and the First Lady spoke to parents about healthy eating and provided attendants with healthy snack-making demonstrations.

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