By Steve Holland ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - President Barack Obama embarked on a three-day trip on Monday with former President George W. Bush, leading a U.S. contingent to attend a memorial service in South Africa for the late Nelson Mandela.
Subject: In-town pool report #1 Due to weather, the president and first lady are motorcading to JBA on this cold and rainy Washington morning. The motorcade left the South Lawn at 7:49 a.m. and we’re rolling now through empty streets.
President Barack Obama celebrates Kennedy Center Honors recipients at the White House.
On Monday, the U.S. Senate is scheduled to vote on the confirmation of Patricia Millett, an experienced Supreme Court advocate, as a judge on the nation’s second-most-powerful court. The next day, in a reminder of the importance of the U.S.