Obama White House Portrait to Be Unveiled at Sept. 7 Event

Barack Obama's presidential portrait will be unveiled at the White House in a September ceremony hosted by his former No. 2, President Joe Biden.

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FILE - President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama applaud former President George H.W. Bush and former first lady Barbara Bush, not seen, during the portrait unveiling ceremony for former President George W. Bush and former first lady Laura Bush portraits, May 31, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Obama's presidential portrait will be unveiled at the White House in a Sept. 7, 2022, ceremony hosted by President Joe Biden. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Barack Obama’s presidential portrait will be unveiled at the White House in a September ceremony hosted by his former No. 2, President Joe Biden. Portraits of the former president and Michelle Obama will be presented in the East Room as is traditional, on Sept. 7, according to Obama’s office. It will mark the first time the former first lady has returned to the White House since her husband left office in January…

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