15 Photos of POTUS in 2015

White House photographer Pete Souza has posted his annual collection of favorite photos for 2015. Instead of a “Quick Takes” today (there’s really not much news to report), I’ve chosen 15 to post here because I found them to be either somber reminders, historical moments or just simply too adorable (with an admitted emphasis on the latter). Enjoy!

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Nancy LeTourneau

Nancy LeTourneau is a contributing writer for the Washington Monthly. Follow her on Twitter @Smartypants60.