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Five Times Obama was Fan in Chief
During Monday Broncos visit, president jokes kicker was offensive star

Pick just about any week President Barack Obama is in town, chances are he could be welcoming a championship sports team to the White House. Sure enough, Obama had the NFL Super Bowl champions,  the Denver Broncos,  over on Monday.  

As always on such occasions, Obama let his fandom show. He began the ceremony by mimicking now-retired Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning 's snap count. "Omaha! Omaha! 44 is mike," Obama said in a cadence and tone far less intense than Manning used on the field.  

Take Five: Rep. Barbara Lee

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It’s time again for Take Five, when HOH talks with a member of Congress about topics relatively unrelated to legislative work.  

This week, Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., talks about Golden State hoops,  being a Capitol Hill intern and how her garden grows in the drought. Q : I’m told you enjoy gardening, what do you like to grow when you’re home?