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I thought this interesting..



http://www.newser.com/story/42339/meet-renegade-rosebud-radiance-renaissance.html


http://www.courant.com/news/politics/hc-codenames1110-pg,0,7818473.photogallery



Meet 'Renegade,' 'Rosebud,' 'Radiance,' 'Renaissance'
Posted Nov 11, 08 9:08 AM CST in Gossip, Politics

(Newser) – John McCain called himself a “maverick,” but the Secret Service has dubbed Barack Obama the real “Renegade," according to the Chicago Tribune. In keeping with tradition that’s been around since Harry Truman (“General”), the agency has given the president-elect’s family corresponding alliterative code names: “Renaissance” (Michelle), “Radiance” (Malia) and “Rosebud” (Sasha).

Other code names:

* “Celtic”—Vice President-elect Joe Biden
* "Capri"—Jill Biden
* “Denali”—Sarah Palin
* "Tumbler"—President Bush
* "Eagle"—President Clinton
* "Evergreen"—Sen. Hillary Clinton



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Nov 11, 08 1:45 AM CST
Michelle Gets the Lowdown The first lady gave her successor some tips on White House living during the Obamas' visit yesterday, and the moms discussed the difficulties of raising daughters in the fishbowl environment, Reuters reports. Laura Bush, meeting Michelle Obama for the first time, showed her around every room of the Obamas' future home, paying particular attention to the likely bedrooms of Malia and Sasha.
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At White House, Youth Will Be Served

Nov 9, 08 4:42 AM CST
At White House, Youth Will Be Served Malia and Sasha Obama will be the youngest residents of the White House since 1977, and it will be a major responsibility for their parents to keep the spotlight from burning them, experts tell Newsday's parenting columnist. Today's 24/7 news cycle and the Obamas' status as the nation's first black first family have already intensified international fascination. "This is good and bad for children," said one educator.
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* Slideshow of presidential code names
Hartford Courant (Conn.) | Nov 10, 08
* Obama code names 'cool, detached, and somewhat ostentatiously intellectual'
Weekly Standard | Nov 10, 08



1. 1
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(Nov 11, 08 3:16 PM CST)
2. 2
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(Nov 11, 08 4:31 AM CST)
3. 3
And Don't Let the Door Hit You ...
(Nov 11, 08 7:45 PM CST)
4. 4
Meet 'Renegade,' 'Rosebud,' 'Radiance,' 'Renaissance'
(Nov 11, 08 9:08 AM CST)
5. 5
Pitt, Jolie Split—for Work; Baby Twins Get 'Smiley'
(Nov 10, 08 11:44 AM CST)

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