NitePics: Inside the Obamas’ Women’s Day Reception at the White House

President Obama and the first lady attended the International Women's Day reception last night in the East Room of the White House. Michelle Obama joked, "I get to speak first while he stands and watches this. I love this." She added, "Look at me adoringly."

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President Obama and the first lady hosted the International Women's Day reception last night in the East Room of the White House.
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Afghan singer Mozdah Jamalzadah performs during a reception in honor of International Women's Day.
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Actress Kerry Washington applauds during a reception hosted by President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama at the East Room.
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Singer Katharine McPhee performs during a reception in honor of International Women's Day.
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McPhee belts out tunes during the reception at the White House.
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Outgoing White House Social Secretary Desiree Rogers pauses prior to the reception.
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Outgoing White House Social Secretary Desiree Rogers smiles during the reception.
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President Obama speaks during the reception.
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Former US secretary of State Madeleine Albright speaks from the a lectern at the reception.
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Michelle Obama joked during the reception, "I get to speak first while he stands and watches this. I love this." She added, "Look at me adoringly."
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