Press corps 'smitten' with Sunny
The Obamas' dog meets the press.
As journalists waited at the White House on Monday to interview President Barack Obama, the newest member of the first family stopped outside the briefing room to entertain them — and soak up a little attention.
The 1-year-old Portuguese water dog, who joined 4-year-old Bo at the White House last month, indulged in neck scratches before rolling over for a belly rub from reporters.
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"It's safe to say the press corps is smitten," said NBC’s Peter Alexander.
The photos of Sunny’s rare appearance brightened our morning on an otherwise solemn and reflective day.
— See photos at People Pets
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Photo: Sunny Obama is surrounded by adoring members of the press outside the White House. / AP
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