Making his mark on the Oval Office

Photo gallery: Obama renovates White House office, with famous room now paying homage to Martin Luther King Jr. and four previous presidents.

By JPOST.COM STAFF, ASSOCIATED PRESS
September 1, 2010 16:55

White House renovations 311 AP. (photo credit: Associated Press)

Every president eventually puts his own mark on the Oval Office, decoratively speaking.

US President Barack Obama recently renovated his office, and it now pays homage to Martin Luther King Jr. and four previous presidents. While the president and his family were away on vacation in Martha's Vineyard, workers installed new wallpaper, a new rug, new sofas, lamps and a coffee table.

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Officials gave photographers a look hours before his address to the nation about Iraq.


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