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Posted at 05:46 PM ET, 03/14/2011

In Arlington: The once and future presidents

President Obama’s speech at the Kenmore Middle School gym in Arlington on Monday

President Barack Obama visits Kenmore Middle School in Arlington. (Marvin Joseph/Washington Post)
wasn’t all wonk.

Education writer Nick Anderson reports that the president gave a special shout-out to two eighth-graders — Roberto Claure and Katherine Diaz.

Turns out the two had been scouted by a presidential speechwriter a few days earlier, and both have similar career goals. They want to be president of the United States.

You can read the transcript of the (current) president’s remarks in a blog post from Anderson.

By The Buzz Bloggers  |  05:46 PM ET, 03/14/2011

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