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Upstairs at the White House: No 'Mr. President'

The Associated Press
Tuesday, November 2, 2010; 2:14 PM

WASHINGTON -- His party's having trouble at the polls. But is President Barack Obama also having a spot of trouble at home?

Calling in to the morning show at KVEG radio in Las Vegas, hoping to boost Democratic turnout at the polls Tuesday, Obama was asked by the host how his wife, Michelle, addresses him in the White House residence. "Is it Mr. President?" he was asked.

"That would be no," Obama deadpanned. "She calls me names sometimes, but it's not Mr. President."

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WASHINGTON (AP) - His party's having trouble at the polls. But is President Barack Obama also having a spot of trouble at home?

Calling in to the morning show at KVEG radio in Las Vegas, hoping to boost Democratic turnout at the polls Tuesday, Obama was asked by the host how his wife, Michelle, addresses him in the White House residence. "Is it Mr. President?" he was asked.

"That would be no," Obama deadpanned. "She calls me names sometimes, but it's not Mr. President."

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