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THE FIRST KIDS: Where Are They Now?
Business Insider ^ | 06/30/2014 | MELIA ROBINSON AND MELISSA STANGER

Posted on 06/30/2014 8:51:30 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

The First Kids of U.S. presidents dictate fashion trends, jet set around the world meeting dignitaries, and sometimes host senior prom in the White House East Room. You know, normal kid stuff.

But when dad's term is up and the First Family departs 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., the spotlight typically turns away from them.

To celebrate the Fourth of July — which happens to be Malia Obama's birthday — we checked out what the First Children are up to these days.

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Caroline Kennedy serves as the U.S. ambassador to Japan.

Last fall, Caroline Kennedy landed a role perfectly suited to her lifetime of training in diplomacy — as the U.S. ambassador to Japan. But she stirred a Twitter controversy when she publicly condemned the annual dolphin hunt, a Japanese tradition.

The former attorney, 56, also serves as president of the JFK Presidential Library and has written nine New York Times best-selling books on constitutional law, American history, and poetry.

[SNIP]

Chelsea Clinton is a special correspondent for NBC.

The apple doesn't fall far from the tree when it comes to Chelsea Clinton, who serves as a special correspondent for NBC and a driving force behind her parents' philanthropy, the Clinton Global Initiative. Currently the daughter of one president, she may soon find herself the daughter of two, if her mother runs and wins in 2016.

Clinton, 34, and husband Marc Mezvinsky are expecting their first child later this year who, if luck would have it, could make a name for him- or herself in politics as well.

[SNIP]

Jenna Bush Hager is a correspondent for NBC's "Today" show.

The younger twin, Jenna Bush Hager is a correspondent for the "Today" show on NBC, and a contributor to NBC Nightly News.

(Excerpt) Read more at businessinsider.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: firstkids

1 posted on 06/30/2014 8:51:30 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind
The apple doesn't fall far from the tree when it comes to Chelsea Clinton, who serves as a special correspondent for NBC and a driving force behind her parents' philanthropy, the Clinton Global Initiative. Currently the daughter of one president, she may soon find herself the daughter of two, if her mother runs and wins in 2016.

This paragraph deserves its own special "barf alert".

2 posted on 06/30/2014 8:55:10 AM PDT by fhayek
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To: fhayek

Chelsea and Jenna...

There’s something about NBC that makes First Kids attractive employees.... can anybody tell us what it is?


3 posted on 06/30/2014 8:56:20 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

We are now the Philippines.


4 posted on 06/30/2014 8:56:34 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: fhayek

“Clinton Global Initiative”

Ha! Adventures in mendacity and self-aggrandizement!

Are ANY of these people capable of REAL work?


5 posted on 06/30/2014 8:58:55 AM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: SeekAndFind

Very interesting, thanks. While all of them were advantaged, most of them have managed to create productive lives and kept a low profile. Ironically, Reagan’s adopted son turned out much better than the last two biological children.


6 posted on 06/30/2014 8:59:43 AM PDT by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: SeekAndFind
On a related note, "As of November 2013, Tyler (1841-1845) has two living grandsons through his son Lyon Gardiner Tyler; he is the earliest former president with living grandchildren.

Lyon Gardiner Tyler, Jr., was born in 1924, and Harrison Ruffin Tyler was born in 1928. Harrison Tyler maintains the family home, "Sherwood Forest"."

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Tyler

7 posted on 06/30/2014 9:00:30 AM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: SeekAndFind
Jenna appears on the Today show on a fairly regular basis. She's attractive, gracious, humorous, likeable and her conversation flows freely.

Chelsea seems to be in hiding on NBC and is the opposite in all the above listed categories.

It must be killing NBC that the Clinton daughter is deadly on camera while the camera loves the Bush daughter.

8 posted on 06/30/2014 9:08:37 AM PDT by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: SeekAndFind

I haven’t seen the Obama brats lately. And didn’t Zero and Mooche spend Father’s Day weekend in Palm Springs without the kids?


9 posted on 06/30/2014 9:15:31 AM PDT by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: SeekAndFind
Last fall, Caroline Kennedy landed a role perfectly suited to her

Yeah - The Japanese can't decipher her mumbling speech any better than we can.


10 posted on 06/30/2014 9:19:33 AM PDT by Iron Munro (The Obamas Black skin has morphed into Teflon thanks to the Obama Media)
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To: Veggie Todd

I can promise you that those kids are NOT sweltering in DC....I am positive they are VACATIONING ON OUR DIME SOMEWHERE!!!!


11 posted on 06/30/2014 9:20:23 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: PghBaldy

But do they work for NBC?


12 posted on 06/30/2014 9:32:02 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: Veggie Todd

Malaria is working in California this summer for a Hollyweird film producer.

Not sure what Sharia is up to.


13 posted on 06/30/2014 9:36:01 AM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: SeekAndFind

From the article:
Sasha Obama just turned 13.

Daughter of Barack and Michelle Obama

“Newly teenaged Sasha Obama is an adorable middle-schooler at the private Sidwell Friends School in D.C. who, like most other kids her age, gets visits from dad from time to time... only in this case, her dad is the president.

The president’s younger daughter has inherited her mom’s fashion sense and, because she’ll still be living under her parents’ roof when the Obamas leave the White House, may have the good luck of choosing where they all get to live in 2016.”

“THE PRESIDENT’S YOUNGER DAUGHTER HAS INHERITED HER MOM’S FASHION SENSE...”

What an incredible blessing.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/children-of-former-us-presidents-2014-6?op=1#ixzz368oTcxjc


14 posted on 06/30/2014 9:37:42 AM PDT by TEXOKIE (We must surrender only to our Holy God and never to the evil that has befallen us.)
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To: nascarnation

Sasha is hardly adorable.


15 posted on 06/30/2014 9:42:22 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: TEXOKIE

The Ford and Nixon children turned out well.


16 posted on 06/30/2014 9:46:20 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: PghBaldy

The Tyler’s are about my favorite little tidbit of US history. Theoretically, their grandfather may have me George Washington as a child.


17 posted on 06/30/2014 9:48:00 AM PDT by cyclotic (America's premier outdoor adventure association for boys-traillifeusa.com)
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To: freekitty

If she’s the one who evidently inherited the Mooch’s angry scowl and seems to be wearing it as she would a fashion accessory in just about every pic I’ve seen, no that’s not adorable.


18 posted on 06/30/2014 9:54:11 AM PDT by Qiviut ( One of the most delightful things about a garden is the anticipation it provides. (W.E. Johns)
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To: SeekAndFind
There’s something about NBC that makes First Kids attractive employees.... can anybody tell us what it is?

Maybe they'll tell us about First Family fights and private matters. That's all most people care about

19 posted on 06/30/2014 10:00:28 AM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: SeekAndFind
Ike's "kid" John passed away late last year. He turned out all right.

This article is infantile and unnecessary.

20 posted on 06/30/2014 10:04:34 AM PDT by Oratam
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To: SeekAndFind
The First Kids of U.S. presidents dictate fashion trends,

News to me. I've seen several First Kids come and go and don't recall any who "dictated fashion trends" or were considered examples to follow in any way.

21 posted on 06/30/2014 10:16:46 AM PDT by Will88
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To: freekitty

Sasha may not be adorable but at least she smiles once in a while. Malaria looks mad all the time. The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.


22 posted on 06/30/2014 10:20:54 AM PDT by ladyjane
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To: Ann Archy

The Obama daughters usually spend part of the summer at a camp in central NH on Newfound Lake. The father of a friend is hired by the Secret Service every year to help patrol the lake in front of the summer camp.

What ever happened to Amy Carter? She seems to have slipped away into private life.

As far as Caroline Kennedy, how do you say: Ya Known, in Japanese?


23 posted on 06/30/2014 11:01:58 AM PDT by woodbutcher1963
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To: TEXOKIE

“Sasha Obama just turned 13.”

Maybe she is out looking for a job detasseling corn. You have to be 13 to do that.


24 posted on 06/30/2014 11:02:30 AM PDT by Western Phil
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To: Veggie Todd

He went with Michelle and one daughter, and the other was somewhere else. An odd family - on Father’s Day, they can’t spend it together, and they have the nerve to lecture and control us?


25 posted on 06/30/2014 11:29:05 AM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: fatnotlazy

They should, except they are not in the coveted 9-84 age group.


26 posted on 06/30/2014 11:31:40 AM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: CaptainK

Bush daughter just as lib as Webb’s daughter


27 posted on 06/30/2014 11:34:09 AM PDT by wardaddy (we will not take back our way of life through peaceful means.....i have 5 kids....i fear for them)
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To: SeekAndFind

Obviously not looks, intelligence or character.


28 posted on 06/30/2014 1:56:06 PM PDT by ZULU (Impeach Obama NOW.)
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To: trisham

No one who is pro-abortion “turned out well.”


29 posted on 06/30/2014 2:13:54 PM PDT by Arthur McGowan
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To: Arthur McGowan

Ok, who was pro abortion?


30 posted on 06/30/2014 2:26:57 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: trisham

All of them, Republican and Democrat.


31 posted on 06/30/2014 3:11:32 PM PDT by Arthur McGowan
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To: Arthur McGowan

I’ll believe that when I see proof of it.


32 posted on 06/30/2014 3:19:40 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: trisham

I hope you don’t doubt that every one of the Democrats is pro-abortion.

Michael Reagan is the only pro-life child of a President.


33 posted on 06/30/2014 3:25:34 PM PDT by Arthur McGowan
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To: Arthur McGowan

Don’t worry about what I believe.


34 posted on 06/30/2014 3:34:00 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Arthur McGowan

What about George W. Bush?


35 posted on 06/30/2014 5:45:57 PM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: PghBaldy

Okay. Michael Reagan and G.W. Bush.


36 posted on 06/30/2014 5:59:22 PM PDT by Arthur McGowan
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To: trisham

Yes, the Nixons and Fords did seem to turn out OK. I was wondering about Mary Margaret Truman. Is she still around? I read some of her novels. Pretty good!


37 posted on 06/30/2014 6:26:18 PM PDT by TEXOKIE (We must surrender only to our Holy God and never to the evil that has befallen us.)
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To: Western Phil

LOL! Riiiiiight!


38 posted on 06/30/2014 6:26:42 PM PDT by TEXOKIE (We must surrender only to our Holy God and never to the evil that has befallen us.)
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To: trisham

Every one of these “Presidential kids” who is considered a respectable member of polite society is pro-abortion. That means all the Democrats and all of the Republicans except Michael Reagan and G. W. Bush.


39 posted on 06/30/2014 10:08:08 PM PDT by Arthur McGowan
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To: SeekAndFind
Last fall, Caroline Kennedy landed a role perfectly suited to her lifetime of training in diplomacy

What a huge joke

40 posted on 06/30/2014 10:12:26 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: TEXOKIE; freekitty

Sasha is not even her real name is it?


41 posted on 06/30/2014 10:16:29 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Will88

oh yeah Trica Nixon i gave up blue jeans and.wore mini skirts like her

NOT.


42 posted on 07/01/2014 9:50:30 AM PDT by Gasshog (DemoKKKrats: Leaders of the Free Sh!t World)
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