Sure to stir up a bit of controversy from across the aisle, the Tom Hanks-narrated "The Road We've Traveled" ad/documentary for Barack Obama has been released.
The 17-minute films reflects upon the Mr. Obama's first term in office - specifically placing focus on the achievements of his presidency, including the killing of Osama bin Laden as well as the improving economy.
Honoring the best in entertainment and arts, President Barack Obama led the 34th Annual Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, D.C. on Sunday evening (December 4).
The U.S. Commander-in-Chief, who was joined by wife Michelle (who looked lovely in a strapless cobalt dress), kicked things off by welcoming honorees Meryl Streep, Barbara Cook, Neil Diamond, Sonny Rollins and Yo-Yo Ma to a reception in the East Room of the White House before heading over to the Kennedy Center.
Selected by the U.S. Commander-In-Chief for an important role in the lives of many, Shakira took part in the President's Advisory Commission of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics in Washington, D.C. earlier this week (October 6).
The Colombian singer took to the podium while being appointed to the scholarly-focused effort by President Barack Obama, telling the audience that she's "flattered" to have been approached for the duties and accepts with "great honor."