Who's who at the White House



The following people appeared in th e Jan. 21, 2013, records from the White House visitors log. They were all in the same grouping, under meeting with “POTUS/FLOTUS” in the “residence.”

Huma Abedin, Clinton aide 

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Madeleine Albright, former secretary of state

David Axelrod, Obama adviser, with Susan and Ethan Axelrod

Bob Barnett, Washington power lawyer, and wife, Rita Braver of CBS News

Donna Brazile, Democratic strategist 

Sen. Bob CaseyBob CaseyA guide to the committees: Senate GOP loses top Senate contenders How many GOP senators will stand up to megadonor DeVos? Just 2. MORE Jr. (D-Pa.)

Rep. Joaquín Castro (D-Texas) and his twin, San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro

Producer Harvey Weinstein, a major Obama bundler, and wife, designer Georgina Chapman

Steven Chu, then-energy secretary and wife Jean Chu

Former President Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonPerez and Ellison agree on DNC playing neutral role in primary John Legend not ruling out talking politics at Oscars Clinton taunts GOP lawmakers for dodging town halls MORE 

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist and his wife, Carole

House Assistant Democratic Leader  James Clyburn (S.C.)

Stephanie Cutter, Obama campaign spokeswoman

Bill Daley, former White House chief of staff

Linda Douglass, former Obama healthcare adviser

Anita Dunn, Democratic strategist

Senate Majority Whip Dick DurbinDick DurbinDems rip Trump administration for revoking Obama's transgender directive A guide to the committees: Senate McConnell: I’m very sympathetic to 'Dreamers' MORE (D-Ill.) and wife Loretta Durbin 

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his wife, Amy Rule 

Jason DeParle, husband of former Obama deputy chief of staff Nancy DeParle

Actor Jamie Foxx 

Patrick Gaspard, Democratic National Committee executive director 

Carole Geithner, wife of then-Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner

Julius Genachowski, then-Federal Communications Commission chairman 

Robert Gibbs, former White House press secretary

Actress Whoopi Goldberg Austan Goolsbee, Former White House economic adviser 

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D)

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House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) 

Actress Jennifer Hudson 

Lisa Jackson, former Environmental Protection Agency director 

Vernon Jordan, Washington power attorney

Actress Ashley Judd

Sen. Tim KaineTim KaineKaine discusses refugee crisis with Pope Francis during Vatican visit A guide to the committees: Senate Mattis on rise in Trump administration MORE (D-Va.) 

Then-Sen. John KerryJohn KerryFormer Obama officials say Netanyahu turned down secret peace deal: AP How dealmaker Trump can resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict John Kerry to teach at Yale on global issues MORE (D-Mass.) and wife Teresa Heinz

CBS’s Gayle King 

Ron Kirk, then-U.S. Trade Representative 

Alan Krueger, former White House economic adviser

Kathy LaHood, wife of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood

Jacob Lew, then-White House chief of staff

Actress Eva Longoria

Sen. Claire McCaskillClaire McCaskillA guide to the committees: Senate Juan Williams: Senate GOP begins to push Trump away Dem senator: I may face 2018 primary from Tea Party-esque progressives MORE (D-Mo.)

Cheryl Mills, Clinton adviser

Marty Nesbitt, Obama friend

Singer Brad Paisley and wife Kimberly Williams-Paisley

Jennifer Palmieri, Democratic strategist

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (D)

Ken Paves, hairstylist to the stars

Paul Pelosi, husband of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.)

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell and wife Alma Powell

Jennifer Psaki, former Obama spokeswoman

Singer Usher Raymond 

Ben Rhodes, Obama staffer

Jay Carney, White House spokesman

Susan Rice, Ambassador to the United Nations

Cecile Richards, CEO of Planned Parenthood

Ken Salazar, then-interior secretary

Dan Pfeiffer, White House adviser

Phil Schiliro, former White House liaison to Congress

Jim Messina, former Obama campaign manager

Kathleen SebeliusKathleen SebeliusObama's health secretary to be first female president of American University Leaked email: Podesta pushed Tom Steyer for Obama’s Cabinet Romney: Trump victory 'very possible' MORE, health and human services secretary 

Rev. Al Sharpton 

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Eric ShinsekiEric ShinsekiShulkin confirmed to lead Dept. of Veterans Affairs Dems to Trump: Exclude VA from hiring freeze Dems, GOP battle over pace of Trump confirmations MORE, veterans affairs secretary

Julianna Smoot, former Obama deputy campaign manager 

Pete Souza, White House photographer

Singer James Taylor

Richard Trumka, AFL-CIO chief

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa

Christie Vilsack, wife of Agriculture  Secretary Tom VilsackThomas J. VilsackUSDA: Farm-to-school programs help schools serve healthier meals OVERNIGHT MONEY: House poised to pass debt-ceiling bill MORE

Actress Kerry Washington

Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Fla.)

Obama friends Eric and Cheryl Whitaker

Jeffrey Zients, acting Office of Management and Budget director

Matthew Barzun, reported to be Obama’s  London ambassador

Robert Bauer, White House counsel 

Ursula Burns, Xerox CEO

Jeremy Bird, former Obama for America field director 

Kenneth Chenault, AMEX CEO

Singer Kelly Clarkson

David Cote, Honeywell CEO

Rep. Susan Davis (D-Calif.)

Actor Jesse Ferguson

Los Angeles mayoral candidate Eric Garcetti and wife Amy Wakeland

Musician Herbie Hancock

Nancy Hogan, White House personnel director

Lilly Ledbetter

Fundraiser Kerman Maddox

Singer John Mayer

Alonzo Mourning, former NBA player 

Marvin Nicholson, Obama body man

NPR’s Michele Norris

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter

Charles Ogletree, Harvard professor and Obama mentor

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D)

Actor Wendell Pierce

Samantha PowerSamantha PowerHow will history judge Obama’s actions in Syria? Russia's ambassador to the United Nations dies Trump's top diplomat enters pressure cooker MORE, former Obama aide

Penny PritzkerPenny PritzkerDeVos should ‘persist’ despite liberal opposition Indiana teachers hold sit-in to demand Young recuse himself from DeVos vote Overnight Tech: Trump team eyes FCC overhaul | AT&T chief says no plans to spin off CNN in merger | Commerce pick heads to hearing MORE, commerce secretary nominee 

Chris Sacca, Google/Twitter executive and Obama fundraiser

Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland (D)

Nate Tamarin, White House aide

MSNBC host Alex Wagner

Robert Wolf, member of the president’s Council on Jobs