First Bo Obama made a final inspection of the 2012 White House Christmas decorations before he and First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed military families on Wednesday.



Then the kids ran in to greet Bo. And Michelle Obama was just there holding the leash.

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Children run to greet Bo the dog as First Lady Michelle Obama leads him through the State Dining Room as she welcomes military families to share in this year’s White House holiday decoration on November, 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

This Bo figurine was also more popular than the nearly 300-pound gingerbread house.

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A nearly 300-pound White House gingerbread house is on display at the State Dining Room during a preview of the 2012 White House holiday decorations November 28, 2012 at the White House in Washington, DC. First lady Michelle Obama welcomed military families, including Gold Star and Blue Star parents, spouses and children, to the White House for the first viewing of the 2012 holiday decorations. The theme for the White House Christmas 2012 is ‘Joy to All.’ (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)


There’s going to be 90,000 more guests before the holiday season is over.

The White House said Wednesday they’re expecting more than 90,000 visitors to pass through the White House before the holiday season is over.

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First Lady Michelle Obama talks with members of the press in the State Dining Room of the White House during the 2012 holiday decorations press preview, Nov. 28, 2012. Mrs. Obama welcomed military families to the White House to view the decorations and joined military children in the State Dining Room to work on holiday crafts and treats. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

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