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Obama arrives for White House tour, talk with Bush

WASHINGTON. - President-elect Obama and his wife, Michelle, have arrived at the White House for a visit, his first since last week's landslide election victory.

President Bush and first lady Laura Bush were at the North Portico of the White House to greet the Obamas on a sunny fall day with moderate temperatures and colorful, but fading, autumn leaves.

Their arrival had the look of a foreign head-of-state state visit, although there were no fife and drum bands, speeches or official pageantry. The Obamas stepped out of a black limousine and were welcomed by the Bushes and escorted into the Executive Mansion that they'll call home in a little more than two months.

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