Found February 18, 2012 on Helmet2Helmet:
During the 49ers’ postseason run, Vernon Davis opened up a lot of eyes with his epic performances, highlighted by the game-winning grab in a Divisional Round stunner over the Saints. One certain person you could say is impressed is the country’s Commander-in-Chief, who wouldn’t mind if the veteran tight end took his talents to the Windy City. With both appearing at a San Francisco fundraiser on Friday, President Barack Obama issued an open invitation for Davis to come play for his favorite team. “If you want to come and play for the Bears you are welcome to do it,” the Chicago politician said. Obviously, the crowd wasn’t too receptive, booing the leader of the free world for suggesting such a thing. It was all in good fun, however, as Obama was generally well-received by the “enthusiastic” bunch. Davis, on the other hand, conveyed to the audience how much influence Obama holds, comparing the Prez to his grandmother, who kept him on the straight and narrow as a child in Wash...

Obama jokingly asks 49ers TE Davis to join Bears

San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis credits President Barack Obama as being an inspiration. Last week, Obama applauded Davis when paying a visit to a fundraiser in the Bay Area - and then offered a suggestion. "I want to thank Vernon Davis for being here," Obama said. "If you want to come and play for the Bears, you are welcome to do it." The tongue...

Obama wants Vernon Davis to play for the Bears

49ers tight end Vernon Davis has become one of the team’s most important players.  If President Obama has his way, Davis will be playing for another team. The Chicago Bears. At a recent fund-raising event in California, Davis spoke to supporters about Obama.  And then Obama spoke about Davis. “I want to thank Vernon Davis…

Obama to Ali: 'You shocked the world'

Muhammad Ali turned 70 last month, but the world's most famous people are still wishing the boxer known simply as ''The Greatest'' a happy birthday. President Barack Obama told Muhammad Ali through a video message on Saturday night that he shocked and inspired the world, and continues to do so today. Obama's message was one of dozens celebrating the icon...

President Obama -- Vernon Davis You Should Play For The Chicago Bears

San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis grew up 20 or so blocks away from the White House, so it was probably a great feeling to know that he was introducing the President Barack Obama, who was in San Francisco raising campaign funds.According to the Sacramento Bee, after Davis had given his speech, before President Obama spoke to the crowd, Davis and President Obama...

Obama would love to see Vernon Davis play for the Bears

According to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis had the opportunity to introduce President Barack Obama at the Nob Hill Masonic Center in San Francisco, where President Obama was working to raise campaign funds. “Never, ever,” Davis said when asked if he thought he’d ever meet the President of the United States. “I thought the closest...

Obama's Christian values questioned

Santorum Rick Santorum questioned President Barack Obama's Christian values as he courted tea party activists and evangelical voters in Ohio on Saturday. Santorum said Obama's agenda is based on "some phony theology. Not a theology based on the Bible. A different theology."

Puerto Rico honors Obama, LBJ visits with statues

U.S. President Barack Obama and former President Lyndon B. Johnson now have a permanent presence in Puerto Rico.

Obama outpaces himself

President Barack Obama raised $29.1 million for his campaign and the Democratic Party in January, a strong month that put him ahead of the pace he set in the last quarter of 2011.

Obama asks 49ers' Davis to play for Bears

Vernon Davis took time out of his offseason schedule to stump for President Barack Obama, and the commander in chief wasted no time in asking the 49ers tight end to consider a career change.

While We’re Waiting…Obama wants Vernon Davis in Chicago and Iverson wants to play

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at Obama wants Vernon Davis: “49ers tight end Vernon Davis has become one of the team’s most important players.  If President Obama has his way, Davis will be playing...

Stars honor Ali at 70th birthday gala in Vegas

President Barack Obama lauded Muhammad Ali Saturday as he joined some of the world's most famous people in a birthday celebration for the boxer known simply as "The Greatest."

Report: Plane Carrying Marijuana Intercepted By Fighter Jets Over LA

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Two F-16 fighter jets were sent to intercept a drug-smuggling plane over Los Angeles Thursday morning just as President Barack Obama was on his way home. Aircraft in Los Angeles were under a temporary flight restriction, which the single-engine plane violated at about 11:30 a.m., as the president was on his way back to Los Angeles International Airport to continue...

Ali smiles as Wonder, others sing Happy Birthday

A casino owner paid more than a million dollars for boxing gloves Muhammad Ali used to defend his title. Samuel L. Jackson dedicated a rendition of "Stand By Me" to the boxer. And President Barack Obama told the icon in a birthday tribute that he inspired the world.

Rick Santorum states his case as a success story at Shelby Township event

Rick Santorum told the 1,500 people packed into the Palazzo Banquet Center in Shelby Township this morning that his main reason for being in the race is to repeal health care reform passed under President Barack Obama.

Primary primer

A primer on Michigan's Feb. 28 presidential primary: Who's on the ballot? Republicans: Michele Bachmann, Herman Cain, Newt Gingrich, Jon Huntsman, Gary Johnson, Fred Karger, Ron Paul, Rick Perry, Buddy Roemer, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum. Democrat: Barack Obama.
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