Day 37

Day 37

Obama named his third nominee for Commerce secretary, former Washington Gov. Gary Locke.

The president also met with Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso, the first foreign leader to visit the Obama White House.

The government released the first batch of stimulus funds, providing states with $15 billion to shore up their Medicaid programs.

The first couple hosted a White House concert and award ceremony for Stevie Wonder, whose music played an essential role in their courtship and marriage. (Photo source: White House)