First Family Returning Home After Island Vacation

Obama will get back to White House business

Sunday, Aug 30, 2009  |  Updated 5:45 AM EDT
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President Obama's vacation is coming to a close.

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Even presidential vacations have to come to an end.

President Obama and the first family will return from their trip to Martha's Vineyard Sunday afternoon after an island getaway that was meant to give the commander in chief a much-needed break turned into one of Obama's busiest weeks of the year.

The President interrupted his vacation to announce Ben Bernanke's nomination to another term as Fed chairman, then again to quell national tension about his plan for health care reform. He also left Martha's Vineyard Saturday to deliver a eulogy at Sen. Ted Kennedy's funeral in nearby Boston.

This was Obama's first vacation since taking office in January.

Read more: The Associated Press

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