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Obama Celebrates St. Patrick's Day

President Obama joined in the St. Patrick's Day festivities at the Dubliner Restaurant near Union Station Saturday afternoon.

Donning a green jacket with a button that read, "VIP Guest," Obama sipped a Guinness among the crowded bar, according to the Associated Press.

The President also posed for pictures and exchanged toasts with the crowds, some of who chanted, "Four more year! Four more year!" reports NBC Washington.

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