News Obama Brings in a Useful New White House Website By Zach Behrens Published Jan 20, 2009 12:00 AM LAist relies on your reader support, not paywalls. Freely accessible local news is vital. Please power our reporters and help keep us independent with a donation today. Donate Now Monthly Donation One-Time Donation $5/mo $10/mo $15/mo $20/mo $60 $120 $180 $240 Continue Just as fast as George Bush left for Texas, the new Barack Obama administration website was launched. It's quite slick and wants to communicate with you via a blog, RSS, an e-mail newsletter and more.