At President Barack Obama’s final White House news conference on Wednesday, the last question went to reporter Christi Parsons, who has covered Obama for the Chicago Tribune since he was an Illinois state senator in the late 1990s.
Parsons is now a White House reporter for the Washington bureau that serves the Tribune, the Los Angeles Times and their sister papers.
Here is a transcript of that final question and answer:
OBAMA: Christi Parsons. And Christi, you are going to get the last question.
OTHER REPORTERS: Oh, no. (Laughter and...