Picture of the Day: Barack Obama Chills With Jay and Bey

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The entertainment world's foremost power couple hosts the nation's most powerful man.

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The Barack Obama Twitter account just blasted out this photo taken last night at a New York fundraiser hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Shawn Carter -- or as you might know them, Jay-Z and Beyonce. The power couple hosted the president for a $40,000 per person fundraiser at the 40/40 Club in Manhattan, which Jay-Z owns, attended by about 100 people. "Jay knows what my life is like," Obama cracked. "We both have daughters and our wives are more popular than we are."

Jay-Z has been a steadfast Obama backer, and the president has copped to having Hova's music on his iPod.

Here, obviously, is your recommended listening for this post.

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David Graham is a senior associate editor at The Atlantic, where he oversees the Politics Channel. He previously reported for Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, and The National.

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