Obama Family Considers Calling D.C. Home After Presidency

They'd be the first presidential family in nearly 100 years to stick around

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The first family has little more than three years left in the White House, but the Obamas are already thinking about where they’ll live next.

In an interview with ABC’s Barbara Walters, scheduled to air on Friday, the President said the decision will revolve around his youngest daughter, Sasha, who will be a sophomore in high school when he leaves his second term in office. “Sasha will have a big say in where we are,” Obama said, adding that he wants to make sure she is “doing well” in high school.

The Obama’s oldest daughter, Malia, will be in college by then.

Both daughters currently attend the prestigious Sidwell Friends School in northwest D.C., where Chelsea Clinton also went. The family lived on the south side of Chicago before Obama’s 2008 election to the presidency.

If the family decides to stay in the District, President Obama would be the first president to do so since Woodrow Wilson.