President Obama's Greatest Bromances

The commander-in-chief's famous friends.

Jay-Z - For men, there's no breaking through the bond of the bromance, the long-lasting friendship that can stand the test of time. For President Obama, there are a number of famous friends who have been by his side through thick and thin. ? Britt Middleton  One of hip hop's most prolific talents and the leader of the free world: it's a match made in bromance heaven. Jay-Z held a number of fundraisers for Obama during his re-election campaign (plus, wife Beyonc? performed at Obama's second inauguration). This week, Hov told a New York radio station that he "has spoken to him on the phone and had texts from Obama." However, it's unlikely that they correspond regularly given that only a select few White House staffers have access to Obama's private number. (Photo: REUTERS/Jason Reed)

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Jay-Z - For men, there's no breaking through the bond of the bromance, the long-lasting friendship that can stand the test of time. For President Obama, there are a number of famous friends who have been by his side through thick and thin. — Britt Middleton One of hip hop's most prolific talents and the leader of the free world: it's a match made in bromance heaven. Jay-Z held a number of fundraisers for Obama during his re-election campaign (plus, wife Beyoncé performed at Obama's second inauguration). This week, Hov told a New York radio station that he "has spoken to him on the phone and had texts from Obama." However, it's unlikely that they correspond regularly given that only a select few White House staffers have access to Obama's private number. (Photo: REUTERS/Jason Reed)

Joe Biden - Being vice president of the United States makes Joe Biden Obama's official right hand man. While he's given the world some memorable gaffes over the years, it's clear that Biden has Obama's best interests at heart. (Photo: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

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Joe Biden - Being vice president of the United States makes Joe Biden Obama's official right hand man. While he's given the world some memorable gaffes over the years, it's clear that Biden has Obama's best interests at heart. (Photo: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Chris Christie - In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie praised the Obama Administration's storm relief response to the country's hardest hit areas. Despite sitting on opposite sides of the aisle politically (Christie is a staunch Republican), their bond during troubling times was so heartwarming it was even parodied by Mad magazine.  (Photo: Pete Souza/White House via Getty Images)

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Chris Christie - In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie praised the Obama Administration's storm relief response to the country's hardest hit areas. Despite sitting on opposite sides of the aisle politically (Christie is a staunch Republican), their bond during troubling times was so heartwarming it was even parodied by Mad magazine. (Photo: Pete Souza/White House via Getty Images)

Martin Nesbitt - Chicago business man Martin Nesbit has been regarded as Obama's closest friend. Their children played together growing up and Obama is the godfather of Nesbitt's youngest son. Nesbitt supported Obama's early Senate campaigns and served as his campaign treasurer during his 2008 presidential run. Plus, the two pals have been known to shoot hoops together in their off time. (Photos from left: AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, EPA/KENT NISHIMURA/POOL /LANDOV)

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Martin Nesbitt - Chicago business man Martin Nesbit has been regarded as Obama's closest friend. Their children played together growing up and Obama is the godfather of Nesbitt's youngest son. Nesbitt supported Obama's early Senate campaigns and served as his campaign treasurer during his 2008 presidential run. Plus, the two pals have been known to shoot hoops together in their off time. (Photos from left: AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, EPA/KENT NISHIMURA/POOL /LANDOV)

Reggie Love - Reggie Love served as special assistant and personal confidant to President Obama from the 2008 presidential campaign through December 2011. Known as Obama's "body man," Love's duties ranged from keeping the president abreast of top headlines to joining him courtside at basketball games. (Photo: Leslie E. Kossoff-Pool/Getty Images)

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Reggie Love - Reggie Love served as special assistant and personal confidant to President Obama from the 2008 presidential campaign through December 2011. Known as Obama's "body man," Love's duties ranged from keeping the president abreast of top headlines to joining him courtside at basketball games. (Photo: Leslie E. Kossoff-Pool/Getty Images)

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Obama Backs Booker - Obama on Aug. 21 gave his blessing to Newark Mayor Cory Booker's U.S. Senate bid. Booker "has dedicated his life to the work of building hope and opportunity in communities where too little of either existed," the president said in a statement.  (Photos from left: Allan Tannenbaum-Pool/Getty Images, Kris Connor/Getty Images)

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Cory Booker - Newark, New Jersey, Mayor Cory Booker's relationship with Obama spans long before Obama took office. He was one of Obama's most vocal supporters during the 2008 election and was even offered a lead position at the White House Office of Urban Affairs Policy (Booker turned it down citing his mayoral commitments). Now that Booker is running for a U.S. Senate seat, we wonder if he's trading notes with Obama? (Photos from left: Allan Tannenbaum-Pool/Getty Images, Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Arne Duncan - Obama appointed longtime friend Arne Duncan as the ninth United States secretary of education soon after he was elected president in 2008. "When it comes to school reform, Arne is the most hands-on of hands-on practitioners," Obama said of Duncan, who had previously served as chief executive officer of the Chicago Public Schools. (Photo: Kristoffer Tripplaar-Pool/Getty Images)

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Arne Duncan - Obama appointed longtime friend Arne Duncan as the ninth United States secretary of education soon after he was elected president in 2008. "When it comes to school reform, Arne is the most hands-on of hands-on practitioners," Obama said of Duncan, who had previously served as chief executive officer of the Chicago Public Schools. (Photo: Kristoffer Tripplaar-Pool/Getty Images)

Rahm Emanuel - Before being elected mayor of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel served as the president's chief of staff from Jan 2009 until October 2010. Working side by side with Obama on a daily basis, he served as the highest ranking White House officer. Emanuel even dispelled rumblings of tension with First Lady Michelle Obama, telling the Chicago Sun-Times that he "has a great relationship with the president and first lady" and "is very proud to call them friends." (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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Rahm Emanuel - Before being elected mayor of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel served as the president's chief of staff from Jan 2009 until October 2010. Working side by side with Obama on a daily basis, he served as the highest ranking White House officer. Emanuel even dispelled rumblings of tension with First Lady Michelle Obama, telling the Chicago Sun-Times that he "has a great relationship with the president and first lady" and "is very proud to call them friends." (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Bo Obama - Of all his close pals, it's unlikely that anyone holds a candle to the Obama family dog, Bo. From keeping him company in the Oval Office to casual strolls around the White House grounds, Bo has certainly earned his title as man's best friend. (Photo: Martin H. Simon-Pool/Getty Images)

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Bo Obama - Of all his close pals, it's unlikely that anyone holds a candle to the Obama family dog, Bo. From keeping him company in the Oval Office to casual strolls around the White House grounds, Bo has certainly earned his title as man's best friend. (Photo: Martin H. Simon-Pool/Getty Images)