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President Obama’s daughters Sasha and Malia celebrate election win

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Maybe they should ask for a cat?

President Barack Obama told Sasha and Malia Obama in his victory speech how proud he was of them -- they were becoming strong, smart, beautiful women just like their mother, he said -- but that didn't mean they were getting a second dog.

"One dog's probably enough," he said to laughter from the crowd.

Four years ago, of course, in his first victory speech, Obama had promised his girls they would have a new puppy in the White House. The First Dog soon followed, named Bo.

It was striking to see how the girls had grown since that night four years ago. Now, Malia, 14 -- who wore a dress with a bright blue skirt, black top and pink belt -- looked as tall as her mother, and in flat shoes, yet. Sasha, now 11, who four years ago jumped up into her father's arms on the victory stage, also looked mature in a dress with a bright green, bouncy skirt.

It was not lost on commentators that the next four years will bring renewed, intensified interest in the girls' lives, as they become full-fledged teenagers in the public eye.

-- Jocelyn Noveck -- Twitter http://twitter.com/JocelynNoveckAP

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