Weekly Wrap Up: “Now is the time to go ahead and make the tough choices”
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The Economy and the Debt Limit: Speaking at his press conference on Wednesday, the president announced that “Now is the time to go ahead and make the tough choices.”
Weekly Address: President Obama discussed the vital role of advanced man
ufacturing in strengthening our economy and creating good, middle-class jobs.
West Wing Week: “Magic Mountains and Volcanoes,” robots, and your guide to everything the President did this week.
Honoring Secretary Gates: President Obama and Vice President Biden attended the Armed Services farewell tribute in honor of Defense Secretary Robert Gates, one of the longest serving Secretaries of Defense in U.S. history.
#YoungAfrica: The First Lady has returned from her trip to Africa, and we’ve posted two more videos from her visits to local community centers.
Afghanistan In-Depth: Curious about the details of the Afghanistan draw down? Check out this half-hour in-depth discussion where we answered your questions.
Sports Shout-Outs: The Colorado Rapids took time to thank our Twitter followers and Facebook fans for the work they are doing for military families and the Seattle Storm thanked our followers/fans for the work they’re doing to keep kids healthy.
Video: The President and Community Leaders: Check out behind the scenes video of President Obama dropping by a Community Leaders Briefing and discussing his experience as a community organizer on the South Side of Chicago.