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David Hudson joined the White House in January of 2014 and currently serves as the Associate Director of Content for the Office of Digital Strategy. Prior to this role, he was the Managing Editor at the Center for American Progress in Washington, D.C. A native of Richmond, Virginia, David received his bachelor's degree in English and African American and African Studies from the University of Virginia.
In this week's address, the President wished Americans a happy Labor Day weekend, highlighted the important economic progress we've made, and reaffirmed his commitment to accelerate our progress and ensure that our growing economy fuels a strong middle class.
This week, the White House celebrated Women's Equality Day, the National Park Service celebrated its 98th birthday, and President Obama addressed the American Legion, the nation's largest veteran service organization.
Lucy Coffey, a veteran of the Women's Army Corps in World War II, is the nation's oldest living female veteran. During a recent visit to the Washington, D.C. area, she was able to visit the White House — where she was greeted by none other than President Obama and Vice President Biden.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder travels to Missouri to review the Justice Department's independent investigation into the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
The President makes a statement on the killing of journalist James Foley by the terrorist group ISIL.
Vice President Biden ceremonially swears in former San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro as the new Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
President Obama updates the nation on two issues that he's been "monitoring closely" -- America's military operations in Iraq, and the situation in Ferguson, Missouri.
The President issues a statement on the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was fatally shot on Saturday by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.
The President gives an update on the recent developments in Iraq, highlighting steps that Iraq is taking to form a new, inclusive government.
From the South Lawn of the White House, President Obama makes a statement on the situation in Iraq, detailing the progress of current American operations in the country.