Matt Compton joined the White House in October of 2011 and formerly served as the Deputy Director of Online Content. Prior to this role, he was the Director of New Media Campaigns for the Democratic National Committee. Earlier, he worked as the Communications Director for the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee and as an editor for the Progressive Policy Institute.
A native of North Carolina, he's a 2005 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
We the People, the White House petitions platform, turns two years old
President Obama says the economy is making progress five years after the worst recession since the Great Depression, but to avoid another crisis, Congress must meet two deadlines in the coming weeks: pass a budget by the end of the month to keep the government open, and raise the debt ceiling so America can pay its bills.
President Obama follows up on his speech to the nation on Tuesday and describes the possibility for a diplomatic solution in Syria, partially because of the credible threat of U.S. military force.
President Obama convenes a meeting of his Cabinet
President Obama delivers a national address from the East Room of the White House to discuss the situation in Syria.
President Obama speaks to the 2013 convention for the AFL-CIO.
President Obama discusses Labor Day and reflects on the contributions of the working men and women in our country.
A new release of White House visitor records brings the grand total of records that this White House has released to more than 3.34 million.
President Obama says we are on the way to fully implementing the Affordable Care Act and helping millions of Americans.