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.
A new release of White House visitor records brings the grand total of records that this White House has released to more than 2.7 million.
As Hurricane Sandy moves away from the Bahamas and toward the East Coast of the United States, forecasters with the National Weather Center are tracking the path of the storm, while FEMA offices from Atlanta to Boston are readying for a potential impact.
The lottery for tickets to the lighting of the National Christmas Tree is underway.
On the anniversary of the founding of the United Nations, we mark the progress we've made toward pursuing a lasting peace and promoting human dignity.
We're marking Spirit Day 2012 at the White House.
President Obama talks about his choice to rescue the American auto industry from collapse and save more than one million American jobs.
White House Curator Bill Allman discusses the fire that nearly destroyed the White House in 1814.
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A new release of White House visitor records brings the grand total of records that this White House has released to more than 2.6 million.
Speaking to the United Nations General Assembly, President Obama remembers Ambassador Chris Stevens and delivers a defense of both free speech and the spirit of tolerance.