Announcing the first ever White House Student Film Festival.
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.
President Obama describes how the House of Representatives left town without finishing important work that would create jobs and strengthen our economy.
We're marking the 150 anniversary of the initial Emancipation Proclamation, which President Lincoln first issued on September 22, 1862.
President Obama welcomes the Minnesota Lynx to the White House.
This new video lets you go behind the scenes with U.S. Olympians and Paralympians as they visit the White House.
President Obama condemns the attacks on an American diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya and praises the service of those who lost their lives.
You can sign up for a service opportunity marking September 11th at Serve.gov.
President Obama marks the eleventh anniversary of the September 11th attacks by remembering the innocent lives lost, and honoring the first responders and men and women in uniform who have served and sacrificed to keep our country safe.
President Obama visits St. John's Parish in Louisiana to take in the damage from Hurricane Isaac and meet with officials responding to the disaster.
A new release of White House visitor records brings the grand total of records that this White House has released to more than 2.5 million.
As Isaac continues moving north, federal emergency personnel are still monitoring its progress and mobilizing to provide relief for those in its path.