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 discusses the shooting in Oak Creek, Wisconsin with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
President Obama meets with White House Rural Council to discuss the steps being taken to help farmers, ranchers, and small businesses wrestling with the historic drought.
President Obama takes a question from reporters about the shooting in Oak Creek, Wisconsin.
This new law takes two important steps to help fulfill our nation's obligations to our veterans and their families.
In honor of President Obama's 51st birthday, we thought we’d share 51 of our favorite pictures of the President in the White House.
In remarks at the White House, President Obama calls on the House of Representatives to extend middle class tax cuts set to expire on January 1.
David Plouffe emails the White House list to ask people to watch President Obama talk about extending tax cuts for the middle class.
President Obama congratulates the U.S. women's gymnastics team -- as well as the greatest Olympian of all time, Michael Phelps.
Nancy-Ann DeParle explains how a new provision of the Affordable Care Act is helping millions of Americans get the most out of their health care dollars.
President Obama urges Republicans in the House of Representatives to act on his proposal to protect middle class families and small businesses from being hit with a big tax hike next year.