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 Treasury Department's review of the Internal Revenue Service.
The two leaders meet to discuss issues ranging from economic development to the unfolding conflict in Syria.
First Lady Michelle Obama celebrates a new class of graduates.
President Obama welcomes a group of the nation's best police officers to the White House to celebrate their service and heroism.
President Obama discusses the housing market and urges Congress to confirm Mel Watt to lead the Federal Housing Finance Agency and take action to give every responsible homeowner the chance to refinance and save money on their mortgage.
Cecilia Muñoz sends a message to the White House email list, asking people to share their American stories
President makes a pitch for civic connection -- for participation in public life, for engagement in national debates, for community service -- as he speaks to the Class of 2013.
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President Obama says that because Republicans in Congress allowed a series of harmful, automatic budget cuts—called the sequester—to take effect, important programs like Head Start are now forced to reduce their services. After travelers were stuck for hours in airports and on planes this past week, members of Congress passed a temporary band-aid measure to stop the cuts that impact airlines — but they must do more to stop cuts to vital services for the American people. That’s why it’s time for a balanced approach to deficit reduction that makes smarter cuts and reforms in the tax code while creating jobs and strengthening the middle class.
A new release of White House visitor records brings the grand total of records that this White House has released to nearly 3.2 million.