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 2.8 million.
After a week of negotiation and debate around the fiscal cliff, President Obama talks about where we are in the fight to keep middle-class taxes from going up.
Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
The President calls Sen. Kerry, "perfect choice to guide American diplomacy in the years ahead."
President Obama introduces the world to "Pretty Willie" Carter — a man who has clocked in at Detroit Diesel for 60 years.
Vice President Joe Biden attends the 113th Army-Navy football game at Lincoln Financial Field.
David Plouffe sends a message to the White House email list.
President Obama talks about the economy in Detroit.
President Obama urges Congress to extend the middle class income tax cuts for 98 percent of Americans and 97 percent of small businesses without delay, making it clear that a balanced approach to deficit reduction means that Republicans in Congress must agree to ask the wealthiest Americans to pay higher tax rates.
A new National Christmas tree gets lit on the Ellipse in Washington, DC.