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Posted byon July 5, 2013 at 12:00 AM EDT
Welcome to West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon July 3, 2013 at 1:18 PM EDT
After seven amazing days, we’re finally back home. I hope you enjoyed following our journey, and I hope that you’ll be inspired to continue learning about Africa.
Posted byon July 2, 2013 at 2:05 PM EDT
The First Lady ends her trip by attending an African First Ladies Summit entitled “Investing in Women: Strengthening Africa” which was co-sponsored by our former First Lady, Mrs. Laura Bush.
Posted byon July 1, 2013 at 5:52 PM EDT
I just watched the most extraordinary group of young people sing, dance and perform gravity-defying acrobatic feats – and they did it all with rhythm, style and grace!
Posted byon July 1, 2013 at 5:38 PM EDT
When we stepped off the plane in Tanzania today, we received a welcome that warmed our hearts and made us feel right at home.
Posted byon June 30, 2013 at 4:16 PM EDT
The First Family visits Robben Island, located off the coast of South Africa.
Posted byon June 29, 2013 at 2:05 PM EDT
We brought together students here in South Africa with students across the U.S. for a lively town hall about the importance of education.
Posted byon June 28, 2013 at 5:39 PM EDT
Today, we arrived in South Africa, and I couldn’t be more excited, because two years ago, I visited this country for the first time with my mother and daughters, and it was one of the most amazing experiences of my life.
Posted byon June 28, 2013 at 5:29 PM EDT
It was a busy week at the White House. President Obama met with business leaders to discuss immigration reform, which was passed by the Senate on Thursday, answered students' questions about student loan interest rates, made a speech about curbing climate change, remarked on the Supreme Court DOMA ruling, and traveled to Africa for a three-country tour beginning in Senegal.
Posted byon June 27, 2013 at 6:33 PM EDT
The White House hosted a Google+ Hangout today to discuss science, engineering, and entrepreneurial skills and how they can improve the lives of the global poor.