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Posted byon August 1, 2011 at 7:13 PM EDT
Brian Deese, Deputy Director of the National Economic Council, responds to your questions about the bipartisan debt deal via Twitter.
Posted byon August 1, 2011 at 1:50 PM EDT
Last week, White House staff began holding regular “Office Hours” on Twitter. One week in, it's clear that White House Office Hours have been a success.
President Obama speaks in support of the bipartisan deal to reduce the deficit and raise the debt limitPosted byon July 31, 2011 at 9:56 PM EDT
Tonight, President Obama spoke in support of a bipartisan deal to reduce the nation's deficit and avoid default. It extends the debt limit to 2013, removing the cloud of uncertainty over our economy and ensuring that no one will be able to use the threat of default now or in only a few months for political gain.
Posted byon July 30, 2011 at 5:30 AM EDT
President Obama urges both Republicans and Democrats to take action to avoid defaulting for the first time in our nation’s history.
Posted byon July 29, 2011 at 10:22 PM EDT
More than 150 state and local leaders have spoken out about the need for Congress to compromise and raise the debt ceiling.
Office Hours 7/29/11 or "Time Flies When You're Tweeting": Brian Deese Answers Your Questions on TwitterPosted byon July 29, 2011 at 6:57 PM EDT
During White House Office Hours, Deputy Director of the Economic Council Brian Deese answers your questions live via Twitter about the ongoing debt negotiations.
Posted byon July 29, 2011 at 4:07 PM EDT
Following President Obama's statement on debt negotiations, use #compromise to stay engaged in the conversation on Twitter.
Posted byon July 29, 2011 at 3:06 PM EDT
A quick look at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov
Posted byon July 29, 2011 at 2:58 PM EDT
Governors, mayors and other state elected officials are joining the chorus urging Congress to compromise on behalf of the American people and to remove the cloud of uncertainty that currently hangs over our economy
Posted byon July 29, 2011 at 1:22 PM EDT
Following the President's statement on the status of the debt ceiling negotiations, Jason Furman, Principal Deputy Director of the National Economic Council, responds to questions about the debt debate and its impact on the economy.