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Posted byon May 9, 2013 at 5:22 PM EDT
Yesterday, I was honored to attend the 7th Annual Pearls of Purpose Gala hosted by FAIRgirls. FAIR stands for Free, Aware, Inspired, and Restored, and it works to prevent the exploitation of girls worldwide with empowerment and education.
Posted byon May 7, 2013 at 5:39 PM EDT
President Obama and President Park Geun-hye of the Republic of Korea mark 60 years of bilateral partnership between our two nations.
Posted byon May 3, 2013 at 6:21 PM EDT
Here's quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon May 1, 2013 at 6:10 PM EDT
The Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications talks about some of the issues the President will be focusing on in his meetings.
Posted byon May 1, 2013 at 2:01 PM EDT
Posted byon April 30, 2013 at 4:22 PM EDT
President Obama holds a press conference in the briefing room at the White House, answering questions from reporters about Syria, the sequester, implementation of the Affordable Care Act and more.
Posted byon April 26, 2013 at 5:30 PM EDT
The main topic on today's agenda was the ongoing crisis in Syria, including the impact it is having on Jordan and the reports that chemical weapons may have been used on Syrian citizens.
Posted byon April 23, 2013 at 8:04 PM EDT
Posted byon April 12, 2013 at 12:52 PM EDT
President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2014 Budget reflects his strategic decision to increase the United States’ focus on the Asia-Pacific region by sustaining key investments made throughout his first term and by investing in new initiatives to expand and deepen a Government-wide commitment across the region.
Posted byon April 11, 2013 at 11:58 AM EDT
Yesterday, we hosted the first-ever White House Forum to Combat Human Trafficking. The event brought together leaders from government, the private sector, advocates and survivors, faith leaders, law enforcement, and academia to talk about what we can do, together, to end human trafficking. We took time to honor the stories and lives of brave survivors.