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Posted byon June 2, 2014 at 7:18 PM EDT
Today, in Rhode Island, First Lady Michelle Obama participated in a keel-laying ceremony of a new U.S. Navy submarine called the Illinois.
Posted byon May 28, 2014 at 3:33 PM EDT
President Obama travels to West Point to congratulate the newest officers in the U.S. Army and to reflect on America's foreign policy agenda.
Posted byon May 23, 2014 at 4:00 PM EDT
It was a busy week at the White House. This week, we got hyped for next week's White House Science Fair; the Bidens traveled to Romania and Cyprus; the President took an unexpected walk over to the Department of the Interior; a new National Monument was designated; and the President talked baseball and tourism in Cooperstown. Check out what else you may have missed in this week's wrap up.
Posted byon May 23, 2014 at 1:00 PM EDT
This week, the President spoke on the importance of raising the minimum wage, investing in infrastructure, and bringing jobs and tourism back to America; invited the Super Bowl Champion Seahawks to the White House; and designated a new National Monument. The First Lady honored Brown v. Board of Education, and the Vice President and Dr. Biden traveled to Romania and Cyprus.
Posted byon May 20, 2014 at 2:22 PM EDT
Watch the highlights from the Vice President and Dr. Biden's arrival in Bucharest, Romania –- the first stop on their three-day trip to Romania and Cyprus.
National Security Advisor Susan Rice Visits Israel and the West Bank, and Joins the Embassy of Israel to Celebrate Israel Independence DayPosted byon May 15, 2014 at 1:18 PM EDT
Posted byon May 12, 2014 at 12:14 PM EDT
The President launched Power Africa almost one year ago to double access to power in Sub-Saharan Africa. Exploring opportunities to unlock further investment in and growth of small-scale energy systems at the household and village level, the Administration recently hosted two events to engage nearly 60 impact investors and venture philanthropists interested in small-scale energy investment in Africa.
Posted byon May 9, 2014 at 8:00 AM EDT
This week, the First Lady launched her new Reach Higher education initiative, while the President hosted two bilateral meetings and a press conference, let loose some humor at the White House Correspondents Dinner, and traveled to Arkansas and California.
Posted byon May 7, 2014 at 3:34 PM EDT
President Obama discusses the kidnapping of more than 200 teenage girls in Chibok, Nigeria, and says the United States will send military and law enforcement advisors to Nigeria to help rescue the girls.
Posted byon May 6, 2014 at 6:29 PM EDT
President Obama joins Under Secretary of State Richard Stengel, Assistant Secretary Roberta Jacobson, Assistant Secretary Evan Ryan, foreign government officials, business leaders, and academics to discuss how we can work together to advance "100,000 Strong in the Americas," an initiative focused on expanding educational opportunity and exchange to build connections between the people of the Americas, and to make our region more competitive.