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Posted byon August 22, 2011 at 4:20 PM EST
President Obama addresses the fluid situation in Libya and looks forward to an inclusive transition that leads to a democratic Libya.
Posted byon August 12, 2011 at 8:41 AM EST
Courtney O’Donnell, Communications Director to Dr. Jill Biden, reflects on their visit to a refugee camp in Kenya that was originally built for 90,000 people, but now has more than 420,000 Somalis who have traveled there seeking food, water and medical attention.
Posted byon August 8, 2011 at 10:07 AM EST
Dr. Biden travels to a Kenyan refugee center where she witnessed firsthand the effects of the devastating famine that has killed more than 29,000 Somalian children in the past three months
Posted byon July 9, 2011 at 3:54 PM EST
Check out our special edition of West Wing Week that takes you behind the scenes of the referendum that led to today's celebration of an independent South Sudan and President Obama's statement on this important day.
Posted byon June 28, 2011 at 1:09 PM EST
Two new videos from the First Lady's trip to Africa, where the First Lady engaged on youth leadership, education, health, and wellness.
Posted byon June 24, 2011 at 2:16 PM EST
Watch a video of First Lady Michelle Obama's warm welcome to Botswana by children who clapped, danced, and sang "Obama Ye-Le-Le".
Posted byon June 23, 2011 at 1:51 PM EST
First Lady Michelle Obama speaks to young African leaders about meeting Nelson Mandela in South Africa.
Posted byon June 22, 2011 at 1:08 PM EST
On her first day in South Africa, First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia visit a daycare center, the Apartheid Museum and more.
Posted byon June 22, 2011 at 10:06 AM EST
Alan Fitts, Trip Director for the First Lady, gives you a look inside an incredible first day traveling in South Africa with the First Lady and her family.
Posted byon June 13, 2011 at 8:57 AM EST
Daniel W. Yohannes, CEO of the Millenium Challenge Corporation, shows how helping other nations around the world get their economies is a critically important step in revitalizing the American economy.