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Posted byon September 26, 2014 at 9:30 AM EDT
This latest revision confirms that economic growth in the second quarter was strong, and other recent data suggest that this momentum has continued into the subsequent months.
Posted byon September 25, 2014 at 6:18 PM EDT
President Obama announces that Eric Holder will be stepping down from his current position as U.S. Attorney General. Assuming office in February 2009, Holder's nearly six-year tenure makes him one of the longest-serving Attorney Generals in U.S. history.
Posted byon September 25, 2014 at 2:35 PM EDT
President Obama has made combating this terrible disease a top national security priority and today, at the United Nations, he called on the world to join the United States in this effort.
Posted byon September 25, 2014 at 2:30 PM EDT
This blog post introduces readers to Larry Hailsham, a former intern who worked in the Office of Presidential Correspondence in the summer of 2014. When asked about his internship experience, here's what Larry wrote.
Posted byon September 24, 2014 at 7:04 PM EDT
Today, President Obama led the United Nations Security Council in unanimously passing a binding resolution to stem the flow of foreign terrorist fighters into -- and out of -- Iraq and Syria.
Posted byon September 24, 2014 at 6:05 PM EDT
The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and Data.gov are launching a new resource that aims to consolidate data on the Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander community: Data.gov/AAPI.
The First Lady: We've Made "Tremendous Progress" in Educating the World’s Young Women, but There's More Work to DoPosted byon September 24, 2014 at 5:56 PM EDT
In remarks at the U.N. Global Education First Initiative in New York City, First Lady Michelle Obama explains that every young woman on our planet should have the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive.
Posted byon September 24, 2014 at 5:45 PM EDT
To mark the OGP’s third anniversary, President Obama joined with heads of state from other participating countries to celebrate these steps to improve the ability of citizens to engage with their governments and better harness the power of transparency to drive growth.
Posted byon September 24, 2014 at 4:53 PM EDT
Secretary of State John Kerry sends a message to the White House email list following the President's address at the U.N. General Assembly.
Posted byon September 24, 2014 at 4:00 PM EDT
A number of recent reports point to one clear conclusion: The Affordable Care Act is working and making health care more affordable, accessible, and of a higher quality for families, seniors, businesses, and taxpayers.