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Posted byon February 23, 2013 at 6:35 AM EDT
President Obama urges Congress to stop the sequester -- the harmful automatic cuts that threaten thousands of jobs and affect our national security from taking effect on March 1.
Posted byon February 14, 2013 at 10:10 PM EDT
Watch the video of President Obama's hangout, live from the West Wing of the White House.
Posted byon February 11, 2013 at 11:14 PM EDT
Army Staff Sgt. Clinton Romesha was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Battle of Kamdesh in 2009 during the war in Afghanistan.
Posted byon February 5, 2013 at 11:02 AM EDT
A new inter-agency working group will be responsible for developing plans to implement an Internet safety approach to address online violent extremism, coordinating the federal government’s activities and assessing our progress against these plans, and identifying additional activities to pursue for countering online radicalization to violence.
Posted byon February 3, 2013 at 4:54 PM EDT
Vice President Joe Biden, Dr. Jill Biden, and Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter visit with Wounded Warriors and their medical caretakers at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center (RMC) in Landstuhl, Germany.
Posted byon January 14, 2013 at 4:30 PM EDT
Before taking questions from the assembled journalists, the President took a moment to reflect on the past four years, and look ahead to his agenda for the next term, which includes new jobs, new opportunity, and new security for the middle class
Posted byon January 12, 2013 at 6:30 AM EDT
President Obama discusses how we will end the war in Afghanistan and how our goal of ensuring that al Qaeda never again uses Afghanistan to launch attacks against America is within reach.
Posted byon January 11, 2013 at 5:50 PM EDT
We'll soon reach a milestone in Afghanistan -- when Afghan forces take full responsibility for their nation's security and the war draws to a close.
Posted byon January 7, 2013 at 5:25 PM EDT
President Obama announces John Brennan as his nominee for the next head of the Central Intelligence Agency.
Posted byon January 7, 2013 at 5:19 PM EDT
The President asks Sen. Chuck Hagel to serve as Secretary of Defense.