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Posted byon June 16, 2011 at 7:57 PM EDT
President Obama and President Elbegdorj discuss steps to expand diplomatic, economic and defense cooperation between our two nations.
Posted byon May 20, 2011 at 9:53 AM EDT
It has been my privilege to have served as Acting Solicitor General for the past year and to have served as Principal Deputy Solicitor General before that. The Solicitor General is responsible for overseeing appellate litigation on behalf of the United States, and with representing the United States in the Supreme Court. There are several terrific accounts of the roles that Solicitors General have played throughout history in advancing civil rights. But it is also important to remember the mistakes. One episode of particular relevance to AAPI Heritage Month is the Solicitor General’s defense of the forced relocation and internment of Japanese-American during World War II.
Posted byon March 23, 2011 at 11:45 AM EDT
Ari Alexander highlights USAID’s recent conference call to provide stakeholders with information on the USG response to the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
Posted byon March 18, 2011 at 6:30 PM EDT
Your quick look at the week of March 14, 2011 on WhiteHouse.gov
Posted byon March 17, 2011 at 4:34 PM EDT
Having just returned from the Japanese Embassy where he wrote a message in a condolence book for victims, the President speaks at the White House on the tragic events in Japan.
Posted byon March 15, 2011 at 5:28 PM EDT
Press Secretary Jay Carney gives an update on the response to the situation in Japan at the outset of his press briefing.
Posted byon March 13, 2011 at 6:52 PM EDT
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney has released an overview of the United States' reponse in support of our friends in Japan. For information on how you can help directly, USAID has pulled together options for donating to support the response effort.
Posted byon March 11, 2011 at 6:52 PM EDT
A quick look at the week of March 7, 2011 on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon March 11, 2011 at 1:03 PM EDT
The President's statement and an overview of his briefings on the tragedy.
Posted byon March 9, 2011 at 4:03 PM EDT
Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke, the first Chinese-American governor and first Chinese-American Commerce Secretary, will be the United States' new ambassador to the People's Republic of China.