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Posted byon October 1, 2013 at 1:40 PM EDT
Find an overview of the government services and operations that will halt immediately until Congress passes a budget to fund them again, and services that will continue during the government shutdown.
Posted byon October 1, 2013 at 11:20 AM EDT
President Obama sends a letter to federal employees.
Posted byon September 30, 2013 at 9:00 PM EDT
If the United States government shuts down tonight and our economy takes a hit, it will be because House Republicans let it happen.
Posted byon September 30, 2013 at 7:11 PM EDT
If Congress does not fulfill its responsibility to pass a budget today, much of the United States government will be forced to shut down tomorrow. President Obama calls on Congress to keep our government open, pay our bills on time, and never, ever threaten the full faith and credit of the United States of America.
Posted byon September 28, 2013 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, President Obama says that on October 1st, a big part of the Affordable Care Act will go live and give uninsured Americans the chance to buy the same quality, affordable health care as everyone else. It is also the day when some Republicans in Congress might shut down the government just because they don’t like the law.
President Obama Speaks on the Affordable Care Act: "Tell Your Friends. Tell Your Family. Get Covered."Posted byon September 26, 2013 at 5:58 PM EDT
President Obama headed out to Prince George’s Community College in Kettering, Maryland to deliver remarks on the Affordable Care Act
Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Steering Committee '2.0' Launches to Move Our Manufacturing Agenda ForwardPosted byon September 26, 2013 at 4:51 PM EDT
Manufacturing is a central pillar of the President’s agenda to create middleclass jobs and grow the economy given its importance for the durability of our industries and the strength of our innovation, which is why the Administration is announcing two significant steps to move our manufacturing agenda forward, including the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Steering Committee ‘2.0’.
Posted byon September 24, 2013 at 12:03 PM EDT
President Obama delivers remarks at a suburban Kansas City, MO Ford Motor Co. stamping plant – a plant that recently had to bring on a shift of 900 workers to keep up with the demand for the new F-150.
Posted byon September 23, 2013 at 7:51 PM EDT
Earlier today, Senior Advisor Dan Pfeiffer sent a message to the White House email list on the fiscal debate here in Washington.
Posted byon September 21, 2013 at 5:30 AM EDT
President Obama says the economy is making progress five years after the worst recession since the Great Depression, but to avoid another crisis, Congress must meet two deadlines in the coming weeks: pass a budget by the end of the month to keep the government open, and raise the debt ceiling so America can pay its bills.