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Posted byon September 19, 2014 at 7:05 PM EDT
This week, President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to Army Command Sergeant Major Bennie G. Adkins and Army Specialist Four Donald P. Sloat, met with National Spelling Bee winners, announced a major increase in our efforts to help fight Ebola in West Africa, gave a statement about the bipartisan support of our strategy to defeat ISIL, and launched a campaign to help stop sexual assault.
Posted byon September 15, 2014 at 5:18 PM EDT
Phil Amtower is being honored as a Individual and Community Preparedness Champion of Change.
Posted byon September 12, 2014 at 7:28 PM EDT
This week, President Obama spoke about the threat posed by ISIL and commemorated the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, we marked the 20th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), and the First Lady hosted a "prep" rally in Atlanta.
Posted byon September 5, 2014 at 7:28 PM EDT
This week, the economy added 10 million jobs; the country celebrated 50 years of environmental conservation; and the President spoke about the enduring strength of democracy to the people of Estonia.
Posted byon August 29, 2014 at 7:11 PM EDT
This week, the White House celebrated Women's Equality Day, the National Park Service celebrated its 98th birthday, and President Obama addressed the American Legion, the nation's largest veteran service organization.
Posted byon August 21, 2014 at 6:01 PM EDT
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder travels to Missouri to review the Justice Department's independent investigation into the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
Posted byon August 20, 2014 at 11:47 AM EDT
In a St. Louis Post-Dispatch op-ed, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder pledges to conduct a full, fair, and independent investigation into the death of Michael Brown.
Posted byon August 18, 2014 at 7:56 PM EDT
This afternoon at the White House, President Obama delivered a statement on the latest developments in Iraq and in Ferguson, Missouri — two issues he has been following closely each day.
Posted byon August 18, 2014 at 11:14 AM EDT
The President of the United States must be ready to travel anywhere in the world on a moment’s notice. Fortunately, modern Presidents have access to a variety of transportation options, including flying aboard Air Force One. Take a look at the history of this iconic symbol of the presidency throughout the years.
Posted byon August 15, 2014 at 4:11 PM EDT
This week, President Obama discussed the continuing humanitarian crisis in Iraq and the situation in Ferguson, Missouri; the White House announced progress on raising the minimum wage; and the Administration launched the U.S. Digital Service to help modernize our government.