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Posted byon September 26, 2014 at 5:41 PM EST
This week, President Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly on issues that demand the attention of the global community-- including climate change and violent extremism, we celebrated the third birthday of We the People, wished the Jewish community a Happy New Year, and said goodbye to Attorney General Eric Holder.
Posted byon September 25, 2014 at 5:18 PM EST
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 24, 2014 at 1:20 PM EST
President Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly on September 24, 2014.
Posted byon September 19, 2014 at 6:05 PM EST
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 4:18 PM EST
Phil Amtower is being honored as a Individual and Community Preparedness Champion of Change.
Posted byon September 12, 2014 at 6:28 PM EST
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 6:28 PM EST
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 6:11 PM EST
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 5:01 PM EST
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 10:47 AM EST
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.