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Posted byon August 19, 2011 at 12:00 AM EDT
Here's what happened this week at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon August 18, 2011 at 6:32 PM EDT
As President Obama traveled through Minnesota, Iowa and Illinois holding town hall meetings, we heard from several state and local officials who attended the events on the impact of the President’s Rural Tour and what it meant to their communities.
Posted byon August 18, 2011 at 4:32 PM EDT
After three days of traveling through the Midwest and talking with farmers, small business owners and concerned citizens, the President says Congress must act quickly to put Americans back to work
Posted byon August 18, 2011 at 12:12 PM EDT
Check out how the President spent his time in rural Iowa
Posted byon August 18, 2011 at 12:00 PM EDT
Check out how the President spent his time in Cannon Falls
Posted byon August 18, 2011 at 11:59 AM EDT
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality Nancy Sutley discuss ways the Nation’s lands, waters, and wildlife can help create jobs for our future.
Posted byon August 18, 2011 at 9:58 AM EDT
At the final town hall on his trip through the Midwest, the President promises that new proposals that will put Americans back to work are coming soon
Posted byon August 17, 2011 at 6:23 PM EDT
President Obama talks about finding jobs for returning veterans, reducing the nation's deficits by increasing revenue, and investing in biofuels during a town hall in Atkinson, Illinois.
Posted byon August 17, 2011 at 3:32 PM EDT
President Obama heads to a farm in Henry County for the last town hall of his summer tour.
Posted byon August 17, 2011 at 2:58 PM EDT
There are more than 100 events being held throughout the summer so that senior Administration officials can talk with Americans across the country