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Posted byon May 8, 2012 at 11:07 AM EDT
President Obama speaks about student loan interest rates and travels to Afghanistan, and Labor Secretary Hilda Solis launches the Summer Jobs+ Bank.
Posted byon May 5, 2012 at 5:30 AM EDT
President Obama calls on Congress to take the money we are no longer spending at war, use half of it to pay down our debt, and use the other half to rebuild America.
Posted byon May 2, 2012 at 10:21 AM EDT
Check out a gallery of behind the scenes photos from the President's unannounced trip to Afghanistan, taken by White House Photographer Pete Souza.
Posted byon May 1, 2012 at 8:32 PM EDT
In a televised address, President Obama discusses progress made by U.S. troops and the new relationship between the United States and Afghanistan.
Posted byon May 1, 2012 at 7:40 PM EDT
After his meeting with President Karzai in Kabul, President Obama joined U.S. troops at Bagram Air Base and thanked them for the sacrifices they have made over the past decade of war, and paid tribute to their successes
Posted byon May 1, 2012 at 6:10 PM EDT
The President will address the nation on the future of the NATO mission in Afghanistan.
Posted byon January 11, 2012 at 12:52 PM EDT
A look back at Vice President Biden's trip to Afghanistan last year.
Posted byon December 3, 2011 at 1:00 PM EDT
A look back at President Obama's surprise trip to Afghanistan last year.
Posted byon June 30, 2011 at 9:50 AM EDT
Check out video of a special live discussion on President Obama’s plan for implementing his strategy to draw down troops in Afghanistan and our plan to focus on investments here at home.
Posted byon June 24, 2011 at 6:16 PM EDT
In case you missed it, the Weekly Wrap Up is your review of the week's news and events, from the White House as well as other government agencies.