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Posted byon July 29, 2014 at 1:11 PM EDT
Lucy Coffey, age 108, is the oldest living female World War II veteran, and received a warm welcome to the White House by President Obama and Vice President Biden during her visit to Washington, D.C. as part of the Honor Flight Network.
Posted byon July 25, 2014 at 7:02 PM EDT
This week, some astronauts stopped by the White House (hint: think 1969), we talked about "inversions" (more on that later), the President awarded the Medal of Honor, and the Vice President got a marker and white board and gave us a little bit of history on our nation's infrastructure.
Posted byon July 18, 2014 at 6:20 PM EDT
This week, President Obama addressed the crash of Flight MH17, talked about investing in our country's infrastructure, and continued to take important steps to respond to a changing climate -- and the First Lady hosted the Kids' State Dinner, featuring 54 delicious recipes from around the country.
Posted byon July 14, 2014 at 3:49 PM EDT
Missed the President's trip to Denver and Austin? Don't worry -- the latest edition of "West Wing Week" features some amazing footage from his visit.
Posted byon July 11, 2014 at 8:15 PM EDT
This week, President Obama sat down with everyday Americans who wrote him from around the country; he grabbed some pizza and shot some pool in Denver; he chowed down on some BBQ in Austin; and we celebrated Independence Day at the White House. Check out what else you may have missed in this week's wrap up.
Posted byon July 11, 2014 at 1:02 PM EDT
President Obama capped off his three-day tour with a visit to Austin, Texas, where he sat down for coffee with a letter writer, delivered a speech on the economy, and grabbed some lunch at a local BBQ joint.
Posted byon July 11, 2014 at 10:41 AM EDT
El Presidente se reune con las autoridades locales, con los líderes religiosos y con el gobernador de Texas, Rick Perry para hablar sobre la crisis en la frontera. El Presidente describe de los componentes cruciales de la crisis en curso: se está produciendo un aumento de niños no acompañados y de niños con adultos en una zona concentrada en la frontera, el Valle del Río Grande; y muchos de estos niños y sus padres no buscan eludir la aplicación de la ley, sino que están siendo detenidos en gran número.
Posted byon July 10, 2014 at 5:27 PM EDT
After meeting with local officials, faith leaders, and Texas Gov. Rick Perry, President Obama delivered a statement on the humanitarian situation at the border.
Posted byon July 9, 2014 at 5:16 PM EDT
Posted byon July 9, 2014 at 10:04 AM EDT
The President's hitting the road this week to meet with working Americans who have written him letters -- from Denver to Austin.