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Posted byon October 12, 2013 at 7:00 PM EDT
On Friday, the President met with nine small business owners from across the country about the impacts of the ongoing federal government shutdown on their businesses and updated them on where things stand on efforts in Congress to avoid a first-ever default in the nation’s credit.
Posted byon October 1, 2013 at 11:20 AM EDT
President Obama sends a letter to federal employees.
Posted byon September 30, 2013 at 7:11 PM EDT
If Congress does not fulfill its responsibility to pass a budget today, much of the United States government will be forced to shut down tomorrow. President Obama calls on Congress to keep our government open, pay our bills on time, and never, ever threaten the full faith and credit of the United States of America.
Posted byon September 27, 2013 at 12:55 PM EDT
Gerald Chertavian is the Founder and CEO of Year Up. Year Up's mission is to close the Opportunity Divide by providing urban young adults with the skills, experience, and support that will empower them to reach their potential through professional careers and higher education.
Posted byon September 27, 2013 at 10:15 AM EDT
Working hand-in-hand, not only with our partners on the state and local level, but with the faith-based and non-profit communities, the private sector, and most importantly with the individuals and families that live in these communities every day, we can maximize what we achieve to keep our children safe.
Posted byon September 24, 2013 at 12:03 PM EDT
President Obama delivers remarks at a suburban Kansas City, MO Ford Motor Co. stamping plant – a plant that recently had to bring on a shift of 900 workers to keep up with the demand for the new F-150.
Posted byon September 23, 2013 at 7:51 PM EDT
Earlier today, Senior Advisor Dan Pfeiffer sent a message to the White House email list on the fiscal debate here in Washington.
President Obama at the Memorial Service for Victims of the Navy Yard Shooting: “We Can’t Accept This”Posted byon September 23, 2013 at 11:23 AM EDT
On Sunday, President Obama spoke at a memorial service to honor the victims of the Navy Yard shooting, and to thank first responders for their work. President Obama also spoke about the need to prevent future tragedies like the one at the Navy Yard, reiterating that we cannot become complacent. “We can’t accept this,” he stated.
Posted byon September 16, 2013 at 6:01 PM EDT
Before delivering remarks on the economy, President Obama gives a brief statement about the tragic events at the Washington Navy Yard.
Posted byon September 16, 2013 at 4:30 PM EDT