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Posted byon October 18, 2013 at 1:30 PM EST
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon October 17, 2013 at 5:41 PM EST
Read President Obama's letter to Federal employees welcoming them back to work following the government shutdown and thanking them all for their service.
Posted byon October 17, 2013 at 3:37 PM EST
Posted byon October 17, 2013 at 3:20 PM EST
October is “National Cyber Security Awareness Month.” With our world ever more connected to the Internet – our phones, our tablets, even our cars – cybersecurity matters to everyone.
Posted byon October 17, 2013 at 10:33 AM EST
President Obama signs legislation to reopen our government and pay our bills.
Posted byon October 15, 2013 at 3:57 PM EST
President Obama presented the Medal of Honor to U.S. Army Captain William Swenson.
Posted byon October 15, 2013 at 2:55 PM EST
On Monday, the President traveled to Martha’s Table, a local food pantry, to thank the many furloughed federal employees who have spent time during the government shutdown volunteering for charities and non-profits. While there, he joined volunteers and helped prepare food for the pantry and called on Congress to set aside their partisan demands and let these furloughed employees return to work.
Posted byon October 12, 2013 at 6:00 PM EST
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 12, 2013 at 5:00 AM EST
In this week’s address, President Obama discussed his meetings with members of Congress of both parties and the ongoing effort to reopen the government and remove the danger of default from our economy. The President urged Congress to pass a budget, put people back to work, and end this shutdown. In his message, the President also called for paying our bills, and preventing an economic shutdown.
Posted byon October 10, 2013 at 11:00 PM EST
This week, the President continued to call for the House to reopen the government -- by passing a continuing resolution -- and avoid an economic shutdown, by raising the debt limit. That's October 4th to October 10th or "The Shutdown Edition: Week Two."