For Immediate Release October 8, 2009
TO THE CHAIRMEN AND RANKING MEMBERS OF
THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND
THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN RELATIONS
Because of the Affordable Care Act, states are expanding their Medicaid programs to cover more Americans, and today, Medicaid covers over 66 million Americans.
Economic growth in the second quarter was strong, consistent with the recent further improvement in the labor market and other indicators.
President Obama speaks on the South Lawn about the situation in Ukraine, in the wake of the shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.