Josh Earnest is Assistant to the President and Press Secretary in the White House Office of Communications. Mr. Earnest attended Rice University, where he majored in political science and policy studies. He joined then-Senator Obama’s presidential campaign in March 2007 as his Iowa Communications Director. He is a native of Kansas City, Missouri.
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Earlier this week, 47 Republican Senators sent a letter to Iran’s leaders that was expressly designed to undercut the President in the midst of sensitive international negotiations. Press Secretary Josh Earnest shares a sample of the coverage that this partisan effort has generated across the country.
House Republicans put at risk critical funding that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) needs to keep our nation safe by insisting on a series of amendments to overturn the President’s immigration accountability executive actions.
Josh Earnest discusses the President's right to take action on immigration and Republicans' refusal to support immigration reform.
President Obama will address the nation to lay out the executive actions he’s taking to fix our immigration system.
Every American should know exactly what we're doing right now to keep everyone safe. So here are a few answers to some questions that many may be asking when it comes to the U.S. response to Ebola.
A new Council of Economic Advisers report shows the effects of state decisions regarding Medicaid expansion on access to care, financial security, overall health and well-being of residents, and state economies. Here's a small sample of the coverage the report has received across the country.
As part of the Department of Health and Human Services’ regular reporting on enrollment in private health care plans through the Affordable Care Act marketplaces, the department releases demographic information on the enrollees, including breakdowns by age.
Under the Affordable Care Act, states have the opportunity to expand Medicaid coverage to provide millions of Americans access to affordable healthcare. Taken together, if all 24 states that haven’t expanded coverage did so, about 5.4 million uninsured Americans would gain access to health insurance coverage by 2016.
HHS announced new primary care sites in 236 communities for 1.25 million additional patients, made possible by the Affordable Care Act.
Read press coverage of President Obama's ambitious agenda to tackle rising college costs, make college more affordable, and improve value for students and families