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Posted byon April 17, 2015 at 10:57 AM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon January 28, 2015 at 5:44 PM EDT
President Obama delivered a message from America to the people of India on the importance of our relationship as true global partners.
Posted byon January 28, 2015 at 11:33 AM EDT
While in India, the President and First Lady take part in the East Asian nation's Republic Day. Elizabeth Littlefield, President and CEO of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) joined the trip and witnessed a democratic country full of progress.
Posted byon January 26, 2015 at 8:06 PM EDT
President Obama and the First Lady traveled to India this week -- their first time visiting the South Asian nation since Prime Minister Narendra Modi was sworn in on May 26, 2014. America and India are true global partners -- both in strengthening economies and strong democracies. That is why the President is the first to visit India twice while in office.
President Obama Speaks on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, Russia and Ukraine, and the Situation in GazaPosted byon July 18, 2014 at 1:58 PM EDT
President Obama delivers a statement to the press in the wake of the tragic crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 yesterday, and on the current situation in Gaza.
Posted byon July 25, 2013 at 4:50 PM EDT
At the Indian Institute of Technology, Vice President Biden meets group of women he called “India’s future”—the country’s next generation of scientists and engineers.
Posted byon July 24, 2013 at 4:30 PM EDT
Vice President Biden delivers remarks in Mumbai, India where he discussed how America’s partnership with India could improve the economies of both nations.
Posted byon July 23, 2013 at 9:15 PM EDT
On his second day in New Delhi, Vice President Biden meets with Indian leaders to discuss the increasingly important bilateral relationship between our two countries.
Posted byon July 22, 2013 at 4:15 PM EDT
Ahead of series of meetings in New Delhi, the Vice President and Dr. Biden had the opportunity to meet with Mahatma Gandhi's granddaughter and tour the building where Gandhi spend the last months of his life, which is now the Gandhi Smriti museum.
Posted byon May 10, 2013 at 5:16 PM EDT
Kicking off Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and reflecting on the past accomplishments and progress of the President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.