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  • Weekly Address: Climate Change Can No Longer Be Ignored

    In this week’s address, the President spoke about his commitment to combatting the threat of climate change and to keeping ourselves and future generations safe.

  • Making a Difference by Funding What Works

    Last night, the Senate passed H.R.2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, with overwhelming bipartisan support, following House passage of the bill with overwhelming support three weeks ago. Not only will the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 reform Medicare’s physician payment system to incentivize quality and value and extend the Children’s Health Insurance Program, it also includes a two-year extension of the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (“Home Visiting”). The Home Visiting program, administered by the Department of Health and Human Services, funds States, territories, and tribal entities to develop and implement voluntary, evidence-based home visitation programs in which families that choose to participate receive advice, guidance, and other help from nurses, social workers, or other trained professionals during pregnancy and the first years of a child’s life.

  • MAP: How Two Tax Plans Would Impact You

    See how these two different tax plans would impact people in your state.

  • Serving Rural America’s Kids and Families

    President Obama and Secretary Vilsack meet with eight members of the National 4-H community in the Oval Office. See their inspiring stories about how they are opening up new doors for kids in their hometowns, and how this work is building stronger communities where they can learn, play, and grow.

  • Weekly Address: Tuition-Free Community College

    In this week’s address, the Vice President laid out his and the President’s plan to make two years of community college free for responsible students.

  • Weekly Address: Reaching a Comprehensive and Long-Term Deal on Iran’s Nuclear Program

    In this week’s address, the President described the historic understanding the United States -- with our allies and partners -- reached with Iran, which, if fully implemented, will prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon and will make our country, our allies, and our world safer.

  • Continuing Our Focus on Solar Energy

    President Obama was at Hill Air Force Base in Utah to discuss how we're continuing to focus on solar energy and equipping our veterans with proper skills for good-paying solar jobs.

  • Week in Review: A Historic Announcement on Iran, a Dedication in Boston, and a Commitment to Fairness

    From helping dedicate the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate in Boston, to making a historic announcement on Iran from the Rose Garden, the President had a productive week. See more in our Week in Review.

  • Round-Up: Editorial Boards From Around the Country Respond to the 47 Republican Senators

    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.

  • Local Climate Action Takes Center Stage at the National League of Cities Conference

    Mayors from across the country gathered with President Barack Obama for the 50th National League of Cities (NLC) Congressional City Conference, highlighting how local governments can lead in strengthening the response to climate change.