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Posted byon July 4, 2015 at 4:11 PM EDT
Presidents have held Fourth of July celebrations at the White House for over 200 years. In honor of July 4th, 2015, the President and First Lady will commemorate the occasion with the company of military families, rejoicing in freedom and love for our country.
Posted byon July 4, 2015 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week's address, President Obama wishes everyone a happy Fourth of July to celebrate the nation's independence.
Posted byon July 3, 2015 at 5:15 PM EDT
Three highlights from the President's speech on the economy in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
Posted byon July 2, 2015 at 8:07 PM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon July 2, 2015 at 3:29 PM EDT
On June 2, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act, which was the most sweeping civil rights legislation since Reconstruction.
Posted byon July 2, 2015 at 1:09 PM EDT
The President announced that we will extend overtime pay for nearly 5 million people. Nick may be one of them.
Posted byon July 2, 2015 at 12:20 PM EDT
Meet Hannah, the daughter of Lt. Col. Todd E. Bajakian, who realizes first-hand how important it is that we give our military families the support they need. This past May at the White House’s annual Mother’s Day Tea, Hannah had the opportunity to meet the First Lady and give her the lyrics to her original song, “All On The Line.”
Posted byon July 2, 2015 at 9:30 AM EDT
The economy added 223,000 jobs in June as the unemployment rate fell to 5.3 percent. Our economy has now added 5.6 million jobs over the past two years, the strongest two-year job growth since 2000.
Posted byon July 1, 2015 at 3:09 PM EDT
Today, the President will be speaking in Nashville, Tennessee to talk about the ways health care reform is continuing to help millions of Americans. On his way over, he picked up Kelly Bryant to thank her for the letter she wrote him about the Affordable Care Act and to hear directly from her about how it changed her life.
Posted byon July 1, 2015 at 2:30 PM EDT