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Day 84

The president hosted the 2009 Easter Egg Roll, a White House tradition since 1878. An…

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Bernanke to Lecture at Morehouse College

Historic moment for HBCU

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will lecture and hold a forum with students at Atlanta’s…

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Obama, Biden on the Record: Infrastructure Investment

THE VICE PRESIDENT: Thank you, Mr. Secretary. Mr. President. (Applause.) I…

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Day 83

Malia and Sasha name their new puppy, a Portuguese water dog that was a gift…

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Day 82

In his weekly address, Obama discusses the many problems — and opportunities — in the…

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Weekly Address: Overcoming Global Challenges

Remarks of President Barack Obama
Weekly Address
Saturday, April 11, 2009
I speak to you today during a…

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Day 81

The Treasury Department announces that the budget deficit increased by $192.3 billion in March, and…

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Economic History Lesson

Lawrence Summers, the president�s chief economist, wants to make current crisis a footnote

I have always been fascinated by political and economic history. No matter how painful the…

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Obama on the Record: Meeting with Bernanke, Bair

THE PRESIDENT: Well, first of all, Happy Easter and Happy Passover. I’m sorry…

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Auto Suppliers Get Government Help

But will black-owned companies benefit?

Automotive suppliers employ more than 500,000 U.S. workers and manufacture most of the parts of…

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Homeowners Urged to Refinance While Rates Low

Obama Highlights Savings for Individuals, Families

President Barack Obama hailed his administration’s efforts to help homeowners avoid foreclosure during a housing…

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Day 80

Obama hosts a round-table discussion of homeownership and unveiled a plan to improve healthcare for…

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Text of Letter From Obama to Nancy Pelosi

Dear Madam Speaker:
We face a security situation in Afghanistan and Pakistan that demands urgent attention.…

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Obama on the Record: Veteran Healthcare

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you, John, for your outstanding service, and your friendship is greatly…

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Joint Virtual Lifetime Electronic Records

President Obama Announces the Creation of a Joint Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record
Taking Care of…

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Obama on the Record: Housing Refinance Roundtable

THE PRESIDENT: Well, thank you so much for taking time to join us. …

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Background on Housing Refinance Roundtable

President Obama hosted a roundtable discussion this morning in the Roosevelt Room about the impact…

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Ethics Committee Investigates Rep. Jackson in Blago Fallout

Committee questions his relationship with indicted governor

Rep. Jesse Jackson confirmed that he is the subject of an investigation by the Office…

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Sacramento Mayor Settles Federal Case

Lawsuit related to Kevin Johnson, St. HOPE Academy

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson has settled his case with the federal government related to charges…

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Green Energy, Black Jobs

Federal dollars key in creation of jobs in minority communities

President Barack Obama is not only the first black president, but the first green president,…

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