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Omaba on the Record: Auto Industry Black Media in the White House Obama on the Record: Omnibus Public Lands Management Act Day 69 Day 68 Biden on the Record: Progressive Governance Conference Weekly Address: Midwest Floods Day 67 Carver Federal Savings Bank Turns 60 Briefing on the New Strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan Remarks by the President at the Installation of Attorney General Eric Holder Obama on the Record: New Strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan Day 66 The Budget Battle Begins: House Committee Crafts Plan Obama Hosts Cyber Town Hall $3.2 Billion in Funding for Local Energy Efficiency Improvements Obama on the Record: Democratic National Committee Fundraiser Day 65 Salesman-in-Chief Obama on the Record: News Conference on the Economy Obama Pledges Persistence Day 64 Officials Announce U.S.-Mexico Border Security Policy Day 63 Obama on the Record: Clean Energy Geithner on the Record: Toxic Assets Treasury Fact Sheet: Public-Private Investment Program White House Fact Sheet: Clean Energy Day 62 Day 61 Weekly Address: Budget Day 60 Obama on the Record: National Conference of State Legislatures Obama Stops by ‘Tonight Show’ During California Visit Obama on the Record: A New Day Obama, Biden on the Record: National Conference of State Legislatures The Swearing-in of USTR Ron Kirk Day 59 House Passes Greed Tax Obama on the Record: Costa Mesa Town Hall Obama on the Record: Edison Electric Vehicle Center Day 58 Remarks of President Barack Obama Remarks of the President Upon Departure to California Background on California’s Economic Situation President Barack Obama’s Statement on the Budget Day 57 Remarks by President Obama and Taoiseach of Ireland Brian Cowen Obama Announces David Hamilton for the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals Biden on the Record: DNC Meeting Day 56 Obama’s Remarks to Small Business Owners, Community Lenders, and Members of Congress Obama Announces Intention to Nominate Daniel Rooney as Ambassador to Ireland Obama on the Record: Veterans Affairs Unlocking Credit for Small Businesses Obama Unveils $15 Billion Small Business Plan Day 55 Day 54 Weekly Address: Food Saftey Day 53 Rep. 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Obama’s Meeting with Representatives of the Credit Card Industry

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Day 93

On Earth Day, Obama made an appearance at a wind turbine manufacturing plant in Iowa…

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Earth Day Proclamation

The story of the United States is inextricably tied to our vital natural resources. As…

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Obama on the Record: Earth Day

Thank you all so much for that welcome. It’s a pleasure to be back in…

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Fact Sheet: Obama Highlights Vision for Clean Energy Economy

President Obama traveled to Newton, Iowa today to visit Trinity Structural Towers, the former Maytag…

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Day 92

The president welcomed King Abdullah of Jordan to the White House and held a press…

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Obama and King Abdullah Press Conference

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Hello, everybody. Take your time, guys. We’re going to answer…

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Day 91

At his first full cabinet meeting, Obama asked every department to try to cut $100…

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Obama on the Record: First Official Cabinet Meeting

THE PRESIDENT: Hello, guys. Good to see you. Well, I just had…

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Day 90

Before leaving the Summit of the Americas, Obama summarized discussions he held with the presidents…

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Sharpton Ordered to Pay FEC $285,000

Fine related to 2004 presidential bid

The Rev. Al Sharpton and his National Action Network were fined $285,000 by Federal Election…

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Obama on the Record: Summit of the Americas

THE PRESIDENT: Hey, guys. You guys have a seat — thanks. This is nice. This…

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The United States and the 2009 Summit of the Americas: Securing Our Citizens’ Future

On April 17-19, President Barack Obama attended the Fifth Summit of the Americas in Trinidad…

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Day 89

On his second day at the Summit of the Americas, Obama met with the Union…

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Weekly Address: Efficiency and Innovation

It’s not news to say that we are living through challenging times: The worst economic…

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Day 88

In his address at the opening ceremony for the Summit of the Americas in Trinidad…

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My Conversation with EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson

Her mission: a clean-energy future and a fertile environment for green jobs

When I traveled down to D.C., Administrator Lisa Jackson said something I’ll always remember: “You…

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Detroit Mayoral Candidates Bump Heads in Debate

Generating jobs and revenue remain focus

Detroit Mayor Ken Cockrel and businessman Dave Bing agreed on very little at their second…

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Day 87

The president traveled to Mexico City for the Summit of the Americas and held a…

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Obama on the Record: Mexico

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Good evening. Thank you very much. Let me begin by…

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Obama Promotes Tax Cuts Against Backdrop of Protests

Critics say government debt to hit wealthy pockets hard

President Barack Obama marked this year’s tax filing deadline at a White House event to…

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Day 86

On tax day, the Obama administration was greeted by tea parties organized by people who…

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Obama on the Record: Taxes

THE PRESIDENT: Good morning. I decided not to bring Bo today — because…

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Tax Relief to Working Americans

Today, on Tax Day, President Obama will meet with several working families, just like the…

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Fact Sheet: Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act

Introduction
The Administration has released the names of three Mexican organizations against which the President has…

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Day 85

In a speech at Georgetown University, Obama says that while there are glimmers of hope…

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Glimmers of Hope for Economy

Tough economic times to come

During his speech on the economy at Georgetown University, President Barack Obama said there will…

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Did Jackson Bid $5 Million to Replace Obama?

New details emerge in Illinois Senate scandal

Rep. Jessie Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) has emerged as the politician who stands to lose the…

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Obama on the Record: State of the Economy

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you so much. (Applause.) It’s good to be back.…

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Ways and Means

Congressman Rangel discusses the Age of Obama

 
 
 
Rep. Charles Rangel

I enter Congressman Charles Rangel’s suite of offices, housed on the 7th floor…

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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…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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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…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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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…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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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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Day 79

On board Air Force One, National Security Advisor General James Jones, left, and United States…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Day 78

During an unannounced visit to Iraq, Obama told U.S. troops and Iraqi officials that it…

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Remarks to U.S. Troops in Iraq

President Barack Obama greets troops during a visit to Camp Victory in Iraq. (Source:…

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Remarks by Obama After Meeting With Gen. Odierno in Iraq

President Barack Obama greets troops during a visit to Camp Victory in Iraq. (Source:…

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Obama Makes Unannounced Visit to Iraq

President Barack Obama made an unannounced visit to Iraq — his first as president –…

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Obama on the Record: Turkey Town Hall

Tophane Cultural Center
Istanbul, Turkey
PRESIDENT OBAMA: Thank you so much. Well, it is a great pleasure…

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Day 77

During a visit to Turkey, Obama emphasizes his support for Turkey’s bid for membership in…

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Obama on the Record: Address to Turkish Parliament

Mr. Speaker, Madam Deputy Speaker, distinguished members, I am honored to speak in this chamber,…

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Obama and Gul in Ankara, Turkey

PRESIDENT GUL: (As translated.) We are very pleased to host the President of the United…

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A Random Walk Down Wall Street (With Protesters)

With the economy in terrible shape, everyone has a favorite scapegoat. For some, it's bankers and bureaucrats.

On my lunch hour last Friday, I went down to lower Manhattan’s financial district—the nerve…

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Obama’s World Tour

A presidential mission to bridge the global divide

After a week that included three international summits, a series of meetings with foreign leaders…

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Obama on the Record: Strasbourg Town Hall

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Thank you so much. (Applause.) Good afternoon. Bon après-midi. (Applause.) And guten tag.…

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Weekly Address: G-20 Action to Address Global Economic Downturn

In this new century, we live in a world that has grown smaller and more…

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Day 76

During a speech in Prague, Obama calls for a world without nuclear weapons. (Photo source:…

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Obama on the Record: Prague, Czech Republic

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Thank you so much. Thank you for this wonderful welcome. Thank you to…

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Day 75

In his weekly address, Obama discusses the breadth and depth of the global challenges the…

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Fact Sheet on NATO Summit

President Obama joined NATO leaders at the NATO Summit in Strasbourg-Kehl to celebrate sixty years…

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Detroit Mayoral Race Heats Up Amid City Council Lawsuit

Cockrel, Bing slam each other on integrity, relatability

The collapse of the auto industry isn’t the only thing making headlines in Detroit. The…

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Financial Disclosure Reports Now Available

SF 278 Executive Branch Personnel Public Financial Disclosure reports for White House officials are now…

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Obama, Sarkozy in Strasbourg, France

PRESIDENT SARKOZY: (As translated.) Ladies and gentlemen, we apologize for this delay. We have introduction…

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House, Senate Pass Budget Proposals

Alternatives offered by the CBC and others were considered before the final votes

Voting along party lines, the House and Senate approved budget resolutions, backing a $3.6-trillion spending…

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Obama News Conference at Conclusion of G-20 Summit

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Earlier today, we finished a very productive summit that will be, I…

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Day 74

At a town hall in Strasbourg, France, Obama stressed the importance of communication in maintaining…

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Day 73

The House of Representatives and the Senate pass their versions of the Obama’s FY 2010…

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Day 72

Obama and Prime Minister Gordon Brown held a joint press conference to discuss the economy,…

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Biden on the Record: Recovery Act and Rural America

THE VICE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much. The Secretary of Agriculture and I…

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Senate Holds Confirmation Hearing for SBA Chief

Mills faces rough waters at her agency

Karen Gordon Mills is sworn in at her Senate hearing. (Source: Senate)
As confirmation hearings go,…

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Obama, Brown on the Record: G-20 Summit

PRIME MINISTER BROWN: The whole of the United Kingdom welcomes President Obama and the First…

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Joint Statement by Obama and Russia’s Medvedev

Reaffirming that the era when our countries viewed each other as enemies is long over,…

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Day 71

The Obamas are in Europe to attend the G-20 Summit in the United Kingdom and…

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CBC Hosts TARP/TALF Access Summit

Members push for inclusion in contracts, program management

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke participated in a closed-door meeting yesterday with members of the…

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Day 70

After determining that General Motors had not presented a viable plan restructuring plan, Obama forced…

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Whither GM?

GM, Chrysler told to restructure -- or else

In an effort to right the flailing auto industry, President Barack Obama forced out General…

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Omaba on the Record: Auto Industry

One of the challenges we have confronted from the beginning of this administration is what…

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Black Media in the White House

President Obama's outreach is truly to all Americans

On Feb. 9, I achieved the career milestone of interviewing President Barack Obama — his…

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Obama on the Record: Omnibus Public Lands Management Act

THE PRESIDENT: Well, thank you so much, Ken, for that extraordinary introduction and for…

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Day 69

Obama’s envoy to a climate change conference in Germany pledges to “make up for lost…

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Day 68

Biden arrives in Chile for the Progressive Governance conference to discuss the upcoming Summit of…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Biden on the Record: Progressive Governance Conference

VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN: Madam President, I should start by saying it’s humbling for a…

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Weekly Address: Midwest Floods

Even as we face an economic crisis which demands our constant focus, forces of nature…

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Day 67

Along with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Defense Secretary Robert Gates, Obama announces a…

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Carver Federal Savings Bank Turns 60

Bank to invest TARP capital for growth

While many large commercial banks cling to life or become engulfed by the specter of…

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Briefing on the New Strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan

MR. HAMMER: Good morning, everyone. We had a little change in the programming…

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Remarks by the President at the Installation of Attorney General Eric Holder

THE PRESIDENT: I am proud to be here today for the installation of my…

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Obama on the Record: New Strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan

THE PRESIDENT: Good morning. Please be seated.
Before I begin today, let…

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Day 66

Obama took his budget message directly to the people, reprising the best of his campaign…

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The Budget Battle Begins: House Committee Crafts Plan

GOP reveals 'The Republican Road to Recovery'

After a long process that began at 10:30 am on Wednesday and finished at midnight,…

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Obama Hosts Cyber Town Hall

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you so much. Well, it is great to see all…

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$3.2 Billion in Funding for Local Energy Efficiency Improvements

Block Grants to Support Jobs, Cut Energy Bills, and Increase Energy Independence

WASHINGTON – Vice President…

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Obama on the Record: Democratic National Committee Fundraiser

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you, everybody. Thank you. (Applause.) Please,…

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Day 65

Obama pays respects to recipients of the Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest military award,…

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Salesman-in-Chief

Obama launches an aggressive campaign in fight for budget

With the intense, nonstop activity that marked his political campaign, President Barack Obama is engaged…

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Obama on the Record: News Conference on the Economy

THE PRESIDENT: Hello, everybody. Please have a seat.
Good evening. Before I take…

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Obama Pledges Persistence

President pledges to 'stick to it' to right the economy

Persistence. That’s the message that President Barack Obama ended with last night as he…

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Day 64

Obama gave his second news conference to “update [people] on the steps we’re taking to…

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Officials Announce U.S.-Mexico Border Security Policy

Administration Officials Announce U.S.-Mexico Border Security Policy: A Comprehensive Response & Commitment
Today, Department of Homeland…

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Day 63

To address the increased level of violence along the U.S.-Mexico border, the administration announced a…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Obama on the Record: Clean Energy

Investments in Clean Energy and New Technologies

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you, Paul, for talking about the work that you’re doing at Serious…

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Geithner on the Record: Toxic Assets

SECRETARY TIMOTHY GEITHNER: Thanks for coming. Nice to see you. Obviously we’re announcing this…

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Treasury Fact Sheet: Public-Private Investment Program

The Financial Stability Plan – Progress So Far: Over the past six weeks, the…

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White House Fact Sheet: Clean Energy

Today, President Obama will meet with clean energy entrepreneurs and leaders of the research…

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Day 62

Making the rounds of the Sunday morning talk shows, Obama’s surrogates again beat the drum…

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Day 61

In his weekly address, Obama reinforced the core principles in his budget, saying “These investments…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Weekly Address: Budget

Last week, I spent a few days in California, talking with ordinary Americans in…

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Day 60

The president announced that he will issue federal guidelines to identify acceptable spending uses of…

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Obama on the Record: National Conference of State Legislatures

Remarks of President Barack Obama at the National Conference of State Legislatures

Over the past…

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Obama Stops by ‘Tonight Show’ During California Visit

President Barack Obama on the “Tonight Show”
Jay Leno: The 44th President of the United…

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Obama on the Record: A New Day

President Barack Obama released a special video message for all those celebrating Nowruz. Translated…

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Obama, Biden on the Record: National Conference of State Legislatures

Remarks by the Vice President and the President to Representatives of the National Conference…

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The Swearing-in of USTR Ron Kirk

Remarks by Vice President Biden at the Swearing-in of United States Representative Ron Kirk
VICE PRESIDENT…

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Day 59

While in California, the president toured the Edison Electric Vehicle Technical Center in Pomona, and…

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House Passes Greed Tax

The U.S. House of Representatives voted 328-93 today to approve a bill that taxes bonuses…

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Obama on the Record: Costa Mesa Town Hall

It’s always nice to get out of Washington for a little while and come…

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Obama on the Record: Edison Electric Vehicle Center

President Barack Obama examines hybrid vehicles during a tour of the Edison Electric Vehicle Technical…

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Day 58

The president accepted blame for the bonuses paid to AIG executives with bailout funds while…

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Remarks of President Barack Obama

Costa Mesa Town Hall, Orange Country, CA
It’s always good to get out of Washington…

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Remarks of the President Upon Departure to California

THE PRESIDENT: We’re about — I’m about to go to California, but I wanted…

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Background on California’s Economic Situation

As the President travels to California, the Council of Economic Advisors has compiled some…

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President Barack Obama’s Statement on the Budget

President Barack Obama outlines the new priorities in his budget. (Source: White House)
President Barack Obama:…

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Day 57

On St. Patrick’s Day, Obama met with the House and Senate budget committee chairmen to…

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Remarks by President Obama and Taoiseach of Ireland Brian Cowen

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Hello, everybody. Happy St. Patrick’s Day.
I just want to say that we…

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Obama Announces David Hamilton for the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals

Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Judge David Hamilton to the…

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Biden on the Record: DNC Meeting

THE VICE PRESIDENT: Governor, thank you very much. (Applause.) Thank you all very, very…

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Day 56

During a White House event for small business owners and lenders, Obama expressed outrage over…

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Obama’s Remarks to Small Business Owners, Community Lenders, and Members of Congress

Transcript of Obama's Small Business Meeting

Remarks by the President to Small Business Owners, Community Lenders, and Members of Congress
President Barack…

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Obama Announces Intention to Nominate Daniel Rooney as Ambassador to Ireland

Today at the White House, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Daniel…

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Obama on the Record: Veterans Affairs

Remarks of the President at Department of Veterans Affairs
THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much.…

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Unlocking Credit for Small Businesses

Administration Emphasizes Recovery Efforts Already Taken by SBA to Expand Access to Capital for Small Businesses

President Obama and Secretary Geithner Announce Plans to Unlock Credit for Small Businesses
Emphasizes Recovery…

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Obama Unveils $15 Billion Small Business Plan

New Lending Strategy Will Help Unfreeze Credit Markets

President Barack Obama and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner meet with Cynthia Blankenship, co-founder of Bank…

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Day 55

The president kept a low profile as Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and other members of…

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Day 54

In his weekly address, Obama discussed the importance of safety in both food and medicine,…

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Weekly Address: Food Saftey

I’ve often said that I don’t believe government has the answer to every problem…

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Day 53

The Obama administration announced that it would no longer use the phrase “enemy combatant” in…

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Rep. Maxine Waters Under Scrutiny Over Bank Ties

CBC member denies she had influence in distribution of TARP funds

California Rep. Maxine Waters, a member of the House financial services committee and the Congressional…

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Day 52

The White House hosted a conference on American Recovery and Reinvestment Act implementation attended by…

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Excerpts from President Obama’s Remarks to the Business Roundtable

THE PRESIDENT: But the truth is that these problems in the financial markets, as…

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Transcript: Obama’s Interview With Regional Reporters

THE PRESIDENT: So I usually don’t start these off with a long statement. Obviously…

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Biden on the Record: Recovery and Reinvestment Act Implementation Conference

Opening Remarks by the Vice President at the White House Recovery and Reinvestment Act…

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Top Discussion: Economic Recovery Implementation

Use the Money Unwisely and 'We Will Call It Out'

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will be a hot topic of discussion today at…

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Day 51

Obama signed a $410 billion spending bill to keep the government running. The bill had…

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Women of Power

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Fashion industry leader Bethann Hardison talks her journey to diversify the industry.

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United Nations Hosts Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

On Nov. 19, the UN celebrates female entrepreneurs of 144 countries.

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