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WEEKLY WRAP-UP

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Weekly Wrap-Up: “We’ve Got Your Back”

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5-31-13

Watch the West Wing Week here. “You’ve met the mission”: President Obama spoke in Annapolis, Maryland last Friday to deliver the commencement address to the U.S. Naval Academy’s class of 2013. In his address, the President congratulated the graduates for …

Weekly Wrap Up: “You Will Not Travel That Path Alone”

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5-24-13

Watch the West Wing Week here. Responding to the Tornadoes in Oklahoma: On Monday, the President spoke with Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin to express his concern for those who have been affected by the tornadoes in Oklahoma. The President told Governor …

Weekly Wrap Up: “What Our Families Deserve”

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5-17-13

Watch the West Wing Week here. Obama Cares: On the Friday before Mother’s Day, President Obama explained how the Affordable Care Act is helping women. For example, the law prevents insurance companies from charging women more than men and requires …

Weekly Wrap Up: “We Move Forward”

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5-10-13

Watch the West Wing Week here. Launching the Jobs & Opportunity Tour: On Thursday, the President was in Austin to launch his Middle Class Jobs & Opportunity Tour. Austin is leading the nation in manufacturing and tech job growth and is a benchmark …

Weekly Wrap Up Draft: “We’ll Meet That Task”

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5-3-13

Watch the West Wing Week here. Mexico & Costa Rica Trip: On Thursday, President Obama started a three day trip to Mexico and Costa Rica for his first visit to Latin America of the second term. During the trip, the President hopes to reinforce the deep …

Weekly Wrap Up: “What You Do Matters”

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about 1 month ago

Watch the West Wing Week here. White House Science Fair: On Tuesday, President Obama welcomed our country’s youngest scientists and innovators for the 3rd Annual White House Science Fair. More than 100 students from more than 40 states joined the …

Weekly Wrap Up: “All of Them Deserve a Vote”

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about 1 month ago

Watch West Wing Week here. Call for Action: On Monday, President Obama traveled to Connecticut to assure Newtown families and all Americans he has not forgotten about that community’s tragedy. The President urged Americans to press Congress to vote on gun …

Weekly Wrap Up: “We Have Not Forgotten”

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about 1 month ago

Watch the West Wing Week here. Easter Egg Roll: On Monday, the First Family welcomed more than 30,000 guests to the South Lawn for the 135th annual White House Easter Egg Roll. The event was filled with activities ranging from the traditional Easter Egg …

Weekly Wrap Up: “We Stand Together”

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2 months ago

Watch the West Wing Week here. Middle East Trip: On Wednesday, President Obama embarked on a five day journey to Israel, the West Bank, and Jordan. The President began his visit with an arrival ceremony at the Ben Gurion airport followed by a visit to an …

Weekly Wrap Up: “We Don’t Have a Moment to Waste”

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3 months ago

Watch the West Wing Week here. International Courage Awards: Last Friday, the First Lady joined Secretary of State John Kerry at the State Department for the International Women of Courage Awards—where nine different women were honored. The event was a …

Weekly Wrap Up: “This is Your Victory”

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3 months ago

Watch the West Wing Week here. Violence Against Women Act: On Thursday, President Obama signed the Violence Against Women Act of 2013, which provides resources for thousands of victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. …

Weekly Wrap Up: “We’ve Got More Work to Do”

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3 months ago

Watch the West Wing Week here. Call to Governors: On Monday, President Obama and Vice President Biden delivered remarks to the National Governor Association. The President drew attention to the importance of infrastructure and education, while praising …

Weekly Wrap Up: “Fulfilling Our Obligations”

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3 months ago

Watch the West Wing Week here. Sequester Looming: On Tuesday, with just days left until a set of deep, across-the-board budget cuts are set to take effect, President Obama discussed what’s at stake for our country’s economy, security and future and pushed …

Weekly Wrap Up: “We Don’t Give Up”

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4 months ago

Watch the West Wing Week Here. Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: State of the Union: On Tuesday, President Obama provided his vision for the country in the State of the Union address. President Obama said our …

Weekly Wrap Up: “We Can Make a Difference”

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4 months ago

Watch the West Wing Week Here. Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: Common-sense reforms: On Monday, President Obama traveled Midwest to Minneapolis to speak with local police, community leaders and folks who have …

Weekly Wrap Up: Strengthening Our Country’s Future

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4 months ago

Watch the West Wing Week here. Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: Immigration Reform: On Tuesday, President Obama traveled to Las Vegas to present his plans for comprehensive immigration reform. The four parts of the …

Weekly Wrap Up: Our People, Our Future

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4 months ago

Watch the West Wing Week Here. Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: Inauguration Weekend: On Saturday, Americans across the country took part in the National Day of Service, a project started four years ago to honor the …

Weekly Wrap Up: “Now is the Time”

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5 months ago

Watch the West Wing Week Here. Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: President Obama’s Gun Plan: On Wednesday, President Obama announced his plan to reduce gun violence and keep our children and communities safe while …

Weekly Wrap Up: “We Hear You”

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5 months ago

Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: On Sunday, President Obama traveled to Newtown, CT, and spoke at an interfaith vigil for the victims of the shooting and their families. “We can’t tolerate this anymore. These …

Weekly Wrap Up: “I Have to Pinch Myself”

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6 months ago

Watch the West Wing Week here. Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: #My2k: On Monday, President Obama connected directly with Americans on Twitter, where he answered questions about extending middle class tax cuts, using …

Weekly Wrap Up: #My2k, Tweet it!

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6 months ago

Watch the West Wing Week here. Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: #My2k: This week, President Obama called on the American people to speak out in favor of keeping taxes low on the middle class. He explained: If Congress …

Weekly Wrap Up: “That’s Who We Are”

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7 months ago

Watch the West Wing Week here. Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: Let’s Get to Work: Last Friday, the President laid out his strategy for finding the right approach to move the country forward. He stated his plans to …

Weekly Wrap Up: Our Journey Forward

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7 months ago

Watch the West Wing Week here. Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: Storm Relief Update: On Saturday, the President met with FEMA leaders and Cabinet officers in Washington DC to ensure all those impacted by Hurricane Sandy …

Weekly Wrap Up: “What’s Brightest in America”

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7 months ago

Here’s the week in review of the federal response to Hurricane Sandy: Sunday: President Obama traveled to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) headquarters in Washington D.C. to meet with FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate, FEMA Deputy …

Weekly Wrap Up: “The Difference One Person Can Make”

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7 months ago

Watch the West Wing Week here. Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: Hurricane Sandy: The Hurricane is currently moving away from the Bahamas and toward the East Coast of the United States. Forecasters with the National …

Weekly Wrap Up: “Our Journey Is Never Hopeless, Our Work Is Never Done”

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8 months ago

Watch the West Wing Week here. Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: Honoring the Memory of César Chávez: On Monday, President Obama honored César Chávez, one of America’s great civil rights leaders, and established the …

Weekly Wrap Up: Operation Educate the Educators

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8 months ago

Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: Watch the West Wing Week here. In October, the White House is working to recognize a range of important causes:  Breast Cancer Awareness Month: On Monday evening, the White House was …

Weekly Wrap Up: The Dignity and Freedom That Every Person Deserves

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9 months ago

Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: Team USA Behind the Scenes: Last week, the President and the First Lady welcomed the 2012 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams to the White House to honor their participation and success in …

Weekly Wrap Up: Honoring the Fallen Diplomats in Benghazi, Libya

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9 months ago

Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: Fallen Diplomats in Benghazi, Libya: On Tuesday, four Americans lost their lives after an attack on the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya. Today, President Obama, Vice President …

Weekly Wrap Up: Engage!

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9 months ago

Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: President Obama Speaks to Troops at Fort Bliss: Last Friday, two years after his visit to Fort Bliss that marked the end of the combat mission in Iraq, President Obama returned to speak …

Weekly Wrap Up: Salute the Troops

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9 months ago

Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: Remembering Neil Armstrong: Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, passed away last weekend. In a statement issued on Saturday, President Obama said that “Neil was among the …

Weekly Wrap Up: First-Ever Kids’ State Dinner

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9 months ago

Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: First Lady Michelle Obama Hosts First-Ever Kids’ State Dinner: On Monday, First Lady Michelle Obama hosted the first-ever Kids’ “State Dinner” at the White House, welcoming 54 budding …

Weekly Wrap Up: Dream Day

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10 months ago

Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: NASA Success: On Monday, President Obama congratulated NASA’s Curiosity Team on the success of their rover touching down on the surface of Mars, praising them on their ingenuity and …

Weekly Wrap Up: Another Year of Freedom

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11 months ago

Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: A Nation of Immigrants: On July 4, the President started the day with a naturalization ceremony for a group of active duty service members. At the ceremony the President reflected on the …

Weekly Wrap Up: Don’t Double My Rate

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12 months ago

Click here to see the video. Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: G-20 Summit: Earlier this week, the President attended the G-20 Summit in Los Cabos, Mexico. There, he and other world leaders met to discuss the world’s …

Weekly Wrap Up: Why Refi?

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12 months ago

Click here to see the video. Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: Why Refinance: This past week we heard from Americans who support President Obama’s proposal to make it easier for responsible homeowners to refinance their …

Weekly Wrap Up: The Road to Recovery

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12 months ago

Click here to see the video. Here’s a quick glimpse at this week on WhiteHouse.gov: Serving Those Who Served Us: Last Friday, President Obama made his way to Honeywell International in Minnesota. There he addressed the issue of veteran unemployment and …

Weekly Wrap Up: Sacrifices and Accomplishments

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about 1 year ago

Click here to see the video. Here’s a quick glimpse at this week on WhiteHouse.gov: The Nation’s Heroes: This Monday the President, Vice President, First Lady, and Dr. Biden traveled to the Arlington National Cemetery where the President laid a wreath at …

Weekly Wrap Up: President Obama Tweets to America

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about 1 year ago

Click here to see the video. Here’s a quick glimpse at this week on WhiteHouse.gov: An Affront to American Values: At the Symposium on Global Agriculture and Food Security President Obama addressed how world hunger does not receive the attention it …

Weekly Wrap Up: Courage and Sacrifice

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about 1 year ago

A quick glimpse at this week on WhiteHouse.gov: Fight for Your Seat: President Obama traveled to New York City to deliver his first commencement address of the year at Barnard College, one of the famous “Seven Sisters” private female liberal arts …

Weekly Wrap Up: “Treat Others the Way You Would Want to Be Treated”

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about 1 year ago

A quick look at this week on WhiteHouse.gov: Congratulating the Wildcats: President Obama welcomed the victors of the 2012 NCAA championship – the University of Kentucky Wildcats – to the White House to congratulate them, despite his original skepticism …

Weekly Wrap Up: Driving America Forward

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about 1 year ago

Here’s a quick look at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: Correspondents’ Dinner: At the annual Correspondents’ Dinner, which has been held since 1920, President Obama joked about himself and the coverage he has received from the reporters in …

Weekly Wrap Up: “All We Have Is Each Other”

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about 1 year ago

A quick look at everything that happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: Summit of the Americas: Over the weekend, the President was in Cartagena, Colombia for the sixth annual Summit of the Americas – a gathering of more than 30 leaders from North, South, …

Weekly Wrap Up: “You Guys Were Excellent Wild Things”

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about 1 year ago

A quick look at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: Women and the Economy: On Friday, the White House Forum on Women and the Economy brought together nearly 200 women from all over the country to join in a conversation about the critical role that …

Weekly Wrap Up: “Some Calm Before the Storm”

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about 1 year ago

A quick look at this week on WhiteHouse.gov: North American Leaders Summit: Leaders of Mexico and Canada joined President Obama at the White House on Monday for a summit aimed at promoting economic growth and creating jobs in all three countries. At a …

Weekly Wrap Up: “We Need to Keep at It”

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about 1 year ago

A quick look back at the week on WhiteHouse.gov: From Dartmouth to the World Bank: On Friday, the President named Dr. Jim Yong Kim – president of Dartmouth college, co-founder of Partners in Health and global health and development expert – as his choice …

Weekly Wrap Up: Standing Together and Working Together

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about 1 year ago

A quick look at what happened this week at WhiteHouse.gov: No Quick Fix: Speaking from Prince George’s Community College in Largo, Maryland on Thursday, the President explained his all-of-the-above strategy to develop every available source of …

Weekly Wrap Up: Unbreakable Bonds

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about 1 year ago

A quick look at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: A Special Bond: Addressing the AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, the President reaffirmed the strength of our relationship with Israel, discussing both countries’ mutual …

Weekly Wrap Up: A Nation’s Gratitude

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over 1 year ago

Your quick look at this week on WhiteHouse.gov: Welcoming the Danish Prime Minister: Five months ago, Helle Thorning-Schmidt became the first female prime minister of Denmark. In the Oval Office on Friday, Prime Minister Thorning-Schmidt joined the …

Weekly Wrap Up: “Sweet Home Chicago”

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over 1 year ago

A quick look at the week of February 20th on WhiteHouse.gov: Your Voice, Your $40: On Wednesday, the President signed the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012, which extends the payroll tax cut and emergency jobless benefits through the …

Weekly Wrap Up: What $40 Means

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over 1 year ago

A quick look at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: National Medals of Arts and Humanities: Extraordinary Americans who have excelled in the arts and humanities throughout their careers—from philosophers to sculptors—joined the President and First …

Weekly Wrap Up: The Next Generation of Scientists, Engineers and Inventors

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over 1 year ago

A quick look at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: All-hands-on-deck for Science and Innovation: Monday marked the second annual White House Science Fair, featuring research and inventions from more than 100 students representing 30 student teams. …

Weekly Wrap Up: Hanging Out with America

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over 1 year ago

A quick look at this week on WhiteHouse.gov: Talking Tuition with the Wolverines: Shortly after delivering his State of the Union address, the President took his Blueprint for making college more affordable straight to the people at the frontlines of the …

Weekly Wrap Up: Doing Business in America

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over 1 year ago

Click here to see the video. What happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: BusinessUSA:  Friday morning, the President announced a new plan that will make it easier to do business in America. Currently a complex web of different federal departments …

Weekly Wrap Up: Protecting Consumers

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over 1 year ago

… What happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: Consumer Watchdog: After appointing Richard Cordray to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau earlier this week, the President traveled to Shaker Heights, Ohio to talk about his decision– and the fight …

Weekly Wrap Up: The Clock is Ticking

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over 1 year ago

Click here to see the video. Here’s what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: Tax Countdown The clock is ticking. On Monday, the President urged Congress to pass tax cuts for the middle class before they go home for the holidays. Immediately after the …

Weekly Wrap Up: Ringing in the Holiday Season

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over 1 year ago

Click here to see the video. What happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: Payroll Tax Cut On Wednesday President Obama spoke in Scranton, Pennsylvania urging Congress to extend a tax break for middle class families. Yesterday Congress rejected an extension …

Weekly Wrap Up: Strengthening Relationships Abroad

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over 1 year ago

President Barack Obama delivers remarks honoring 60 years of the U.S. and Australian Alliance to a crowd of some 2000 soldiers and guests at the Royal Army Air Force Base in Darwin, Australia, Nov.17, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) The …

Weekly Wrap Up: “We Can’t Wait”

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over 1 year ago

What happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: Helping Homeowners After Republicans in the Senate blocked the jobs bill yet again, President Obama hit the road with a new message,“We Can’t Wait.” The President decided to take executive action to create jobs …

Weekly Wrap Up: Bringing Home the Troops

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over 1 year ago

Click here to see the video. What happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: Home for the Holidays Friday afternoon the President announced that the remaining  troops in Iraq will be officially coming back home, thus ending the war in Iraq. “Over the next two …

Weekly Wrap Up: Keeping Teachers in the Classroom

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over 1 year ago

Here’s what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: Equality for All Americans  President Obama spoke at the 15th Annual Human Rights Campaign National Dinner at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., stressing his continuing commitment to …

Weekly Wrap Up: Spreading the Word

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over 1 year ago

Here’s what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: LinkedIn Town Hall: On Monday, President Obama participated in a live Town Hall meeting with LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, out in Silicon Valley, California. Taking questions from the …

Weekly Wrap Up: Rebuilding America

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over 1 year ago

Here’s what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: We the People: President Obama released the U.S.’s Open Government National Action Plan, and a highlight of that plan is We the People, a new platform that gives all Americans a way to petition the Obama …

Weekly Wrap-Up: Innovative Ideas

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over 1 year ago

Here’s what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: American Jobs Act On Monday, the President sent the American Jobs Act to Congress and throughout the week he met with Americans who will benefit from the measures proposed in the Act, including gatherings …

Weekly Wrap-Up: We the People

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almost 2 years ago

President Barack Obama tapes the weekly address in the Blue Room of the White House, Sept. 1, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Samantha Appleton) Here’s what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov Hurricane Irene: The storm may have passed, but the …

Weekly Wrap-up: Time to Prepare

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almost 2 years ago

Vice President Joe Biden signs a flag for a group of sailors after speaking to troops at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Aug. 24, 2011. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann) A quick look at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: #VPinAsia: The Vice …

Weekly Wrap Up: On the Road

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almost 2 years ago

This week most of the action took place far away from the West Wing, as the President and many of his senior advisors hit the road to talk with Americans in rural towns and communities in Minnesota, Iowa and Illinois. Rural Road Trip: From August 15-18, …

Weekly Wrap Up: Common Sense Solutions

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almost 2 years ago

A quick look back at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov Click here to see the video. Common Sense Solutions: On Monday, August 8th, President Obama addressed our nation’s credit downgrade and said that our nation’s problems are “eminently …

Weekly Wrap-Up: “Every Man Cannot Have His Way in All Things”

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almost 2 years ago

A quick look at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov President Barack Obama delivers remarks to the Nation in the East Room of the White House on the stalemate in Washington over avoiding default and the best approach to cutting deficits, July 25, …

Weekly Wrap Up: Seize the Opportunity

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almost 2 years ago

Your quick look at happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov President Barack Obama announces the nomination of former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray, right, as the first director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) during a statement in …

Weekly Wrap Up: The President Addresses the Deficit

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almost 2 years ago

A quick look at this week on WhiteHouse.gov: Compromise isn’t a dirty word: To a group of young Americans of different political persuasions, President Obama spoke candidly the importance of compromise in our democracy. President Obama on deficit …

Weekly Wrap Up: Making History with a Tweet

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almost 2 years ago

This week on WhiteHouse.gov, we celebrated our Independence and introduced a new kind of Town Hall meeting. @TownHall: The President held the first ever Twitter Town Hall on Wednesday. He answered questions posted on the social network covering a variety …

Weekly Wrap Up: “Now is the time to go ahead and make the tough choices”

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almost 2 years ago

A quick look at the week of June 27th, on WhiteHouse.gov and beyond.   Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mike Mullen, President Barack Obama, and Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates salute as troops parade past the reviewing stand during the …

Weekly Wrap Up: Forward in Afghanistan

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almost 2 years ago

A quick look at the week of June 20th, on WhiteHouse.gov and beyond: Way Forward in Afghanistan: On Wednesday, the President addressed the nation about his plan to begin a drawdown of troops, including bring home 10,000 American troops by the end of this …

Weekly Wrap Up: The Campaign to Cut Waste

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almost 2 years ago

A quick look at the week of June 13th, on Whitehouse.gov: Cutting Government Waste: This week the President announced a new effort to eliminate government waste and help improve Government accountability.  West Wing Week: The President meets with his Jobs …

Weekly Wrap Up: “An Example of What the American Spirit is all About”

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about 2 years ago

President Barack Obama hugs a woman who lost a loved one, during the memorial service for victims of the tornado in Joplin, Missouri, May 29, 2011. A quick look at the week of May 30th on WhiteHouse.gov: Joplin: President Obama visits Joplin, MO to meet …

Weekly Wrap Up: “Never Has a Nation So Small Inspired So Much in Another”

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about 2 years ago

People cheer as President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are introduced during an Irish celebration at College Green in Dublin, Ireland, May 23, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) A quick look at the week of May 23 on …

Weekly Wrap Up: A Moment of Opportunity

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about 2 years ago

… Your quick look at the week of May 16th to May 20th on WhiteHouse.gov: President Barack Obama surprises Booker T. Washington students before their commencement ceremony at Cook Convention Center in Memphis, Tenn., May 16, 2011. (Official White House …

Weekly Wrap Up: Egg Roll 2011

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about 2 years ago

Your quick look at the week that was on WhiteHouse.gov. Click here to see the video. Eggs, Actors, and Athletes: The First Family celebrated Easter by hosting the 133rd White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday. 30,000 people from all 50 states and the …

Weekly Wrap Up: Energy, Education, and America’s Fiscal Future

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about 2 years ago

Your quick look at the week that was on WhiteHouse.gov. President Barack Obama holds a town hall meeting at ElectraTherm, Inc. in Reno, Nev., Town Hall x Three: This week, President Obama traveled the country to hold a series of town hall meetings. In …

Weekly Wrap Up: The Country We Believe In

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about 2 years ago

Your quick look at the week that was on WhiteHouse.gov. Click here to see the video. America’s Fiscal Future: On Wednesday, President Obama spoke at the George Washington University about his plan to control spending while staying true to America’s values …

Weekly Wrap Up: America’s Energy Future

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about 2 years ago

Your quick look at the week that was on WhiteHouse.gov. Click here to see the video. America’s Secure Energy Future: President Obama continued his focus on building a clean energy economy with events throughout the week. He toured a shipping facility in …

Weekly Wrap Up: Healthy Anniversary!

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about 2 years ago

Your quick look at the week that was on WhiteHouse.gov Protecting Civilians in Libya: As U.S. forces participate in a U.N. coalition to establish a no-fly zone over Libya, President Obama spoke on the humanitarian importance of our mission in North …

Weekly Wrap Up: Standing With the People of Japan

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about 2 years ago

A quick look at the week that was on WhiteHouse.gov: Standing with the people of Japan: After the tragic earthquakes and tsunami in Japan, President Obama spoke on the United States’ commitment to support our friend and ally. He also visited the Japanese …

Weekly Wrap Up: Earthquake in Japan & Tsunami Preparedness

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about 2 years ago

A quick look at the week of  March 7, 2011: Earthquake in Japan and Tsunami Preparedness: The President and First Lady express their deepest condolences to the people of Japan as the President meets with senior officials to discuss how the US can help, …

Weekly Wrap Up: Innovation, Education, and Even Some Motown

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about 2 years ago

A quick look back at the week on WhiteHouse.gov: On Education: This month, the President will be focused on his plan to improve American education through investments that focus on responsibility, reform, and results: President Obama travels to Miami to …

Weekly Wrap Up: Working with Small Business

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over 2 years ago

Take quick look at the week of February 21, 2011:   Small Business Forum: President Obama travels to Cleveland, Ohio, to visit the Winning the Future Forum on Small Business. He met with dozens of small business leaders, and even stopped by a live online …

Weekly Wrap Up: A Budget Designed to Win the Future

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over 2 years ago

A quick look at the week of February 14, 2011: A Budget for Winning the Future: The President unveils his 2012 Budget. Find out more about what’s in it, explore an interactive breakdown of where your tax dollar go, and learn how it puts America back on a …

Weekly Wrap Up: Rebuilding America’s Infrastructure for the 21st Century

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over 2 years ago

A quick look at the week of February 7, 2011: President Barack Obama greets the employees during a stop at Donkers candy store and restaurant in Marquette, Mich., Quote: “America has always used the building of our infrastructure networks to take our …

Weekly Wrap Up: “Innovation Is What This Country Is All About”

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over 2 years ago

Quote: “To support American innovation, what my administration is trying to do is not just hand out money.  What we’re doing is we’re issuing a challenge. Because right now, some of the most promising innovation is happening in the area of clean …

Weekly Wrap Up: Winning the Future

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over 2 years ago

Quote: “We know what it takes to compete for the jobs and industries of our time. We need to out-innovate, out-educate, and out-build the rest of the world. We have to make America the best place on Earth to do business. We need to take …

Weekly Wrap Up: “A Dream of Service”

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over 2 years ago

A quick look at the week of January 17, 2011: Quote: “Dr. King obviously had a dream of justice and equality in our society, but he also had a dream of service, that you could be a drum major for service, that you could lead by giving back to our …

Weekly Wrap Up: “Worthy of Those We Have Lost”

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over 2 years ago

A quick look at the week of January 10, 2011: Tragedy in Arizona: On Saturday, January 8th, 2011, senseless acts of violence committed in Tucson, Arizona claimed innocent lives. At a memorial event, President Obama asked Americans to channel their …

Weekly Wrap Up: “We Will Not Rest”

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over 2 years ago

A quick look at the week of January 3, 2011: Quote: “We will not rest until we have fully recovered from this recession and we have reached that brighter day,” said President Obama during his visit to Thompson Creek Manufacturing in Landover, Maryland to …

Weekly Wrap Up: Simple Gifts

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over 2 years ago

A quick look at the week of December 20, 2010: Holidays at the White House: The White House celebrates Simple Gifts this holiday season. You’re invited to tour the Christmas decorations, watch behind-the-scenes videos, share a Season’s Greetings message …

Weekly Wrap Up: “Some Good News for the American People this Holiday Season”

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over 2 years ago

A quick look at the week of December 13, 2010: Quote: “We are here with some good news for the American people this holiday season,” said President Obama before signing the Middle-Class Tax Cuts Bill — legislation that will prevent tax hikes on middle …

Weekly Wrap Up: Framework on Tax Cuts, Unemployment Insurance and Jobs

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over 2 years ago

A quick look at the week of December 13, 2010:   Framework on Tax Cuts: Austan Goolsbee’s breaks it down on the White Board, a chart on wins for working families and more information on how this bipartisan agreement delivers key victories that will give …

Weekly Wrap Up: “You Give Me Hope. You Give Me Inspiration.”

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over 2 years ago

A quick look at the week of November 29th, 2010: Quote: “Some people ask whether America’s best days lie ahead or whether our greatness stretches back behind us in the stories of those who’ve gone before. And when I look out at all of you, I know the …

Weekly Wrap Up: “Tomorrow Will Be Better Than Today”

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over 2 years ago

A quick look at the week of November 22, 2010: Quote: “We shape our own destiny with conviction, compassion, and clear and common purpose. We honor our past and press forward with the knowledge that tomorrow will be better than today. We are Americans. …

Weekly Wrap Up: “A Dangerous Combination Of Coffee And Obsession”

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over 2 years ago

A quick look at the week of November 15, 2010: Quote: “It is in these labs — often late at night, often fueled by a dangerous combination of coffee and obsession — that our future is being won,” said President Obama during the presentation of the …

Weekly Wrap Up: “We Remember”

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over 2 years ago

A quick look at the week of November 8, 2010. Quote: “We recall acts of uncommon bravery and selflessness.  But we also remember that honoring those who’ve served is about more than the words we say on Veterans Day or Memorial Day.  It’s about how we …

Weekly Wrap Up: “Encouraging News… Not Good Enough”

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over 2 years ago

A quick look at the week of October 1, 2010: Quote: “Encouraging news… not good enough” – President Obama on October jobs report: http://wh.gov/3Hi The Way Forward: Following the election, the President speaks openly in a press conference about his hope …

Weekly Wrap Up: A Great Pumpkin

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over 2 years ago

A quick look at the week of October 25, 2010: It’s the Great Pumpkin: Carved pumpkins depicting President Barack Obama, Abraham Lincoln, and the White House sit on a stone wall next door to where the President was attending a dinner reception in …

Weekly Wrap Up: “And Every Day, It Gets Better.”

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over 2 years ago

A quick look at the week of October 18, 2010: Quote: “As a nation we’re founded on the belief that all of us are equal and each of us deserves the freedom to pursue our own version of happiness; to make the most of our talents; to speak our minds; …

Weekly Wrap Up: “Work That Needs to Be Done”

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over 2 years ago

A quick look at the week of October 11th, 2010: Quote: “This is work that needs to be done. There are workers who are ready to do It.” – President Obama on investing in our infrastructure. http://wh.gov/381 Your West Wing Week: “I Spy” Video: …

Weekly Wrap Up: America’s Best Kept Secret

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over 2 years ago

A quick look at the week of October 4th, 2010: America’s Best Kept Secret: At the first ever White House Summit on Community Colleges, Dr. Jill Biden and President Obama emphasize the importance of providing all students access to a quality higher …

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