[LESS INFO] 9 VIEWS | ADDED 20:49:17 10/15/13
President awards William Swenson, a former active duty Army Captain, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry. Captain Swenson received the Medal of Honor for his courageous actions while serving as an Embedded Trainer and Mentor of the Afghan National Security Forces with Afghan Border Police Mentor Team, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, during combat operations in Kunar Province, Afghanistan on September 8, 2009.
[LESS INFO] 16 VIEWS | ADDED 22:21:27 10/14/13
President Obama visited Martha's Table, which helps 1,100 people a day deal with the immediate effects of poverty and finds long-term solutions with education, nutrition and family support services. President Obama also addressed the government shutdown saying, "this afternoon I am going to once again urge them to open the government and urge them to make sure that the United States government is paying its bills."
[LESS INFO] 17 VIEWS | ADDED 00:10:35 10/10/13
President Obama nominates Dr. Janet Yellen to succeed Ben Bernanke as Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve. Dr. Yellen has served in leadership positions at the Fed for more than a decade, including the last three years as Vice Chair. She also served previously as the Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers, and was a leading researcher in monetary economics at Harvard and Berkely.
[LESS INFO] 18 VIEWS | ADDED 23:15:12 10/08/13
President Obama delivers a statement and answers questions from the press on the government shutdown and the upcoming debt ceiling increase in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House.
[LESS INFO] 19 VIEWS | ADDED 19:27:01 10/07/13
President Obama visited FEMA Headquarters in washington, D.C. to thank employees for their work responding to weather events around the country and discuss the ongoing government shutdown.
[LESS INFO] 26 VIEWS | ADDED 21:05:31 10/03/13
Today, in Rockville, Maryland, President Obama visited M. Luis Construction. M. Luis Construction is a local construction company that has grown in recent years thanks to increased access to capital through the President's Small Business Jobs Act and other SBA programs. While here, the President highlighted the impacts that Congress's inability to act on a shutdown and default would have on our economy and our nation's small businesses.
[LESS INFO] 28 VIEWS | ADDED 22:27:56 10/01/13
In the Rose Garden at the White House, President Obama delivers a statement to the press on the Affordable Care Act and the Government Shutdown.
[LESS INFO] 15 VIEWS | ADDED 23:20:40 09/30/13
President Obama says that he and members of his cabinet discussed the potential impacts of a government shutdown and how the various federal agencies and departments will be managing to make sure their core essential functions continue.
[LESS INFO] 15 VIEWS | ADDED 23:06:16 09/30/13
President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu speak to the press after a bilateral meeting in the Oval Office to discuss the progress on final status negotiations with the Palestinians, and developments in Iran, Syria, and elsewhere in the region.
[LESS INFO] 13 VIEWS | ADDED 20:56:39 09/27/13
President Obama and Prime Minister Singh of India speak to the press after a bilateral meeting in the Oval Office.
[LESS INFO] 15 VIEWS | ADDED 22:30:57 09/26/13
President Obama says that he worked to pass the Affordable Care Act because in the wealthiest nation on Earth, no one should go broke just because they get sick. Thanks to the new law, millions of Americans who don't have health insurance will finally be able to buy quality, affordable health insurance starting October 1.
[LESS INFO] 15 VIEWS | ADDED 22:12:11 09/24/13
President Obama delivers remarks to the United Nationals General Assembly.
[LESS INFO] 6 VIEWS | ADDED 19:00:00 09/24/13
President Obama joins former President Bill Clinton for a conversation about health care in the United States and around the world as part of the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting.
[LESS INFO] 10 VIEWS | ADDED 18:00:00 09/24/13
President Obama and President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority speak to the press before a bilateral meeting at the United Nations.