Monthly Archives: March 2010

Statement by the President on the Passing of Jaime Escalante

Statement by the President on the Passing of Jaime Escalante   I was saddened to hear about the passing of Jaime Escalante today. While most of us got to know him through the movie that depicted his work teaching inner-city

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President and First Lady Host White House Forum on Workplace Flexibility

President and First Lady Host White House Forum on Workplace Flexibility Small Business Owners, Workers, Business and Labor Leaders, and Experts Join Administration Officials to Discuss Workplace Practices for a Changing American Workforce   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, President Obama,

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Obama Administration Announces Comprehensive Strategy for Energy Security

Obama Administration Announces Comprehensive Strategy for Energy Security Decisions expand domestic production, promote efficiency   Washington D.C. — As part of the Administration’s comprehensive energy strategy President Barack Obama and Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced more details

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Remarks By President Barack Obama On Energy Security

Remarks of President Barack Obama—As Prepared for Delivery Statement on Energy Security Wednesday, March 31, 2010 Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland   As Prepared for Delivery—   Thank you, Secretary Salazar.  Ken and I were colleagues in the Senate, and

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PRESS BRIEFING BY WHITE HOUSE PRESS SECRETARY ROBERT GIBBS – March 30, 2010

PRESS BRIEFING BY PRESS SECRETARY ROBERT GIBBS   James S. Brady Press Briefing Room     2:18 P.M. EDT        Q    Sarkozy get here early?        MR. GIBBS:  Oooh, all right.  Bonjour, Chuck.  I was going to say,

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President Obama Signs Rhode Island Emergency Declaration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                        March 30, 2010 President Obama Signs Rhode Island Emergency Declaration The President today declared an emergency exists in the State of Rhode Island and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local response efforts in the area

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REMARKS BY PRESIDENT OBAMA AND PRESIDENT SARKOZY OF FRANCE IN JOINT PRESS AVAILABILITY

REMARKS BY PRESIDENT OBAMA AND PRESIDENT SARKOZY OF FRANCE IN JOINT PRESS AVAILABILITY   East Room      4:56 P.M. EDT          PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Please, everybody have a seat.  Good afternoon.  Bienvenue.    I am delighted to welcome

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REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AND DR. JILL BIDEN AT SIGNING OF THE HEALTH CARE AND EDUCATION RECONCILIATION ACT

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AND DR. JILL BIDEN AT SIGNING OF THE HEALTH CARE AND EDUCATION RECONCILIATION ACT Northern Virginia Community College Alexandria, Virginia     11:04 A.M. EDT        AUDIENCE MEMBER:  Fired up!        THE PRESIDENT:  Fired

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Statement by the President on the Bombings on the Moscow Metro

Statement by the President on the Bombings on the Moscow Metro   I send my deepest condolences to the people of Russia after the terrible loss of life and injuries resulting from the bombings on the Moscow Metro.  The American

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Investing In Pell Grants To Make College More Affordable: White House Fact Sheet Regarding Pell Grants

“We will provide the support necessary for you to complete college and meet a new goal: by 2020, America will once again have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world.” – President Barack Obama February 24, 2009 Pell

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Fact Sheet On The Health Care And Education Reconciliation Act

““We will provide the support necessary for you to complete college and meet a new goal: by 2020, America will once again have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world.”” -President Barack Obama, Feb. 24, 2009 The Health

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President Obama Signs Historic Health Care and Education Legislation

President Obama Signs Historic Health Care and Education Legislation Legislation will end government subsidies to banks for guaranteed federal student loans and free nearly $68 billion for college affordability and deficit reduction    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, President Obama signed

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President Obama Speaks To American Troops On Surprise Visit To Afghanistan – Video

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BREAKING NEWS: President Obama Meets With President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan at the Presidential Palace In Kabul On Sunday

***From The New York Times*** WASHINGTON — President Obama made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Sunday, his first as commander in chief to the site of the war he inherited and has stamped as his own. Air Force One

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President Obama Announces Recess Appointments to Key Administration Positions: Obama Administration Officials Say that Fifteen Appointees Have Waited 214 Days For Senate Confirmation

President Obama Announces Recess Appointments to Key Administration Positions Fifteen Appointees Have Waited an Average of 214 Days for Senate Confirmation   WASHINGTON –After facing months of Republican obstruction to administration nominees, President Obama announced his intent to recess appoint

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President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts

President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts   WASHINGTON – Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key administration posts:   ·         Steve A. Linick, Inspector General, Federal Housing Finance Agency·         Thomas Hicks, Commissioner,

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WEEKLY ADDRESS: Reforms Will End Student Loan Bank Subsidies and Expand Access to College

WEEKLY ADDRESS: Reforms Will End Student Loan Bank Subsidies and Expand Access to College   WASHINGTON – In this week’s address, President Barack Obama praised the bold reforms to the higher education system passed by Congress this week.  These reforms

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Presidential Weekly Address – March 27, 2010 – Video

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REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEW START TREATY

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEW START TREATY   James S. Brady Press Briefing Room     10:47 A.M. EDT        THE PRESIDENT:  Good morning, everybody.  I just concluded a productive phone call with President Medvedev. 

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