Monthly Archives: June 2011

BREAKING NEWS: PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA ON WITHDRAWING TROOPS FROM AFGHANISTAN: “TIME TO FOCUS ON NATION BUILDING AT HOME”

Remarks of President Barack Obama – As Prepared for Delivery On the Way Forward in Afghanistan Washington, D.C. June 22, 2011   As Prepared for Delivery—   Good evening. Nearly ten years ago, America suffered the worst attack on our shores

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STATEMENT OF ADMINISTRATION POLICY S. 782 – Economic Development Revitalization Act of 2011

STATEMENT OF ADMINISTRATION POLICY  S. 782 – Economic Development Revitalization Act of 2011 (Sen. Boxer, D-California, and 4 cosponsors)   The Administration supports Senate passage of S. 782.  The bill provides the Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) with important tools to help

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President Barack Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts

President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts   WASHINGTON – Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to appoint the following individuals to key Administration posts:   Azizah al-Hibri, Member, United States Commission on International Religious Freedom Nancy Brooks Gilbert, Member, United States

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Fact Sheet: The United States and Germany — Leaders for the 21st Century

    Fact Sheet: The United States and Germany — Leaders for the 21st Century   President Obama is hosting German Chancellor Angela Merkel for an Official Visit June 6-7, which includes a State Dinner, where he is presenting the Chancellor

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REMARKS BY THE FIRST LADY AT STATE DINNER PRESS PREVIEW

    THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the First Lady For Immediate Release                      June 7, 2011 REMARKS BY THE FIRST LADY AT STATE DINNER PRESS PREVIEW East Room 2:02 P.M. EDT MRS. OBAMA:  Well, you all look lovely.  How

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Fact Sheet: U.S.-German Global Economic and Development Cooperation

Fact Sheet: U.S.-German Global Economic and Development Cooperation   The United States and Germany share global economic goals, from addressing financial reforms to development and food needs worldwide.  Reinforced through strong bilateral economic and political ties, we also cooperate in

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Fact Sheet: U.S.-Germany Cultural Relations

Fact Sheet: U.S.-Germany Cultural Relations   Nearly one-quarter of all Americans trace their ancestry to Germany.  Many traditions and institutions have become so accepted as parts of the American way of life – Christmas trees, Broadway musicals, kindergarten and graduate

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REMARKS BY PRESIDENT OBAMA AND GERMAN CHANCELLOR ANGELA MERKEL IN A JOINT PRESS CONFERENCE

    REMARKS BY PRESIDENT OBAMA AND GERMAN CHANCELLOR ANGELA MERKEL IN A JOINT PRESS CONFERENCE East Room     11:41 A.M. EDT   PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Please, everyone, have a seat.  Good morning again.  It is an honor to welcome

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Statement by the Press Secretary on U.S. Support for Ban Ki-moon

Statement by the Press Secretary on U.S. Support for Ban Ki-moon   President Obama welcomes United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s  announcement that he will run for a second term, and the United States supports his candidacy.  Under Ban’s leadership, the

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Dr. Austan D. Goolsbee, Chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers, to Return to the University of Chicago

    Dr. Austan D. Goolsbee, Chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers, to Return to the University of Chicago WASHINGTON — Dr. Austan D. Goolsbee, Chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers (CEA), announced his plans to

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Statement by President Obama on Chrysler’s Repayment

    Statement by President Obama on Chrysler’s Repayment Chrysler’s repayment of its outstanding loans to the U.S. Treasury and American taxpayers marks a significant milestone for the turnaround of Chrysler and the countless communities and families who rely on

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STATEMENT OF ADMINISTRATION POLICY H.R. 1216 – Converting Funding for Graduate Medical Education in Qualified Teaching Health Centers from Direct Appropriations to an Authorization of Appropriations

STATEMENT OF ADMINISTRATION POLICY H.R. 1216 – Converting Funding for Graduate Medical Education in Qualified Teaching Health Centers from Direct Appropriations to an Authorization of Appropriations (Rep. Guthrie, R-KY)   The Affordable Care Act made significant improvements to our Nation’s health care

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President Obama Announces Members of the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics

President Obama Announces Members of the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics   WASHINGTON – Today, President Barack Obama announced his appointment of the following individuals to the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics:   Alicia Abella, Member,

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Joint Fact Sheet: The U.S.-UK Partnership for Global Development

Joint Fact Sheet: The U.S.-UK Partnership for Global Development   Prime Minister Cameron and President Obama reaffirm our commitment to changing the lives of the 1.2 billion poor people in the world today. Recent success and new technologies provide hope

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Fact Sheet: U.S.–Poland Bilateral Defense Cooperation

Fact Sheet:  U.S.–Poland Bilateral Defense Cooperation The United States and Poland have forged an exceptional bilateral defense partnership, firmly rooted in the enduring NATO alliance.  Poland and the United States work together in the Euro-Atlantic  region and globally  with shared

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FACT SHEET: U.S.-Polish Efforts to Advance Democracy Worldwide

FACT SHEET: U.S.-Polish Efforts to Advance Democracy Worldwide   Advancing democracy is the oldest of the three pillars (democracy, economic, security) of our bilateral relationship.  Poland and the United States have strong traditions of supporting democracy and human rights around

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WEEKLY ADDRESS: The Big Three Drive a Growing Manufacturing Sector

    WEEKLY ADDRESS: The Big Three Drive a Growing Manufacturing Sector   WASHINGTON – Speaking to the American people from a Chrysler plant in Toledo, Ohio, President Obama commended the work of America’s dedicated autoworkers, who have helped reinvigorate

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On 30th Year of HIV/AIDS, Obama Administration Recommits to Fighting Pandemic

On 30th Year of HIV/AIDS, Obama Administration Recommits to Fighting Pandemic Washington, D.C. – Thirty years ago this Sunday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention first reported on the condition that would eventually become known as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)

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President Obama Announces New White House Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler

President Obama Announces New White House Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler   Washington, DC – Today, June 2nd , the White House announced that White House Counsel Bob Bauer will return to private practice and that current Principal Deputy Counsel to the President

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Statement by the Press Secretary on S. 1082

Statement by the Press Secretary on S. 1082   On Wednesday, June 1, 2011, the President signed into law:   S. 1082, the “Small Business Additional Temporary Extension of Act of 2011,” which extends the authorizations of the Small Business

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