Monthly Archives: December 2011

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON MINIMUM WAGE AND OVERTIME PROTECTIONS FOR IN-HOME CARE WORKERS

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON MINIMUM WAGE AND OVERTIME PROTECTIONS FOR IN-HOME CARE WORKERS Eisenhower Executive Office Building   12:13 P.M. EST   THE PRESIDENT:  Hello, everybody.  As I said in Kansas last week, the defining issue of our time

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President Barack Obama Remarks Concerning The End of The War In Iraq

Good afternoon, After nearly nine years, our war in Iraq is ending. In recent days, many of our troops have come home and been reunited with their families for the holidays. Over the next few days, a small group of

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We Can’t Wait: President Obama Will Announce Administrative Action to Provide Minimum Wage and Overtime Protections for Nearly 2 Million In-Home Care Workers

We Can’t Wait: President Obama Will Announce Administrative Action to Provide Minimum Wage and Overtime Protections for Nearly 2 Million In-Home Care Workers   WASHINGTON – The White House today will announce new rules proposed by the U.S. Department of

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Statement by White House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer

Statement by White House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer   The President continues to have significant concerns about a number of provisions that have been reported to be in the Republican agreement on the omnibus.  This includes provisions that would undermine

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Presidential Nominations And Withdrawals Sent To The Senate

NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE: Jonathan Don Farrar, of California, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Panama. Tony Hammond,

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Statement by the President on Indonesia’s Ratification of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty

Statement by the President on Indonesia’s Ratification of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty   The United States welcomes Indonesia’s ratification of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty, (CTBT), which provides a strong example of the positive leadership role Indonesia can play

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Statement by President Barack Obama on the 70th Anniversary of the Attack on Pearl Harbor

Statement by President Barack Obama on the 70th Anniversary of the Attack on Pearl Harbor   Seventy years ago today, a bright Sunday morning was darkened by the unprovoked attack on Pearl Harbor.  Today, Michelle and I join the American

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