Posts Tagged ‘Address’

Obama’s Anger Translator Helps The President Make His Farewell Address

Despite dealing with situations that would make most people blow a gasket, President Barack Obama has always been known for his cool and collected manner. This mellow approach inspired Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele to create Luther, the president’s anger translator, for their Comedy Central series “Key & Peele.” In Luther sketches, Peele would play Obama, […]

8 Reasons Your Kid Isn’t Sleeping Well, And How To Address Them

Does this parent’s dilemma sound familiar? She’s so hard to awaken in the mornings, and so grumpy and out of sorts that I’m sure she’s not getting enough sleep. And yet, I can’t seem to get her to go to sleep at a reasonable hour in the evenings. What can I do to help her? […]

The University Of Texas Makes Major Investment To Address Deficits In Campus Sexual Assault Research

William McRaven took the reins of the University of Texas as the system chancellor in mid-2014, a year marked nationwide by activism and unprecedented federal attention to the issue of campus sexual assault.  For McRaven, who retired as the commander of U.S. Special Operations Command and is best known for leading the Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama […]

Bernie Sanders Vows To Better Address Racism

LONG GROVE, Iowa (AP) — After bounding atop a blue trailer in a community park, Bernie Sanders quickly reminded people here that Iowa had helped elect the nation’s first black president. The next step, he said, is addressing racial discrimination and the recent shootings of unarmed blacks by law enforcement. “I know that I speak […]

Weekly Address: Ensuring Every Child Gets a Great Education

In this week’s address, the President reiterated his commitment to expanding access to education, and to spreading the joy of reading to more children and young adults. Uploads by YouTube Help Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug […]

Made in China Address Book

Made in China Address Book The words ‘Made in China’ are often associated with inexpensive imports. But many of the products that hold that label are rich in tradition and symbolism. From herbal packets and pulp fiction covers to rocket baby ads and a feng shui compass, the wealth of Chinese culture is celebrated in […]

Weekly Address: Fighting for Trade Deals that Put American Workers First

In this week’s address, the President lays out why new, high-standards trade agreements are important for our economy, our businesses, our workers, and our values. Uploads by YouTube Help Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles […]

Weekly Address: Climate Change Can No Longer Be Ignored

In this week’s address, the President spoke about his commitment to combatting the threat of climate change and to keeping ourselves and future generations safe. April 18, 2015. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of […]

Weekly Address: Tuition-Free Community College

In this week’s address, the Vice President laid out his and the President’s plan to make two years of community college free for responsible students. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. […]

Weekly Address: Tuition-Free Community College

In this week’s address, the Vice President laid out his and the President’s plan to make two years of community college free for responsible students. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. […]

Weekly Address: Reaching a Comprehensive and Long-Term Deal on Iran’s Nuclear Program

In this week’s address, the President described the historic understanding the United States – with our allies and partners – reached with Iran, which, if fully implemented, will prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon and will make our country, our allies, and our world safer. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions […]

Weekly Address: Protecting Working Americans’ Paychecks

In this week’s address, the President highlighted the progress made protecting American consumers since he signed Wall Street reform into law five years ago, including an important new step taken by the independent Consumer Financial Protection Bureau earlier this week toward preventing abuses in payday lending. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions […]

Weekly Address: It’s Time to Confirm Loretta Lynch

In this week’s address, the President called on Republicans in Congress to stop playing politics with law enforcement and national security and confirm Loretta Lynch as Attorney General of the United States. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and […]

Weekly Address: Let Girls Learn

In this week’s weekly address, President Obama discusses an issue close to his heart: education for adolescent girls around the world. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President […]

Weekly Address: A Student Aid Bill of Rights

In this week’s address, President Obama laid out his vision for quality, affordable higher education for all Americans. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants […]

Weekly Address: Ensuring Hard-Working Americans Retire with Dignity

In this week’s address, the President reiterated his commitment to middle-class economics, and to ensuring that all hard-working Americans get the secure and dignified retirement they deserve. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription […]

Weekly Address: We Should Make Sure the Future Is Written by Us

In this week’s address, the President underscored the importance of continuing to grow our economy and support good-paying jobs for our workers by opening up new markets for American goods and services. While America’s businesses, ranchers, and farmers are already exporting goods at record levels, there’s more room for growth with 95 percent of the […]

Weekly Address: We Should Make Sure the Future Is Written by Us

In this week’s address, the President underscored the importance of continuing to grow our economy and support good-paying jobs for our workers by opening up new markets for American goods and services. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and […]

Weekly Address: Giving Every Child, Everywhere, a Fair Shot

President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Roosevelt Room of the White House. January 30, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson) In this week’s address, the President laid out his plan to ensure more children graduate from school fully prepared for college and a career. Our elementary and secondary schools are […]

Weekly Address: Giving Every Child, Everywhere, a Fair Shot

In this week’s address, the President laid out his plan to ensure more children graduate from school fully prepared for college and a career. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles […]

Weekly Address: Everyone Who Works Hard Should Get Ahead

President Obama highlights the progress our economy has made, with more than 3.1 million jobs created in 2014 – the best year for job growth since the late 1990s. America has come a long way, and with the right policies focused on middle-class economics, we can continue to grow our economy into one where those […]

Weekly Address: A Path Towards a Thriving Middle Class

President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Roosevelt Room of the White House. January 30, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson) In this week’s address, the President described the progress our economy has made, laying a foundation for a future that prioritizes middle-class economics. This week, the President will send a […]

Weekly Address: A Path Towards a Thriving Middle Class

In this week’s address, the President described the progress our economy has made, laying a foundation for a future that prioritizes middle-class economics. January 31, 2015. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug […]

Veterans Health Care: Vha Has Taken Steps To Address Deficiencies In Its Logistics Program, But Significant Concerns Rema

Veterans Health Care: Vha Has Taken Steps To Address Deficiencies In Its Logistics Program, But Significant Concerns Rema To address deficiencies in its logistics program, the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) issued new requirements in 2011 regarding the management of medical supplies and equipment in Veterans Affairs medical centers'' (VAMC) inventories, the standardization of these items, […]

Get Ready: President Obama’s State of the Union Address is Two Days Away

Two days from today on Tuesday, January 20, President Obama will deliver his annual State of the Union address to the American people. This will be the sixth year President Obama has given a State of the Union speech, and each year, President Obama and his staff have spent weeks getting ready for the big […]

President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union Address

President Barack Obama delivers his sixth State of the Union address, at the United States Capitol, January 20, 2015. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American […]

Get Ready: President Obama’s State of the Union Address is One Day Away

One day from today on Tuesday, January 20, President Obama will go to the U.S. Capitol and present his sixth State of the Union address to Congress and the American public. The State of the Union is a time-honored tradition where the President updates Congress on his plans for the upcoming year, and speaks to […]

President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union Address

On January 21, 2015, President Obama delivered his sixth annual State of the Union Address to Congress and the American people. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President […]

Weekly Address: Middle-Class Economics

President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address at the Anschutz Sports Pavilion at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan., Jan. 22, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) In this week’s address, the President shared his plan, outlined in his State of the Union address earlier […]

Weekly Address: Middle-Class Economics

In this week’s address, the President shared his plan, outlined in his State of the Union address earlier this week, to give hardworking families the support they need to make ends meet by focusing on policies that benefit the middle class and those working to reach the middle class. Uploads by The White House Additional […]

The Can’t-Miss Moments from the 2015 State of the Union Address

President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address in the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) "Fifteen years into this new century, we have picked ourselves up, dusted ourselves off, and begun again the work of remaking America. We have […]

Weekly Address: State of the Union Is This Tuesday

President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Jan. 15, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy) In this week's address, the President recounted the stories of letter writers from around the country who will be joining him when he delivers his annual State of the Union […]

Get Ready: President Obama’s State of the Union Address is Three Days Away

Three days from today on Tuesday, January 20, President Obama will head to the U.S. Capitol to speak to the nation in his sixth State of the Union address. The State of the Union is a tradition that dates back to the founding of America. The annual State of the Union address gives presidents a chance […]

Weekly Address: State of the Union Is this Tuesday

In this week’s address, the President recounted the stories of letter writers from around the country who will be joining him when he delivers his annual State of the Union Address this Tuesday. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of […]

Get Ready: President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union Address

President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address in the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Jan. 28, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon) President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address in the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Jan. 28, 2014. […]

Weekly Address: America’s Resurgence Is Real

President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address at Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville, Tenn., Jan. 9, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) In this week’s address, President Obama discussed the economic gains we made in 2014, which was the strongest year for job growth since the 1990s. In the coming weeks, the […]

Weekly Address: America’s Resurgence Is Real

President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address at Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville, Tenn., Jan. 9, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) In this week’s address, President Obama discussed the economic gains we made in 2014, which was the strongest year for job growth since the 1990s. In the coming weeks, the […]

Weekly Address: America’s Resurgence Is Real

In this week’s address, President Obama discussed the economic gains we made in 2014, which was the strongest year for job growth since the 1990s. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. […]

Weekly Address: Happy Holidays from the President and First Lady

In this week's address, the President and First Lady wished Americans a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, and thanked our brave troops for their service. Especially as our combat mission in Afghanistan comes to a responsible end in the coming days, we are reminded of all that military men, women, and families sacrifice to keep […]

Weekly Address: Make 2015 the Year for Quality, Affordable Health Insurance

In this week’s address, the Vice President wished Americans a Happy New Year, and asked that as we make resolutions to get healthier in 2015, we take the time to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Millions of people have already signed up for quality, affordable health care under the law, […]

Weekly Address: Make 2015 the Year for Quality, Affordable Health Insurance

In this week’s address, the Vice President wished Americans a Happy New Year, and asked that as we make resolutions to get healthier in 2015, we take the time to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Millions of people have already signed up for quality, affordable health care under the law, […]

Weekly Address: Make 2015 the Year for Quality, Affordable Health Insurance

In this week’s address, the Vice President wished Americans a Happy New Year, and asked that as we make resolutions to get healthier in 2015, we take the time to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with […]

Weekly Address: Happy Holidays from the President and First Lady

In this week's address, the President and First Lady wished Americans a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, and thanked our brave troops for their service. Especially as our combat mission in Afghanistan comes to a responsible end in the coming days, we are reminded of all that military men, women, and families sacrifice to keep […]

Weekly Address: Happy Holidays from the President and First Lady

In this week’s address, the President and First Lady wished Americans a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, and thanked our brave troops for their service. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. […]

Weekly Address: America’s Resurgence Is Real

In this week’s address, the President reflected on the significant progress made by this country in 2014, and in the nearly six years since he took office. This past year has been the strongest for job growth since the 1990s, contributing to the nearly 11 million jobs added by our businesses over a 57-month streak. […]

Weekly Address: America’s Resurgence is Real

In this week’s address, the President reflected on the significant progress made by this country in 2014, and in the nearly six years since he took office. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription […]

Weekly Address: Giving Thanks for Our Troops

In this week's address, the President thanked the men and women in uniform who serve and sacrifice to protect the freedom, prosperity, and security that we all enjoy as Americans. On Monday the President will visit troops at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey and voice his appreciation in person for their incredible service. These […]

Weekly Address: Ensuring Americans Feel the Gains of a Growing Economy

President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Map Room of the White House, Dec. 5, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon) In this week’s address, the President highlighted the good news in Friday’s jobs report – that American businesses added 314,000 new jobs this past month, making November the tenth month […]

Weekly Address: Ensuring Americans Feel the Gains of a Growing Economy

In this week’s address, the President highlighted the good news in Friday’s jobs report – that American businesses added 314,000 new jobs this past month, making November the tenth month in a row that the private sector has added at least 200,000 new jobs. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans […]

Weekly Address: Happy Thanksgiving from the Obama Family

President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Roosevelt Room of the White House. November 26, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson) In this week's address, the President wished everyone a happy Thanksgiving and reflected on the history of our country and its celebration of diversity. He gave thanks for the many […]

Weekly Address: Happy Thanksgiving from the Obama Family

In this week’s address, the President wished everyone a happy Thanksgiving and reflected on the history of our country and its celebration of diversity. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles […]

Behind-The-Scenes Video: 100 Minutes: Countdown to a Presidential Address

Go inside the mind of the President in the final moments before he addresses the nation on the action he chose to take to fix our broken immigration system. http://www.whitehouse.gov/immigration-action Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising […]

Weekly Address: Immigration Accountability Executive Action

President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas, Nev., Nov. 21, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) In this week’s address, the President laid out the steps he took this past week to fix our broken immigration system. Enacted within his legal authority, the President’s plan […]

Weekly Address: Immigration Accountability Executive Action

In this week’s address, the President laid out the steps he took this past week to fix our broken immigration system. Enacted within his legal authority, the President’s plan focuses on cracking down on illegal immigration at the border; deporting felons, not families; and accountability through criminal background checks and taxes. Uploads by The White […]

Weekly Address: Open Enrollment Starts Today

In this week’s address, the President reminded Americans that Affordable Care Act open enrollment begins this weekend. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, […]

Weekly Address: This Veterans’ Day, Let’s Honor Our Veterans

President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Roosevelt Room of the White House. November 6, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson) In this week’s address, in advance of Veterans' Day, the President paid tribute to the men and women in uniform who have given so much in service of America. Veterans […]

Weekly Address: This Veterans’ Day, Let’s Honor Our Veterans

In this week’s address, in advance of Veterans’ Day, the President paid tribute to the men and women in uniform who have given so much in service of America. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost […]

Weekly Address: It’s Time to Help Women and Working Families

President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Map Room of the White House, Oct. 30, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy) In this week’s address, the President highlighted the progress our economy is making, and the commonsense policies that could make it even stronger by ensuring that everyone who works hard […]

Weekly Address: It’s Time to Help Women and Working Families

In this week’s address, the President highlighted the progress our economy is making, and the commonsense policies that could make it even stronger by ensuring that everyone who works hard has the opportunity to get ahead, especially women and working families. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal […]

Weekly Address: Focused on the Fight Against Ebola

President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Oct. 24, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson) In this week’s address, the President discussed the measures we are taking to respond to Ebola cases at home, while containing the epidemic at its source in West Africa. This […]

Weekly Address: Focused on the Fight Against Ebola

In this week’s address, the President discusses the measures we are taking to respond to Ebola cases at home, while containing the epidemic at its source in West Africa. October 25, 2014. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and […]

Weekly Address: What You Need to Know About Ebola

In this week’s address, the President discussed what the United States is doing to respond to Ebola, both here at home and abroad, and the key facts Americans need to know. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the […]

Weekly Address: We Do Better When the Middle Class Does Better

President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address at Millennium Steel Service, LLC in Princeton, Ind., Oct. 3, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy) In this week’s address, the President highlighted that six years after the Great Recession, thanks to the hard work of the American people and the President’s policies, our economy has […]

Weekly Address: We Do Better When the Middle Class Does Better

In this week’s address, the President highlighted that six years after the Great Recession, thanks to the hard work of the American people and the President’s policies, our economy has come back further and faster than any other nation on Earth. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal […]

Weekly Address: America is Leading the World

President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in Map Room of the White House, Sept. 19, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson) In this week’s address, the President reiterated the forceful and optimistic message of American leadership that he delivered in his speech before the United Nations General Assembly earlier this week. America […]

Weekly Address: America is Leading the World

In this week’s address, the President reiterated the forceful and optimistic message of American leadership that he delivered in his speech before the United Nations General Assembly earlier this week. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising […]

Weekly Address: The World Is United in the Fight Against ISIL

President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in Map Room of the White House, Sept. 19, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson) In this week’s address, the President thanked Congress for its strong bipartisan support for efforts to train and equip Syrian opposition forces to fight ISIL. This plan is part of the […]

Weekly Address: The World is United in the Fight Against ISIL

In this week’s address, the President thanked Congress for its strong bipartisan support for efforts to train and equip Syrian opposition forces to fight ISIL. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. […]

Weekly Address: We Will Degrade and Destroy ISIL

In this week’s address, President Obama reiterated his comprehensive and sustained counter-terrorism strategy to degrade and ultimately destroy the terrorist group ISIL. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the […]

Weekly Address: Time to Give the Middle Class a Chance

Vice President Joe Biden tapes the Weekly Address in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, Sept. 5, 2014. September 5, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson) In this week’s address, the Vice President discusses our continued economic recovery, with 10 million private sector jobs created over 54 straight months of job creation. Yet even […]

Weekly Address: Time to Give the Middle Class a Chance

In this week’s address, the Vice President discusses our continued economic recovery, with 10 million private sector jobs created over the past 54 months, and the work to be done to continue to bolster our economy. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of […]

President Obama and Prime Minister Roivas of Estonia Address Servicemembers

President Obama and Prime Minister Roivas of Estonia addressed U.S and Estonian servicemembers on September 3, 2014 at the Talinn Airport Hangar in Estonia. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles […]

Weekly Address: This Labor Day, Let’s Talk About the Minimum Wage

President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Aug. 29, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy) In this week’s address, the President wished Americans a happy Labor Day weekend, highlighted the important economic progress we’ve made, and reaffirmed his commitment to accelerate our progress and ensure […]

Weekly Address: This Labor Day, Let’s Talk About the Minimum Wage

In this week’s address, the President wished Americans a Happy Labor Day weekend, highlighted the important economic progress we’ve made, and reaffirmed his commitment to accelerate our progress and ensure that our growing economy fuels a strong middle class. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the […]

Weekly Address: The Export-Import Bank

President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Blue Room of the White House, Aug. 18, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon) In this week’s address, the President highlighted the progress made towards rebuilding our economy, including the creation of nearly 10 million new private sector jobs in the past 53 months […]

Weekly Address: The Export-Import Bank

In this week’s address, the President highlighted the progress made towards rebuilding our economy, including the creation of nearly 10 million new private sector jobs in the past 53 months and the rise in the number of American exports to an all-time high. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive […]

Weekly Address: Everyone Should Be Able to Afford Higher Education

In this week’s address, with schools getting ready to open their doors again over the next few weeks, President Obama talked directly to students and parents about the importance of preparing for an education beyond high school. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss […]

Weekly Address: American Operations in Iraq

In this week’s address, the President detailed why he authorized two operations in Iraq—targeted military strikes to protect Americans serving in Iraq and humanitarian airdrops of food and water to help Iraqi civilians trapped on a mountain by terrorists. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the […]

Weekly Address: It’s Time for Congress to Help the Middle Class

President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Map Room of the White House, Aug. 1, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson) In this week’s address, the President discussed the new monthly jobs report and the fact that our economy created over 200,000 new jobs in July for the sixth straight month […]

Weekly Address: Closing Corporate Tax Loopholes

President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Map Room of the White House, July 25, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy) In this week’s address, the President continued his call for our nation to rally around an economic patriotism that says rather than protecting wasteful tax loopholes for a few at […]

Weekly Address: Focusing on the Economic Priorities for the Middle Class Nationwide

President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Blue Room of the White House, June 27, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy) In this week’s address, the President discussed his recent trip to Minneapolis where he met a working mother named Rebekah, who wrote the President to share the challenges her family […]

Weekly Address: The President Wishes America’s Dads a Happy Father’s Day

President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Cabinet Room of the White House, June 13, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson) In this week’s address, President Obama wished America’s dads a happy Father’s Day and underscored the crucial role fathers play in our society. The President encouraged Americans to support those […]

Weekly Address: Reducing Carbon Pollution in Our Power Plants

In this week’s address, President Obama discussed new actions by the Environmental Protection Agency to cut dangerous carbon pollution, a plan that builds on the efforts already taken by many states, cities and companies. These new commonsense guidelines to reduce carbon pollution from power plants were created with feedback from businesses, and state and local […]

Weekly Address: Paying Tribute to our Fallen Heroes this Memorial Day

In this week’s address, President Obama commemorated Memorial Day by honoring the brave men and women in uniform who have given their lives in service to our country. As we stand with our veterans and military families this weekend, the President underscored our commitment to uphold our nation’s sacred trust with our veterans and ensure […]

Weekly Address: Working When Congress Won’t Act

In this week’s address, the President discussed actions to expand opportunity for more Americans, with or without the help of Republicans in Congress, including his Administration’s efforts to cut red tape for major transportation infrastructure projects. In the coming days, the President will meet with business leaders to highlight the importance of bringing jobs back […]

Weekly Address: Working When Congress Won’t Act

In this week’s address, the President discusses actions to expand opportunity for more Americans, with or without the help of Republicans in Congress, including his Administration’s efforts to cut red tape for major transportation infrastructure projects. And in the coming days, the President will meet with business leaders to highlight the importance of bringing jobs […]

Weekly Address: The First Lady Marks Mother’s Day and Speaks Out on the Tragic Kidnapping in Nigeria

In this week’s address, First Lady Michelle Obama honored all mothers on this upcoming Mother’s Day and offered her thoughts, prayers and support in the wake of the unconscionable terrorist kidnapping of more than 200 Nigerian girls. Transcript | mp4 | mp3 White House.gov Blog Feed SPECIAL NEWS BREAK!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to […]

Weekly Address: The First Lady Marks Mother’s Day and Speaks Out on the Tragic Kidnapping in Nigeria

In this week’s address, First Lady Michelle Obama honored all mothers on this upcoming Mother’s Day and offered her thoughts, prayers and support in the wake of the unconscionable terrorist kidnapping of more than 200 Nigerian girls. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss […]

Weekly Address: The President’s Year of Action

In this week’s address, the President provided an update on the work his Administration has done to strengthen the economy and expand opportunity for hardworking Americans in this Year of Action. While Republicans in Congress are setting records in obstruction, the President is making progress for the American people and has taken more than 20 […]

Weekly Address: The President’s Year of Action

In this week’s address, the President provides an update on the work his Administration has done to strengthen the economy and expand opportunity for hardworking Americans in this Year of Action. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the […]

Weekly Address: Congress Needs to Act on Minimum Wage

In this week’s address, the President highlights small business owners across the country acting to raise wages for their workers, and calls on Congress to give America a raise so more hard-working Americans have the opportunity to get ahead. Transcript | mp4 | mp3 White House.gov Blog Feed SPECIAL NEWS BREAK!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans […]

Weekly Address: President Obama Offers Easter and Passover Greetings

In this week's address, the President offers his warmest greetings as millions of Americans celebrate Easter this Sunday and recounts the Passover Seder he hosted at the White House earlier this week, joining Jewish families around the world in their celebration. The President looks forward to taking part with his family in the hope and […]

Weekly Address: President Obama Offers Easter and Passover Greetings

In this week’s address, the President offers his warmest greetings as millions of Americans prepare to celebrate Easter, and recounts the Passover Seder he hosted at the White House earlier this week, joining Jewish families around the world in their celebration. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal […]

Weekly Address: Ensuring Equal Pay for Equal Work

In this week’s address, the President underscores the importance of ensuring equal pay for equal work and highlights the steps his Administration has taken to expand opportunity and narrow the pay gap that exists between men and women.  Transcript | mp4 | mp3 White House.gov Blog Feed SPECIAL NEWS BREAK!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive […]

Weekly Address: Ensuring Equal Pay for Equal Work

In this week’s address, the President underscores the importance of ensuring equal pay for equal work and highlights the steps his Administration has taken to expand opportunity and narrow the pay gap that exists between men and women. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic […]

Weekly Address: Raise The Minimum Wage — It’s The Right Thing To Do For Hardworking Americans

In this week’s address, Vice President Biden discusses the importance of raising the federal minimum wage. It’s good for workers, it’s good for business, and it would help close the gender pay gap, as women make up more than half of the workers who stand to benefit from a raise. And as the Vice President […]

Weekly Address: Rewarding Hard Work by Strengthening Overtime Pay Protections

In this week’s address, President Obama highlighted the action he took this week to reward hard work by strengthening overtime pay protections. As part of this year of action, the President has ordered the Secretary of Labor to modernize our country’s overtime rules to ensure that millions of American workers are paid a fair wage […]

Weekly Address: Rewarding Hard Work by Strengthening Overtime Pay Protections

In this week’s address, President Obama highlighted the action he took this week to reward hard work by strengthening overtime pay protections. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the […]

Weekly Address: Time for Congress to Raise the Minimum Wage for the American People

In this week's address, President Obama highlighted the momentum building across the country to give Americans a raise and reiterated his call for Congress to increase the minimum wage from $ 7.25 to $ 10.10. The President has already signed an executive order to raise the minimum wage for people working under new federal contracts. […]

Weekly Address: Time for Congress to Raise the Minimum Wage for the American People

In this week’s address, President Obama highlights the momentum building across the country to give Americans a raise and reiterates his call for Congress to increase the minimum wage from $ 7.25 to $ 10.10. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high […]