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U.S. Officials on Combating Human Trafficking

Friday, 4 February 2011, 3:53 pm | America.gov

SECRETARY CLINTON: I think we're going to try to get started because we have a quorum and we have others who will join us. And we have some new faces around the table for the first time, which is particularly gratifying. Bob, thank you for being here. ... More >>

White House Press Briefing by Robert Gibbs, February 2

Friday, 4 February 2011, 3:50 pm | America.gov

MR. GIBBS: Good afternoon. Take us away, Mr. Feller. Q: Thanks, Robert. We have your statement earlier about development s in Egypt, but I'm wondering if you could start off by telling us the President's personal reaction to the bloody chaos in the streets. ... More >>

One Million Electric Cars Coming Our Way?

Friday, 4 February 2011, 3:46 pm | America.gov

In his January 25 State of the Union address President Obama challenged the United States to become the first nation with 1 million electric cars. His administration since has announced several initiatives it will ask Congress to fund in the 2012 ... More >>

Clinton Leads Meeting on Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking

Friday, 4 February 2011, 3:44 pm | America.gov

Washington - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says human trafficking is an issue of "grave importance" the United States must continue to address. Clinton led the annual President's Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking ... More >>

U.S. Says Violence in Egypt Must Stop, Transition Must Begin

Friday, 4 February 2011, 3:42 pm | America.gov

Washington - The White House strongly condemns "outrageous and deplorable violence" that has broken out in Cairo and other Egyptian cities and has renewed its call for political change to begin in the country. "It is imperative that the violence that ... More >>

Intellectual Property Rights Empower People

Friday, 4 February 2011, 3:40 pm | America.gov

Washington - Consumers who buy counterfeit products to get a good deal, beware: You could be harming yourself and your country's economy in the process. Zayd Alathari, an attorney who practices intellectual property rights law with Washington law firm ... More >>

US Ambassador Kelly on Sentencing of Demonstrators in Russia

Tuesday, 1 February 2011, 1:55 pm | America.gov

In recent months, we were pleased that Moscow authorities had reversed their previous policy and decided to allow citizens to exercise their constitutional right to peaceful assembly on the 31st of every month with 31 days. U.S. officials in Moscow and St. ... More >>

U.S State Department Daily Press Briefing, January 27

Tuesday, 1 February 2011, 1:53 pm | America.gov

MR. CROWLEY: Good afternoon and welcome to the Department of State. A few things to go through first. This evening, the Secretary looks forward to a dinner with National Security Advisor Menon of India. He's here to review the implementation of initiatives ... More >>

Violence Not an Answer for Egyptian Grievances, U.S. Says

Tuesday, 1 February 2011, 1:51 pm | America.gov

Washington - The Obama administration appealed to the Egyptian government to restrain its security personnel and for anti-government protesters to express themselves peacefully as it continues to monitor the country through its fourth consecutive day of political ... More >>

Debates over Spending Likely for US President, Congress

Tuesday, 1 February 2011, 1:49 pm | America.gov

Washington - In his State of the Union address January 25, President Obama outlined an ambitious domestic agenda calling for increased research, development and innovation. He will need Congress' help to make his goals a reality. More >>

Companies Bank on Trust

Tuesday, 1 February 2011, 1:48 pm | America.gov

Washington - When the heads of major U.S. financial companies testified before a congressional committee in February 2009, angry lawmakers did not pull punches. The executives of major banks and investment houses, whose practices contributed to the ... More >>

H Clinton and Colombia Vice President After Their Meeting

Tuesday, 1 February 2011, 1:08 pm | America.gov

SECRETARY CLINTON: Good morning. I am very pleased to be here with Vice President Garzon of Colombia on his first visit to Washington as vice president. Before discussing the important matters that were part of our meeting, I would like to say something ... More >>

White House Summary of President Obama's Meeting on Egypt

Tuesday, 1 February 2011, 1:03 pm | America.gov

At 1:00 pm today, the President convened a meeting of his national security team at the White House. Participants included Vice President Joe Biden, National Security Advisor Tom Donilon, Deputy National Security Advisor Denis McDonough, Assistant ... More >>

Clinton on CBS' "Face the Nation" on Situation in Egypt

Tuesday, 1 February 2011, 12:20 pm | America.gov

QUESTION: We're just off the line with Liz Palmer, our person in Cairo, and during her report, F-16s, Egyptian air force warplanes, apparently were flying low over the demonstrators in the main part of Cairo. Do you know what this is about? SECRETARY ... More >>

Clinton on CNN's "State of the Union" on Situation in Egypt

Tuesday, 1 February 2011, 12:14 pm | America.gov

QUESTION: Joining me now from the State Department, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Madam Secretary, thank you for being here. SECRETARY CLINTON: Thank you, Candy. QUESTION: It seems to me that when this started out, and we saw the signs and the protestors ... More >>

Clinton Interview with NBC's Meet the Press on Egypt

Tuesday, 1 February 2011, 12:08 pm | America.gov

QUESTION: Here with me now for the very latest on the crisis, the Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Madam Secretary, welcome back to Meet the Press. SECRETARY CLINTON: Thank you very much, David. QUESTION: I know our time with you is limited. Let me ... More >>

Summary of Secretary Clinton's Call to Tunisian PM

Wednesday, 26 January 2011, 2:07 pm | America.gov

Secretary Clinton's Call to Tunisian Prime Minister Mohammed Ghannouchi Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton called Tunisian Prime Minister Mohammed Ghannouchi yesterday to express continued support for the people of Tunisia in their path to ... More >>

State Department Daily Press Briefing, January 24

Wednesday, 26 January 2011, 2:05 pm | America.gov

MR. CROWLEY: Good afternoon and welcome to the Department of State. Just a couple of items before taking your questions. The Secretary has arrived in Guanajuato, Mexico and is meeting with Foreign Minister Espinosa and will travel later on today to Mexico ... More >>

White House Press Briefing by Robert Gibbs, January 24

Wednesday, 26 January 2011, 2:02 pm | America.gov

MR. GIBBS: Before I get started, let me -- I want to read a brief statement from the President on the terrorist attack in Moscow today. "I strongly condemn this outrageous act of terrorism against the Russian people at the Domodedovo Airport. I want to ... More >>

Clean Energy for the Empire State Building

Wednesday, 26 January 2011, 1:59 pm | America.gov

Washington - The Empire State Building on New York's Manhattan Island is an architectural icon. It also happens to be one of America's biggest "green building" success stories. After a two-year, $20 million building retrofit that cut the Empire State Building's ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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