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Obama: Bringing our troops home from Iraq

Tuesday, 25 October 2011, 10:49 am | Barack Obama

I'm writing to tell you that all US troops will return home from Iraq by the end of December. After nearly nine years, the American war in Iraq will end. Our servicemen and women will be with their families for the holidays. More >>

Barack Obama On Iraq

Saturday, 22 October 2011, 1:33 pm | Barack Obama

I'm writing to tell you that all US troops will return home from Iraq by the end of December. After nearly nine years, the American war in Iraq will end. Our servicemen and women will be with their families for the holidays. More >>

Serve and Remember

Sunday, 11 September 2011, 11:07 am | Barack Obama

Tomorrow, on the tenth anniversary of the horrific attacks of September 11, 2001, we will mourn the innocent lives lost, honor the heroic first responders who rushed to the scene, and pay tribute to our troops and military families who have served ... More >>

Barack Obama on Fatherhood

Monday, 20 June 2011, 4:07 pm | Barack Obama

I grew up without a father around. I was lucky enough to be raised by a wonderful mother who, like so many heroic single mothers, never allowed my father's absence to be an excuse for me to slack off or not always do my best. But I often wonder ... More >>

Obama's Nobel Peace Prize Speech

Friday, 11 December 2009, 1:29 pm | Barack Obama

I receive this honor with deep gratitude and great humility. It is an award that speaks to our highest aspirations – that for all the cruelty and hardship of our world, we are not mere prisoners of fate. More >>

Obama: Remarks At The New Economic School

Wednesday, 8 July 2009, 10:33 am | Barack Obama

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you so much. Well, congratulations, Oxana. And to the entire Class of 2009, congratulations to you. I don't know if anybody else will meet their future wife or husband in class like I did, but I'm sure that you're all going to ... More >>

Happy 4th of July

Monday, 6 July 2009, 9:27 am | Barack Obama

Hello and Happy Fourth of July, everybody. This weekend is a time to get together with family and friends, kick back, and enjoy a little time off. And I hope that's exactly what all of you do. But I also want to take a moment today to reflect on ... More >>

US President Barack Obama: A New Beginning

Friday, 5 June 2009, 2:27 pm | Barack Obama

Remarks by the President on Thursday at Egypt's Cairo University. I am honored to be in the timeless city of Cairo, and to be hosted by two remarkable institutions. For over a thousand years, Al-Azhar has stood as a beacon of Islamic learning, and ... More >>

Responsibly Ending The War In Iraq

Saturday, 28 February 2009, 11:48 am | Barack Obama

Good morning Marines. Good morning Camp Lejeune. Good morning Jacksonville. Thank you for that outstanding welcome. I want to thank Lieutenant General Hejlik for hosting me here today. More >>

Barack Obama Selects His National Security Team

Tuesday, 2 December 2008, 9:19 am | Barack Obama

With today's introduction of key members of the National Security Team, President-elect Barack Obama and Vice President-elect Joe Biden have now chosen nearly half of the cabinet, including the heads of the departments of State, Defense, Treasury, and ... More >>

Key Economic Team Members Announced Today

Tuesday, 25 November 2008, 12:45 pm | Barack Obama

Chicago -- President-elect Barack Obama and Vice President-elect Joe Biden officially announced key members of their economic team today, naming Timothy Geithner as Secretary of the Treasury and Lawrence Summers as Director of the National Economic Council. More >>

Climate Change and the Global Energy Crisis

Monday, 24 November 2008, 1:35 pm | Barack Obama

The Energy and Environment Policy Transition Team recently convened a meeting to discuss complex and challenging issues head-on. With advice from some of the most experienced voices in the field. More >>

Obama delivers message to the Olympic Committee

Monday, 24 November 2008, 1:31 pm | Barack Obama

Today, President-elect Barack Obama delivered a taped video message to the European Olympic Committee (EOC) XXXVII General Assembly meeting in Istanbul, Turkey, on behalf of the Chicago 2016 bid for the Olympic and Paralympic Games. More >>

Obama and Biden Announce Key White House Staff

Monday, 24 November 2008, 12:57 pm | Barack Obama

Washington – President-Elect Obama and Vice President-Elect Biden today announced the following White House staff: More >>

White House Communications Position Announced

Monday, 24 November 2008, 12:47 pm | Barack Obama

Washington – President-elect Barack Obama today announced the following White House staff: Ellen Moran, Director of Communications; Robert Gibbs, Press Secretary; and Dan Pfeiffer, Deputy Director of Communications. More >>

Transcript: Obama's Election Night Victory Speech

Thursday, 6 November 2008, 2:15 pm | Barack Obama

If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible, who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time, who still questions the power of our democracy, tonight is your answer. More >>

FLASHBACK: Obama Seeks To Prevent Election Fraud

Monday, 20 October 2008, 3:16 pm | Barack Obama

Tuesday, November 8, 2005: WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) Tuesday introduced legislation to protect Americans from using tactics that intimidate voters and prevent them from exercising their rights on Election Day. More >>

Obama; Moving Financial Legislation Forward

Thursday, 2 October 2008, 10:53 pm | Barack Obama

Chicago, IL -- "Yesterday, within the course of a few hours, the failure to pass the economic rescue plan in Washington led to the single largest decline of the stock market in two decades. More >>

Obama calls for immediate action

Thursday, 2 October 2008, 10:49 pm | Barack Obama

RENO — Sen. Barack Obama told a crowd that packed the quad at UNR on Tuesday it's time for Congress to put politics aside and pass legislation to fix the economic crisis. More >>

Transcript: Obama’s Speech ‘The American Promise’

Sunday, 31 August 2008, 2:45 pm | Barack Obama

Let me express my thanks to the historic slate of candidates who accompanied me on this journey, and especially the one who traveled the farthest - a champion for working Americans and an inspiration to my daughters and to yours -- Hillary Rodham Clinton. ... More >>





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