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Critics of the Iran deal are gathering in Washington

Wednesday, 9 September 2015, 9:18 am | The White House

This week, critics of the Iran deal -- including Former Vice President Dick Cheney -- are gathering in Washington More >>

From the White House: The Iran deal

Wednesday, 15 July 2015, 7:51 am | The White House

Today, after two years of negotiations, the United States -- together with our international partners -- has achieved what decades of animosity has not: More >>

New Horizons Reaches Pluto

Wednesday, 15 July 2015, 7:40 am | The White House

This morning, the United States became the first country to reach Pluto -- and the first country to explore the entire classical solar system: Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto. More >>

Happy Earth Day: Here's what you said you're fighting for

Thursday, 23 April 2015, 11:47 am | The White House

President Obama celebrated the 45th-annual Earth Day by spending the afternoon exploring the Everglades in southern Florida. As a 1.5-million-acre wetland ecosystem, the Everglades is home to more than 350 species of birds, both alligators and crocodiles, ... More >>

Obama : Preventing Iran From Acquiring A Nuclear Weapon

Friday, 3 April 2015, 10:08 pm | The White House

Today, the United States, together with our allies and partners, reached a historic understanding with Iran. If fully implemented, this framework will prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon, making our nation, our allies, and our world safer. More >>

A Note From the US President on Net Neutrality

Friday, 27 February 2015, 9:39 am | The White House

The FCC just voted in favor of a strong net neutrality rule to keep the Internet open and free. More >>

Here's what the President sent Congress yesterday:

Friday, 13 February 2015, 12:15 pm | The White House

Yesterday, President Obama transmitted to Congress a proposed authorization for the use of military force, or AUMF, against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, also known as ISIL. More >>

President Obama’s State of the Union Address

Wednesday, 21 January 2015, 3:01 pm | The White House

There is a ritual on State of the Union night in Washington. A little before the address, the White House sends out an embargoed copy of the President’s speech to the press (embargoed means that the press can see the speech, but they can’t ... More >>

Statement by the President on the Attack in France

Thursday, 8 January 2015, 8:47 am | The White House

I strongly condemn the horrific shooting at the offices of Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris that has reportedly killed 12 people. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of this terrorist attack and the people of France at this difficult time. ... More >>

The U.S. and Cuba

Friday, 19 December 2014, 3:29 pm | The White House

Yesterday, after more than 50 years, we began to change America's relationship with the people of Cuba. More >>

FACT SHEET: Charting a New Course on Cuba

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 9:44 am | The White House

Today, the United States is taking historic steps to chart a new course in our relations with Cuba and to further engage and empower the Cuban people. We are separated by 90 miles of water, but brought together through the relationships between the two ... More >>

The White House: Following through after Ferguson

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 1:12 pm | The White House

Following Michael Brown's tragic death, millions of people across the nation and around the world have focused their attention on unfolding events in Ferguson, both grieving together and making their voices heard. More >>

What the U.S. And China Announced Last Night

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 1:29 pm | The White House

Last night, President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping jointly announced crucial new actions to protect our climate. And because of American leadership, China is making critical new commitments. More >>

Trans-Pacific Partnership Leaders’ Statement

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 12:52 pm | The White House

We, the Leaders of Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, United States, and Vietnam, welcome the significant progress in recent months, as reported to us by our Ministers, that sets the stage ... More >>

Compilation of Presidential remarks, TPP Leaders Statement

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 12:51 pm | The White House

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Thank you so much. Xiàwǔ hǎo. (Applause.) Thank you, Andrew, for that introduction. I have had the pleasure of getting to know Andrew very well these past few years. We have worked him hard –- he helped my administration with ... More >>

An Ebola update from an NIH medical expert

Sunday, 26 October 2014, 10:47 am | The White House

Dr. Anthony Fauci, infectious disease chief at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), recently sat down to share an update on Ebola. He spoke about the measures the Administration is taking to respond to Ebola cases at home, while containing ... More >>

Ebola: What You Need to Know

Friday, 17 October 2014, 3:35 pm | The White House

At a time when Ebola is all over the news and it's easy for misinformation to get interpreted as truth, make sure you have the clear-cut facts. More >>

President Obama Congratulates Key

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 9:31 am | The White House

The President called Prime Minister Key late last evening to congratulate him on his third electoral victory. More >>

President Obama Signs American Samoa Disaster Declaration

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 3:07 pm | The White House

The President today declared a major disaster exists in the Territory of American Samoa and ordered federal aid to supplement territory and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms, flooding, and landslides during the period ... More >>

Statement by the President on ISIL

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 3:03 pm | The White House

My fellow Americans, tonight I want to speak to you about what the United States will do with our friends and allies to degrade and ultimately destroy the terrorist group known as ISIL. More >>