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Commencement Address by the Vice President at the United States Naval Academy United States Naval Academy Annapolis, Maryland10:20 A.M. EDTTHE VICE PRESIDENT: I don't want to give the wrong speech here. (Laughter.) You already heard one, you don't need two.Folks, it’s an honor to be here.
The White House | 8 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 606, H.R. 651, H.R. 1075, H.R. 1191, S. 1124 On Friday, May 22, 2015, the President signed into law:H.R. 606, the “Don’t Tax Our Fallen Public Safety Heroes Act,”which excludes from gross income for Federal income tax purposes certain compensation from Federal or State programs rec
The White House | 9 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Statement by the Vice President in Support of the Solidarity Sabbath Initiative My friend and mentor, Congressman Tom Lantos, often said that “the veneer of civilization is paper-thin. We are its guardians, and we can never rest.” Recent attacks targeting Jews in Brussels, Paris, Copenhagen – and even here at home &
The White House | 11 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Remarks by the President on Jewish American Heritage Month Adas Israel Congregation Washington, D.C.10:57 A.M. EDTTHE PRESIDENT: Thank you so much. (Applause.) Thank you, everybody. (Applause.) Thank you. Well, good morning, everybody!AUDIENCE: Good morning!THE PRESIDENT:
The White House | 11 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Presidential Proclamation - National Hurricane Preparedness Week, 2015 NATIONAL HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS WEEK, 2015 - - - - - - - BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATIONHurricanes cause devastating and sometimes deadly damage, with violent winds and heavy rains destroying buildings,
The White House | 14 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Remarks by the Vice President at Center for American Progress Gala Andrew Mellon Auditorium Washington, D.C.8:01 P.M. EDTTHE VICE PRESIDENT: Well, if anyone needs a break, I think you all need a break. You sounded like you were having a great time before we walked out on this stage.And I want to thank you, Ma
The White House | 14 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Presidential Proclamation - Prayer for Peace, Memorial Day, 2015 PRAYER FOR PEACE, MEMORIAL DAY, 2015- - - - - - -BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICAA PROCLAMATIONOn Memorial Day, the United States pauses to honor the fallen heroes who died in service to our Nation. With heavy hearts and a sense of p
The White House | 14 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
President Obama Signs West Virginia Disaster Declaration The President today declared a major disaster exists in the State of West Virginia and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by the severe storms, flooding, landslides, and mudslides during the period of A
The White House | May 22, 2015 12:34 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 5/21/15 James S. Brady Press Briefing Room1:12 P.M. EDTMR. EARNEST: Good afternoon, everybody. Let me do a quick statement at the top, and then we’ll get going.It’s my understanding that the United States House of Representatives has
The White House | May 21, 2015 11:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Readout of Vice President Bidens Meeting with President Beji Caid Essebsi of Tunisia Vice President Biden hosted Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi for a meeting today at the Naval Observatory. The Vice President underscored the importance the United States places on ensuring that democracy succeeds in Tunisia. Vice President Biden and
The White House | May 21, 2015 11:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend