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President Obama’s 2014 State of the Union Address – Full Text

THE PRESIDENT’S STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS Opportunity for All: Key Executive Actions the President Will Take in 2014 The President’s top priority remains ensuring middle class Americans feel secure in their jobs, homes and budgets. To build real, lasting economic security the President will work with Congress and act on his own to expand opportunity for all so that every American can get ahead and have a shot at [...]

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President Obama's 2014 State of the Union Address – Full Text

THE PRESIDENT’S STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS Opportunity for All: Key Executive Actions the President Will Take in 2014 The President’s top priority remains ensuring middle class Americans feel secure in their jobs, homes and budgets. To build real, lasting economic security the President will work with Congress and act on his own to expand opportunity for all so that every American can get ahead and have a shot at [...]

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Obama: NSA is a High Tech Paul Revere – Speech, Fact Sheet

Remarks of President Barack Obama Results of our Signals Intelligence Review January 17, 2014 As Prepared for Delivery – At the dawn of our Republic, a small, secret surveillance committee borne out of the “The Sons of Liberty” was established in Boston. The group’s members included Paul Revere, and at night they would patrol the streets, reporting back any signs that the British were preparing raids against America’s early Patriots. [...]

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Pres. Obama’s Statement on the Death of Nelson Mandela

STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT ON THE DEATH OF NELSON MANDELA James S. Brady Press Briefing Room THE PRESIDENT: At his trial in 1964, Nelson Mandela closed his statement from the dock saying, “I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is [...]

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Full Text President al-Assad interview with Fox News

Syria’s president Bashar al-Assad granted a rare exclusive interview to FOX News which was broadcast, uninterrupted on FOX News Channel at 6:30 pm ET. During the interview Assad appeared intelligent, gave complete answers, and even admitted that he had chemical weapons. He even called America the greatest country on earth. Syrian President Bashar Assad, in an exclusive interview with Fox News, claimed he is fully committed to carrying out a [...]

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Obama’s Speech on 50th Anniversary of March on Washington

Remarks by the President at the “Let Freedom Ring” Ceremony Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington Lincoln Memorial 3:07 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  To the King family, who have sacrificed and inspired so much; to President Clinton; President Carter; Vice President Biden and Jill; fellow Americans. Five decades ago today, Americans came to this honored place to lay claim to a promise made at our founding:  “We [...]

President Obama remarks on Trayvon Martin

President Obama remarks on Trayvon Martin

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON TRAYVON MARTIN THE PRESIDENT: I wanted to come out here, first of all, to tell you that Jay is prepared for all your questions and is very much looking forward to the session. The second thing is I want to let you know that over the next couple of weeks, there’s going to obviously be a whole range of issues — immigration, economics, et cetera [...]

Transcript: White House Press Briefing – IRS – DOJ – Benghazi May 14, 2013

Transcript: White House Press Briefing – IRS – DOJ – Benghazi May 14, 2013

THE WHITE HOUSE PRESS BRIEFING BY PRESS SECRETARY JAY CARNEY (transcript)  May 14, 2013 MR. CARNEY:  Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen.  Thank you for being here.  I appreciate your attendance.  And I have no announcements to make at the top, so I’ll go straight to the Associated Press.      Q    Thanks, Jay.  For fear of stating the obvious, the White House right now is confronting a confluence of issues — [...]

Not One Word on Benghazi – White House Press Gaggle on Air Force One

Not One Word on Benghazi – White House Press Gaggle on Air Force One

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary May 9, 2013 PRESS GAGGLE BY PRESS SECRETARY JAY CARNEY AND ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER TODD PARK Aboard Air Force One  En Route Austin, Texas **Please see below for a follow up – marked with asterisks – to a question posed during the gaggle.      MR. CARNEY:  Good morning, everyone.  Thanks for being with us.  I have with [...]

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Today is the National Day of Prayer – Pray for America!

You want me to pray for Who? You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,that you may be children of your Father in heaven. – Matthew 5:43-45 After the last elections, our vice-chairman, John Bornschein, wrote a poignant article, addressing the state of our culture, and just how wide the [...]

President Obama: The NRA and it’s Allies Willfully Lied

President Obama: The NRA and it’s Allies Willfully Lied

President Obama:  The NRA and it’s Allies Willfully Lied – Full Text of the Presidents speech following failure of Gun Control Measures in the United States Senate THE PRESIDENT:  A few months ago, in response to too many tragedies — including the shootings of a United States Congresswoman, Gabby Giffords, who’s here today, and the murder of 20 innocent schoolchildren and their teachers –- this country took up the cause [...]

President Obama’s Statement  on Boston Marathon Bombing

President Obama’s Statement on Boston Marathon Bombing

STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT James S. Brady Press Briefing Room THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, everybody. Earlier today, I was briefed by my homeland security team on the events in Boston. We’re continuing to monitor and respond to the situation as it unfolds. And I’ve directed the full resources of the federal government to help state and local authorities protect our people, increase security around the United States as necessary, and [...]

Transcript: President Obama Speech on Gun Control – April 8, 2013

Transcript: President Obama Speech on Gun Control – April 8, 2013

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON REDUCING GUN VIOLENCE University of Hartford Hartford, Connecticut THE PRESIDENT:  Hello, Connecticut.  (Applause.)  Thank you.  Well, thank you so much, everybody.  Let me begin by thanking Nicole, and Ian, for your brave words.  (Applause.)  I want to thank them and all the Newtown families who have come here today, including your First Selectman, Pat Llodra.  (Applause.)  Nobody could be more eloquent than Nicole and the [...]

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President Obama’s Speech to the People of Israel – Transcript

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT TO THE PEOPLE OF ISRAEL Jerusalem International Convention Center Jerusalem THE PRESIDENT: Thank you. (Applause.) Thank you so much. Well, it is a great honor to be with you here in Jerusalem, and I’m so grateful for the welcome that I’ve received from the people of Israel. Thank you. (Applause.) I bring with me the support of the American people — (applause) — and the friendship [...]

President Obama and PM Netanyahu Joint Press Conference – Full Text

President Obama and PM Netanyahu Joint Press Conference – Full Text

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary REMARKS BY PRESIDENT OBAMA AND PRIME MINISTER NETANYAHU OF ISRAEL IN JOINT PRESS CONFERENCE Prime Minister’s Residence Jerusalem PRIME MINISTER NETANYAHU: Mr. President, Barack, it’s a great pleasure for me to host you here in Jerusalem. You’ve graciously hosted me many times in Washington, so I’m very pleased to have this opportunity to reciprocate. I hope that the goodwill and warmth of [...]