Merry Christmas from the President and First Lady

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THE PRESIDENT: Merry Christmas, everybody! This is one of our favorite times of the year in the Obama household, filled with family and friends, warmth and good cheer. That's even…

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Top 10 Things that Happened in 2015

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Hi, everybody. It's the most wonderful time of the year. Not just for spreading holiday cheer - but also for list makers. You've got wish lists; Santa's list; and of…

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Standing Strong in the Face of Terrorism

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Hello, everybody. This week, Americans across our country have shown what it means to be strong in the face of terrorism. In San Bernardino, even as the community continues to…

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We Will Not Be Terrorized

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Hi, everybody. This weekend, our hearts are with the people of San Bernardino - another American community shattered by unspeakable violence. We salute the first responders - the police, the…

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In the Face of Terror, We Stand as One

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Good morning everyone. This past week we've seen the best and the worst of humanity. The heinous terrorist attacks in Paris and Beirut, in Iraq and Nigeria. They showed us…

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Giving Veterans their Chance

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Hi, everybody. This week, America came together to salute our veterans - to express our appreciation to all who served so that we might live free. But our gratitude should…

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If You Haven’t Gotten Covered, Now’s Your Chance

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Hi, everybody. For decades, too many working Americans went without the security of health insurance -- and their financial well-being suffered because of it. We've begun to change that. As…

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Protecting our Planet for Future Generations

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Hi, everybody. Our country is home to some of the most beautiful God-given landscapes in the world. We're blessed with natural treasures - from the Grand Tetons to the Grand…

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Working for Meaningful Criminal Justice Reform

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Hi, everybody. Thirty years ago, there were 500,000 people behind bars in America. Today, there are 2.2 million. The United States is home to 5 percent of the world's population,…

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Writing the Rules for a Global Economy

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Hi, everybody. This week, after five years of effort with eleven other nations, we reached agreement on a new trade deal that promotes American values and protects American workers. There's…

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Dispose of Your Expired and Unwanted Prescription Drugs

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Hi, everybody. Today, September 26th, is "National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day." It's a day where you can safely, conveniently, and responsibly dispose of expired and unwanted prescription drugs at collection…

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A New College Scorecard

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Hi, everybody. Next week marks seven years since a financial crisis on Wall Street that would usher in some hard years for working families on Main Street. Soon after that,…

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This Labor Day, Lets Talk About the Budget

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Hello, everybody. I hope most of you are gearing up for a long weekend with family and friends - maybe some barbeques, road trips, or fantasy drafts. But I wanted…

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Continuing Work to Improve Community Policing

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Hi everybody. It's now been a year since the tragic death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. His death - along with the events in Cleveland, Staten Island, Baltimore, Cincinnati,…

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