Coming Together to Find Solutions

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Hi, everybody. It's been a challenging couple weeks. The shootings in Minnesota and Baton Rouge; the protests; the targeting and murder of police officers in Dallas - it's left all…

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Standing Together to Stop the Violence

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Although I didn't know the five police officers who were killed, or the seven who were wounded in Dallas this week - I knew them. They were the folks I…

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Designating Stonewall National Monument

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Hi everybody. The story of America is a story of progress. It's written by ordinary people who put their shoulders to the wheel of history to make sure that the…

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Standing with Orlando

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It's been less than a week since the deadliest mass shooting in American history. And foremost in all of our minds has been the loss and the grief felt by…

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Remembering Our Fallen Heroes

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Hi, everybody. Right now, there are American troops serving in harm's way and standing sentry around the world. There are veterans who've served honorably in times of war and peace,…

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Expanding Overtime Pay

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Hi everybody. Last summer, I got a letter from a woman named Elizabeth Paredes from Tucson, Arizona. Elizabeth is the mom of a 3-year-old boy, and an assistant manager at…

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A Conversation About Addiction

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THE PRESIDENT: Hi, everybody. I've got a special guest with me this week - Macklemore. For those of you who don't share the same love[i] for hip-hop, he's a Grammy-winning…

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Happy Mother’s Day From President Obama

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Hello, everybody. In our house, everybody knows that President is only the third-most important job in the family. So this weekend, I'm going to take a little extra time to…

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It’s Time for the Senate To Do Its Job

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Hi, everybody. It's now been 45 days since I nominated Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court. Judge Garland is a man of experience, integrity, and unimpeachable qualifications. Judge Garland…

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Ensuring Our Free Market Works for Everyone

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Hello, everybody. One of America's greatest strengths is our free market. A thriving private sector is the lifeblood of our economy - it's how we create jobs, expand opportunities, and…

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Playing by the Same Rules

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Hi everybody. Over the past seven years, we haven't just been recovering from crisis, we've been rebuilding our economy on a new foundation for growth - growth that benefits everybody,…

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Securing the World from Nuclear Terrorism

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Hi, everybody. This week, I'm speaking to you from our Nuclear Security Summit. I welcomed more than 50 leaders from around the world to make sure we're working together to…

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Defeating ISIL

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This week, our hearts are with the people of Belgium, as terrorist attacks claimed the lives of more than thirty people. Yesterday, we learned that at least two Americans were…

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