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President Obama’s Weekly Address: Rebuilding and Recovering After Sandy

President Obama’s Weekly Address: Rebuilding and Recovering After Sandy

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — In this week’s address, President Obama speaks about the devastation he witnessed while touring New Jersey with Gov. Chris Christie in the wake of superstore sandy.”This weekend, millions of our fellow Americ…

Obama’s Address: New Wall Street Reforms Help Provide Financial Protection for Americans

Obama’s Address: New Wall Street Reforms Help Provide Financial Protection for Americans

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — With less than two weeks left until Election Day, the economy is what weighs heavily on the minds of many voters. President Obama uses his address this week to highlight the passage of Wall Street…

Obama’s Address: New Wall Street Reforms Help Provide Financial Protection for Americans

Obama’s Address: New Wall Street Reforms Help Provide Financial Protection for Americans

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — With less than two weeks left until Election Day, the economy is what weighs heavily on the minds of many voters. President Obama uses his address this week to highlight the passage of Wall Street…

Obama’s Address: New Wall Street Reforms Help Provide Financial Protection for Americans

Obama’s Address: New Wall Street Reforms Help Provide Financial Protection for Americans

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — With less than two weeks left until Election Day, the economy is what weighs heavily on the minds of many voters. President Obama uses his address this week to highlight the passage of Wall Street…

Obama’s Weekly Address: Urging GOP Lawmakers to Help Homeowners

Obama’s Weekly Address: Urging GOP Lawmakers to Help Homeowners

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — President Obama uses his weekly address to tout his efforts to revive the housing industry, casting himself as a take-charge president and slamming Republicans for standing in the way of additiona…

Obama’s Weekly Address: One Million American Jobs Saved and a Stronger American Auto Industry

Obama’s Weekly Address: One Million American Jobs Saved and a Stronger American Auto Industry

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — President Obama discusses his decision to rescue the American auto industry from collapse and save more than one million American jobs in his weekly address.  “Just a few years ago, the…

Obama’s Weekly Address: GOP Lawmakers Need to Act to ‘Keep America Moving Forward’

Obama’s Weekly Address: GOP Lawmakers Need to Act to ‘Keep America Moving Forward’

White House Photo, Chuck Kennedy(WASHINGTON) — On the heels of Friday’s positive jobs report, President Obama says the economy is “moving forward again” but that Republicans in Congress are standing in the way of further growth and n…

Obama’s Weekly Address: Urging GOP Lawmakers to Help Homeowners

Obama’s Weekly Address: Urging GOP Lawmakers to Help Homeowners

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — Four years after the economic crisis threatened to destroy the American economy, the president is urging Republican lawmakers to help homeowners who were unfairly disadvantaged by the housing cris…

Obama’s Weekly Address: Slams House GOP Over Unfinished Business

Obama’s Weekly Address: Slams House GOP Over Unfinished Business

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — President Obama is blasting lawmakers for leaving Washington for a six-week recess ahead of the November election without acting on his proposals to boost job creation and jumpstart the economy.&n…

Obama’s Weekly Address: Slams House GOP Over Unfinished Business

Obama’s Weekly Address: Slams House GOP Over Unfinished Business

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — President Obama is blasting lawmakers for leaving Washington for a six-week recess ahead of the November election without acting on his proposals to boost job creation and jumpstart the economy.&n…

Obama’s Address: Honoring the Victims of the Libya Attack

Obama’s Address: Honoring the Victims of the Libya Attack

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — In his weekly address, President Obama pays tribute to the four Americans killed in Libya, saying they “represented the very best of our country.””Without people like them, America could not susta…

Obama’s Weekly Address: Marking the 11th Anniversary of 9/11

Obama’s Weekly Address: Marking the 11th Anniversary of 9/11

Joshua Roberts-Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — As the nation prepares to mark the eleventh anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, President Obama is reflecting on “just how far we’ve come as a nation” and highlighting his administration&rs…

Obama’s Weekly Address: Marking the Anniversary of the End of the Iraq War

Obama’s Weekly Address: Marking the Anniversary of the End of the Iraq War

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(FORT BLISS, Texas) — Two years after he ended the combat mission in Iraq, President Obama is touting his plan to bring troops home from Afghanistan, saying it’s time to “do some nation-building here at home.&rdqu…

Obama’s Weekly Address: Setting the Record Straight on Medicare

Obama’s Weekly Address: Setting the Record Straight on Medicare

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — President Obama is defending his Medicare reforms against Republican attacks, saying he would strengthen and preserve the program while his opponents would “effectively end Medicare as we kn…

Obama’s Weekly Address: Setting the Record Straight on Medicare

Obama’s Weekly Address: Setting the Record Straight on Medicare

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — President Obama is defending his Medicare reforms against Republican attacks, saying he would strengthen and preserve the program while his opponents would “effectively end Medicare as we kn…

Obama’s Weekly Address: Setting the Record Straight on Medicare

Obama’s Weekly Address: Setting the Record Straight on Medicare

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — President Obama is defending his Medicare reforms against Republican attacks, saying he would strengthen and preserve the program while his opponents would “effectively end Medicare as we kn…

Obama’s Address: Urging Congress to Back Plan to Hire Teachers

Obama’s Address: Urging Congress to Back Plan to Hire Teachers

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — With students heading back to school, President Obama is alleges that  Republicans want to cut education funding to give tax breaks to the wealthy, saying their economic plan “undercuts…

Obama’s Weekly Address: ‘All-Hands-on-Deck’ to Combat Drought

Obama’s Weekly Address: ‘All-Hands-on-Deck’ to Combat Drought

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — With the country being hit by one of the worst droughts in more than 50 years, President Obama uses his weekly address to highlight the dry spell’s impact and the steps he’s taking to respond. &nb…

Obama’s Weekly Address: Olympians ‘Unconquerable’ American Spirit

Obama’s Weekly Address: Olympians ‘Unconquerable’ American Spirit

President Barack Obama talks on the phone with members of the U.S. Olympic women’s gymnastics team from Air Force One on Aug. 1. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)(WASHINGTON) — President Obama sidestepped politics in his weekly address Saturd…

Obama’s Address: Urging the House to Do ‘What’s Right’ for Middle Class

Obama’s Address: Urging the House to Do ‘What’s Right’ for Middle Class

White House Photo, Lawrence Jackson(WASHINGTON) — President Obama is using his weekly address to once again urge House Republicans to do “what’s right” and pass middle-class tax cuts, saying their insistence on tax breaks for the wea…

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