President Obama’s Weekly Address: It’s Time to Get Covered on the Health Insurance Marketplace

President Obama’s Weekly Address: It’s Time to Get Covered on the Health Insurance Marketplace

Washington, DC…Hi, everybody. It’s the most wonderful time of the year — and not just because it’s the holiday season, but because it’s also open enrollment season over at HealthCare.gov. That was a dad joke, I know. But this weekend, I hope you’ll take a moment to do something really important for yourself and your […]

President-Elect Donald J. Trump Intends To Nominate General James Mattis As Secretary Of The United States Department Of Defense

President-Elect Donald J. Trump Intends To Nominate General James Mattis As Secretary Of The United States Department Of Defense

New York, NY… President-elect Donald J. Trump today announced his intent to nominate General James Mattis, retired U.S. Marine Corps four-star general, to serve as Secretary of the United States Department of Defense. Among the most decorated and legendary leaders in our country, Gen. Mattis has spent his life defending America in numerous theaters of […]

December 7th, 1941 “A Day Which Will Live In Infamy” FDR’s Speech On Pearl Harbor Attack

December 7th, 1941 “A Day Which Will Live In Infamy” FDR’s Speech On Pearl Harbor Attack

Washington, DC…75 Years Ago today the Japanese Fleet conducted a surprise attack on our naval base in Pearl Harbor. In the attack which drew us into World War II, 2,403 Americans were killed and 1,178 others were wounded. Following is the full text of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s speech as delivered on December 8th. “Yesterday, […]

The President On Deadly Oakland Fire

The President On Deadly Oakland Fire

Washington, DC…Today our prayers go out to the people of Oakland, California in the aftermath of this weekend’s deadly warehouse fire – one of the worst fires in the state’s history. While we still don’t know the full toll of this disaster, we do know that an American community has been devastated, and many people […]

The President Implores Congress To Pass the 21st Century Cures Act

The President Implores Congress To Pass the 21st Century Cures Act

Washington, DC…Hi, everybody. On the first day of my administration, I promised to restore science to its rightful place. I told you we would unleash American innovation and technology to tackle the health challenges of our time. Over the last eight years, we’ve delivered on that promise in many ways, both big and small — […]

100 Nonprofits Rally At State Capitol To Promote Colorado Gives Day

100 Nonprofits Rally At State Capitol To Promote Colorado Gives Day

Denver, CO…There was a drumline, there were costumes, there was a proclamation from the governor, and – most important of all – there was the contagious optimism you only find when you gather a large group of nonprofits. On November 29, 2016, hundreds of nonprofit representatives turned out at the Colorado State Capitol to rally […]

President-Elect Donald J. Trump Intends To Nominate Congressman Tom Price & Seema Verma

President-Elect Donald J. Trump Intends To Nominate Congressman Tom Price & Seema Verma

New York, NY… President-elect Donald J. Trump today announced his intent to nominate Chairman of the House Budget Committee Congressman Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06) as Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services and Seema Verma as Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. “Chairman Price, a renowned physician, has […]

Cuban Dictator Fidel Castro 1926 – 2016

Cuban Dictator Fidel Castro 1926 – 2016

Havana, Cuba…Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz, August 13, 1926 – November 25, 2016) was a Cuban politician and revolutionary who governed the Republic of Cuba as Prime Minister from 1959 to 1976 and then as President from 1976 to 2008. Politically a Marxist–Leninist and Cuban nationalist, he also served as the First Secretary of the Communist […]

Weekly Address: Coming Together On Thanksgiving

Weekly Address: Coming Together On Thanksgiving

Washington, DC…In this week’s address, President Obama wished the American people a happy Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving reminds us that no matter our differences, we are still one people, part of something bigger than ourselves. Because what makes us American are the ideals to which we pledge our allegiance. And it’s about our ability to live up […]

First Lady Michelle Obama Welcomes The Official White House Christmas Tree To The White House

First Lady Michelle Obama Welcomes The Official White House Christmas Tree To The White House

Washington, DC…This morning the First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed the Official White House Christmas to The White House for the very last time. This year’s Christmas Tree, which will be on display in the Blue Room, is a 19 foot Douglas Fir donated by a tree farm in Pennsylvania. The tree was presented to Mrs. […]

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