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News from the White House: President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union Address

President Barack Obama gave the 2015 State of the Union speech earlier this evening. Now you can watch the video, presentation, and read and translate his remarks. After you review these resources, you’re encouraged to share your constructive thoughts in the comments section below. The 2015 Enhanced State of the Union from White House President […]

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News from the White House: Remarks by President Obama on Housing on January 8, 2015

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release January 08, 2015 Remarks by the President on Housing — Phoenix, AZ Central High School Phoenix, Arizona 11:06 A.M. MST THE PRESIDENT: Hello, Arizona! (Applause.) Hey! (Applause.) Happy New Year, Arizona. (Applause.) Go, Bobcats. (Applause.) AUDIENCE MEMBER: We love you! THE PRESIDENT: I love […]

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News from the White House: Statement by President Obama on the Attack in France

Statement by the President on the Attack in France I strongly condemn the horrific shooting at the offices of Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris that has reportedly killed 12 people. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of this terrorist attack and the people of France at this difficult time. France is America’s oldest […]

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News from the White House: President Obama’s Weekly Address: ” We Do Better When the Middle Class Does Better”

President Obama communicates weekly with his constituents, the American people, through his weekly address. In this week’s address, the President highlighted that six years after the Great Recession, thanks to the hard work of the American people and the President’s policies, our economy has come back further and faster than any other nation on Earth. […]

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Update on the Ebola Outbreak from President Obama

President Obama met with his Cabinet yesterday to discuss how the United States is preparing for the Ebola outbreak outside and inside the United States of America. Here is an official news release from the White House which identifies the steps taken to minimize risk of Ebola infection in the United States of America and […]

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News from the White House: Remarks by President Obama at 9/11 Memorial

Here is the video and text of the remarks made by President Barack Hussein Obama at the 9/11 Memorial on September 11th, 2014. September 11, 2014 Remarks by the President at 9/11 Memorial The Pentagon 9:45 A.M. EDT PRESIDENT OBAMA: Good morning. Scripture tells us, “We count as blessed those who have persevered.” Secretary Hagel, […]

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News from the White House: President Obama Presents on the ISIL Threat

Here is an e-mail sent by President Barack Hussein Obama on September 10th, 2014, after a speech he made on the ISIL threat to world peace. You’re encouraged to read it carefully and make a list of the words you find most difficult to understand. You’re encouraged to use our online English dictionary to look […]

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