INNOVATION IS THE PRESIDENTS THEME THIS WEEK

President Obama travels to Philadelphia mid-week all in efforts to spur economic growth and create jobs in the bad economy.  Philadelphia currently faces a 12 percent unemployment rate.  Pennsylvania Congressman Chaka Fattah welcomes the Obama plan, he feels will help his residents in the areas of … [Read more...]

CONCERNS OVER EGYPT: RESPECT HUMAN RIGHTS

Egyptian TV said that over 3,200 people had been detained following widespread demonstrations and looting in major cities across Egypt over the past week.     The State Department is prepared to evacuate thousands of U.S. citizens from Egypt on chartered planes, but it is relying largely on … [Read more...]

JAY CARNEY NAMED NEW WHITE HOUSE PRESS SECRETARY, FAREWELL TO ROBERT GIBBS

POLITICO By AMIE PARNES & KARIN TANABE | 1/27/11 4:37 PM EST Updated: 1/27/11 6:22 PM EST Though he is stepping away from the podium, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs has certainly made his mark during his two-year tenure as the White House mouthpiece. (Gibbs will be replaced by Jay … [Read more...]

STATE OF THE UNION LIVE

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TWO YEARS AND LOOKING FORWARD

  It has been two years for the Obama's in the White House. Last week, First Lady Michelle Obama surprised White House tour visitors and greeted them as part of the Two year anniversary.   Meanwhile, it is expected the Obama campaign will soon file with the FEC to begin their second … [Read more...]

LOST IN TRANSLATION

   By ERICA WERNER, Associated Press Erica Werner, Associated Press WASHINGTON - Translation mix-ups led to some confusion at Wednesday's White House news conference with President Barack Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao.   Obama initially thought his responses were being translated … [Read more...]

PRESIDENT OBAMA’S WEEKLY ADDRESS

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RUSSIAN WHITE HOUSE REPORTER QUESTIONS AMERICAN FREEDOMS AFTER ARIZONA SHOOTING

ROBERT GIBBS ANSWERS RUSSIAN REPORTERS QUESTIONS ON AMERICAN FREEDOMS IN THE WAKE OF THE ARIZONA SHOOTING     Thursday's White House press briefing, produced something never seen or heard before.   ITAR-TASS Russian correspondent Andrei Sitov questioned White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs … [Read more...]

A TRIBUTE TO THE WOUNDED AND FALLEN IN ARIZONA

      By JULIE PACE and BEN FELLER, Associated Press Julie Pace And Ben Feller, Associated Press - Wed Jan 12,   TUCSON, Ariz. - President Barack Obama flew to Arizona Wednesday and headed straight to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' bedside to pay his respects to the wounded lawmaker as he sought to … [Read more...]

OBAMA IS SEEKING RIGHT TIME, TONE FOR SPEECH

By Anne E. Kornblut and Scott Wilson Washington Post Staff Writers Tuesday, January 11, 2011; A09  In the aftermath of the Arizona shootings, President Obama ordered that American flags be flown at half-staff and called for a national moment of silence, which he and first lady Michelle Obama … [Read more...]