Archives for July 2014

Email from Dan Pfeiffer on House Vote

The House of Representatives just took a vote -- and it wasn't to raise the minimum wage, put in place equal pay, create jobs, or reform our broken immigration system. Instead, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives just voted to sue the President for using his executive authority. … [Read more...]

G7 Leaders Statement on Ukraine

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 30, 2014 G-7 Leaders Statement on Ukraine We, the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, the President of the European Council, and the President of the European … [Read more...]

Reince Priebus at the 2014 National Urban League Convention

Last week, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus addressed the National Urban League’s annual conference in Cincinnati. Watch highlights from his speech. … [Read more...]

Obama Gets Emotional Over Malia Going to College

By: Darlene Superville, AP WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is practically weepy at the thought of his daughter Malia going off to college, a milestone many months away that is already on his mind. Malia barely reached up to her father's shoulders when they moved to the White House nearly … [Read more...]

African Young Leadership and Investment

By: April Ryan, AURN | President Obama, is looking to help raise up the next generation of leaders on the continent of Africa since the loss of leader and Icon Nelson Mandela, the former President of South Africa. 500 young African leaders are participating in a program to expand … [Read more...]

President’s Video Teleconference with PM Cameron, President Hollande Chancellor Merkel, and PM Renzi

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 28, 2014 Readout of the President’s Video Teleconference with Prime Minister Cameron of the United Kingdom, President Hollande of France, Chancellor Merkel of Germany, and Prime Minister Renzi of Italy President … [Read more...]

Is Joe Biden Getting the Respect He Deserves?

Source: Vice President Joe Biden is the president’s go-to guy on foreign crises and reaching out to Congress, but is he getting the respect he deserves? … [Read more...]

Plan Emerging in House for Border Crisis

Source: Republicans in Congress appear to be moving toward a plan that would spend less than $1 billion to address the border crisis. Michael Steele, April Ryan and Evan McMorris-Santoro discuss with Steve Kornacki. … [Read more...]

Convention Season: The Black Vote Sweet Spot

By: April Ryan, | AURN It's convention season, and politicos and politicians are making their rounds. The practice is continuing of  courting specific groups and the black vote during an election year, particularly in the ramp up to Presidential election.  Reince Prebius is set … [Read more...]

Tatum to Leave Spelman, WH Advisory Board

By: April Ryan, | AURN The President of Spelman College, Beverly Daniel Tatum, Ph.D., has determined it is time to move on, but not before finishing up her work at the Atlanta women's college and as an advisory board member of the White House Initiative on  HBCU's. April Ryan … [Read more...]