Statement by the President on the Results of the Scottish Referendum

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THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 19, 2014 Statement by the President on the Results of the Scottish Referendum We welcome the result of yesterday’s referendum on Scottish independence and congratulate the people of Scotland for their full … [Read more...]

Obama lends voice to DNC’s first ads of 2014

US President Barack Obama makes his way across the South Lawn upon return to the White House on September 12, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama was in Baltimore, Maryland to visit Fort McHenry and to attend a fundraiser. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

By: Philip Elliott, AP WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is lending his voice to national radio ads by the Democratic National Committee, seeking to motivate African-American, female and other voters who tend to sit out midterm elections. The first ads, aimed at African Americans, started … [Read more...]

US Continues Aid for Ebola Outbreak

Medical supplies bound for West Africa to combat Ebola prepared for shipment at Project C.U.R.E., in Centennial, CO, 9/9/2014. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Source: AURN Washington -- President Obama considers the fight against Ebola in Africa a top public health issue. With that information, more help from the United States to counter the deadly disease could be on the way. U.S. Democratic Senator Chris Coons-D/DE is calling for more aid. … [Read more...]

Treasury Secretary Lew: Additions Sanctions Against Russia’s

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STATEMENT BY TREASURY SECRETARY JACOB J. LEW ON ADDITIONAL SANCTIONS WITHIN RUSSIA’S FINANCIAL SERVICES, DEFENSE OR RELATED MATERIEL, AND ENERGY SERVICES SECTORS “Given Russia’s direct military intervention and blatant efforts to destabilize Ukraine, we have deepened our sanctions against Russia … [Read more...]

Statement by the President on the Death of David Haines

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THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 13, 2014 Statement by the President on the Death of David Haines The United States strongly condemns the barbaric murder of UK citizen David Haines by the terrorist group ISIL. Our hearts go out to the family of … [Read more...]

Remembering 9-11

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By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com | AURN 13 years ago, three planes were used as missiles by terrorist to strike the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon, and a fourth plane crashed as a result of the heroic efforts by passengers to disarm the hijackers. As a nation we remember, and those … [Read more...]

President Obama’s Address to the Nation on ISIL

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THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary September 10, 2014 Remarks of President Barack Obama Address to the Nation September 10, 2014 Washington, D.C. As Prepared for Delivery My fellow Americans – tonight, I want to speak to you about what the United States will do with our … [Read more...]

WH Comments on Ray Rice Termination

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By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com | AURN From a White House Official: Josh Earnest was asked at the briefing today about the President’s reaction to the announcement that the Baltimore Ravens have terminated the contract of Ray Rice.   Since the news broke during the briefing, he had not had an … [Read more...]

Chuck Todd’s Full Interview with President Obama

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NBC News' Chuck Todd interviews President Barack Obama on the Sunday, September 7th airing of "Meet the Press." … [Read more...]

Statement by Secretary Johnson on UK Decision to Raise Threat Level

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Today, the United Kingdom raised the domestic threat level from international terrorism from “Substantial” to “Severe,” related to developments in Syria and Iraq. I have spoken to U.K. Home Secretary Theresa May about these changes. At present, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the FBI … [Read more...]