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“If you’re a strong man, you should not feel threatened by strong women.” —President Obama to 500 of Africa’s most promising young leaders at yesterday’s town hall for the Young African Leaders Initiative. #WomenSucceed #YALI2014
“If you’re a strong man, you should not feel threatened by strong women.” —President Obama: #WomenSucceed #YALI2014
"I applaud the overwhelming bipartisan confirmation of Bob McDonald as our next Secretary of @DeptVetAffairs" —Obama
Watch live: President Obama delivers a statement on the situation in Ukraine →
At 2:50pm ET, President Obama will deliver a statement on the situation in Ukraine. Watch →
Here to answer questions on our new report on the cost of waiting to deal with climate change:… #WhiteHouseClimateChat
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We can't afford to wait to #ActOnClimate. Ask @CEAChair your Q's on the impacts of delaying action w/ #WHClimateChat.
“We can’t forget the wonder we feel when we stand before an incredible work of art, or the world of memories we find unlocked with a simple movement or a single note.” —President Obama presenting the 2013 National Medal of Arts and the National Humanities Medal.
blog post on the Cost of Delaying Action to Stem Climate Change…; will answer your questions in 20 min #WHClimateChat
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.@LaborSec Perez gets a lesson in wind turbine safety at the Toledo Electrical Apprenticeship & Training facility
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Ask @CEAChair your Q's on climate change & the cost of inaction with #WHClimateChat. He'll answer some at 2:30pm ET:
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"After reading your letter, the President said, 'you know what, I want to meet this woman.'" —@PressSec:
At 2:30pm ET, join @CEAChair for a Q&A on climate change and the cost of inaction. Ask your Q's using #WHClimateChat:
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx spent last Friday with Jay Valentin, a UPS carrier from New Jersey who started driving when he was a single dad with a 4-year-old. Jay and his colleagues know that delivering packages on time to your doorstep or office means highways can’t be crumbling, choked w
Family-friendly policies would make our businesses more competitive and our workers more productive: @UpshotNYT
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"The President of the United States thought your letter was really good, and he wants to meet you." —@PressSec:
"People like you…who have written letters just like this…those are the people that the President's fighting for."
"We wish Muslims in the United States and around the world a blessed and joyous celebration." —Obama on #EidMubarak
"The great thing about being young is you are not bound by the past, and you can shape the future." —Obama: #YALI2014
Medicare is in better financial standing today thanks to the #ACA -- a win for seniors and American taxpayers.
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26 life skills for everyone #BornIn88—including getting affordable health insurance: #GetCovered #ACAWorks
Here's the graphic from today's briefing showing that Medicare is stronger due in no small part to #ACA.
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"We rely on them constantly. We need them. Like medicine, they help us live." —President Obama on the arts and humanities
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"Your accomplishments have enriched our lives." —Obama to recipients of the National Medals of Arts and Humanities:
"It’s been 200 years since Dolley Madison saved the portrait of George this room from an advancing British army." —Obama
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