Press Releases

Statement by the President on Republican Filibuster of Caitlin Halligan

Dec 07, 2011 04:48 EST
I am deeply disappointed that a minority of the United States Senate has blocked the no...

Statement by the Press Secretary on the Return of Ambassador Ford to Syria

Dec 07, 2011 04:48 EST
Ambassador Robert Ford returns to Damascus today with our full confidence and support. ...

Press Gaggle by Press Secretary Jay Carney, 12/6/2011

Dec 07, 2011 04:47 EST
Aboard Air Force One En Route Kansas City, Missouri

Statement by the President on Indonesia’s Ratification of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty

Dec 07, 2011 04:47 EST
The United States welcomes Indonesia’s ratification of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treat...

FACT SHEET: Working to Advance the Human Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Persons Globally

Dec 07, 2011 04:47 EST
“The struggle to end discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender per...

33 States, D.C., Submit Intents to Nominate Green Ribbon Schools

Dec 06, 2011 04:39 EST
The U.S. Department of Education announced today that 33 states and the District of Col...

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney, 12/5/11

Dec 06, 2011 04:32 EST
Location: James S. Brady Press Briefing Room

Presidential Nominations and Withdrawal Sent to the Senate

Dec 06, 2011 04:32 EST
NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE:Jonathan Don Farrar, of California, a Career Member of t...

Statements on the Departure of Phil Schiliro

Dec 06, 2011 04:32 EST
WASHINGTON, DC— The White House today released statements on the departure of Assistant...

Readout of the President's Meeting with College Presidents

Dec 06, 2011 04:32 EST
Earlier today, President Obama held a roundtable discussion on making college more affo...