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22 April

President Obama Signs Indiana Disaster Declaration
seen at 21:04, 22 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Gaggle by Press Secretary Jay Carney Aboard Air Force One En Route Oso, Washington, 4/22/2014
seen at 21:04, 22 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks to the Press by Vice President Joe Biden and Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk
seen at 21:04, 22 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by Vice President Joe Biden at a Meeting with Ukrainian Legislators
seen at 17:04, 22 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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21 April

Background Press Briefing on Vice President Biden's Trip to Ukraine
seen at 20:04, 21 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President and the First Lady at the Easter Egg Roll
seen at 18:04, 21 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: U.S. Crisis Support Package for Ukraine
seen at 17:04, 21 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by the Press Secretary Jay Carney, 4/21/14
seen at 00:04, 21 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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19 April

Weekly Address: President Obama Offers Easter and Passover Greetings
seen at 12:04, 19 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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18 April

Statement by the Press Secretary on S. 2195
seen at 22:04, 18 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President
seen at 22:04, 18 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on Easter Weekend
seen at 22:04, 18 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts
seen at 22:04, 18 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at Presentation of the Commander-in-Chief Trophy to the U.S. Naval Academy
seen at 21:04, 18 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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White House Announces 2014 Spring Garden Events
seen at 19:04, 18 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President's Meeting with Leaders from the American Legion
seen at 17:04, 18 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney, Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications Ben Rhodes, and National Security Advisor Susan Rice, 4/18/2014
seen at 17:04, 18 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President’s Call with Prime Minister Robert Fico of Slovakia
seen at 17:04, 18 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the First Lady at Discussion with High School and College Students
seen at 14:04, 18 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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17 April

FACT SHEET: Affordable Care Act by the Numbers
seen at 22:04, 17 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with Chancellor Merkel of Germany
seen at 22:04, 17 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on the Tragic Ferry Sinking Off the Coast of the Republic of Korea
seen at 19:04, 17 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Signs Montana Disaster Declaration
seen at 19:04, 17 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President Welcoming the Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride
seen at 18:04, 17 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with Prime Minister Cameron of United Kingdom
seen at 17:04, 17 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President’s Call with President Rosen Plevneliev of Bulgaria
seen at 17:04, 17 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Conference by the President, 4/17/14
seen at 17:04, 17 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Building on Progress – Supporting Solar Deployment and Jobs
seen at 17:04, 17 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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First Lady Michelle Obama to Address 2014 Graduating Seniors
seen at 17:04, 17 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the First Lady at Discussion with High School and College Students
seen at 08:04, 17 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on the Passing of Nobel Laureate Gabriel García Marquez
seen at 00:04, 17 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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16 April

Press Gaggle by Press Secretary Jay Carney en route Pittsburgh, PA, 4/16/2014
seen at 22:04, 16 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President
seen at 18:04, 16 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President and the Vice President on Skills Training
seen at 17:04, 16 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET - American Job Training Investments: Skills and Jobs to Build a Stronger Middle Class
seen at 17:04, 16 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Lisa O. Monaco
seen at 17:04, 16 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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15 April

Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of Djiboutian President Ismail Omar Guelleh
seen at 22:04, 15 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama to Award Medal of Honor
seen at 22:04, 15 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on S. 404
seen at 20:04, 15 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Meeting with Faith Leaders on Commonsense Immigration Reform
seen at 19:04, 15 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Grants Commutation
seen at 18:04, 15 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President's Calls with University of Connecticut Basketball Coaches Kevin Ollie and Geno Auriemma
seen at 17:04, 15 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney, 4/15/2014
seen at 17:04, 15 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President
seen at 17:04, 15 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney, 4/14/2014
seen at 08:04, 15 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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14 April

Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of President Jose Mujica Cordano of Uruguay
seen at 22:04, 14 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Vice President Biden to Travel to Brazil for the FIFA World Cup
seen at 22:04, 14 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with President Hollande of France
seen at 22:04, 14 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by Vice President Biden on the Passing of Nuala Pell
seen at 21:06, 14 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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White House Announces 2014 Easter Egg Roll Program and Talent Line-up
seen at 21:06, 14 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the First Lady at Fisher House Family Easter Event
seen at 21:04, 14 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement from the President on Passover
seen at 19:04, 14 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at Easter Prayer Breakfast
seen at 18:04, 14 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden on Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Lisa Monaco’s Meeting with Yemeni Minister of Finance Sakhir Wajih and Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Mohammed Saad
seen at 17:04, 14 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with President Putin
seen at 17:04, 14 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Meeting with the Global Development Council
seen at 17:04, 14 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney, 4/14/2014
seen at 17:04, 14 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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13 April

Statement by President Obama on Today’s Shooting in Kansas
seen at 17:12, 13 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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12 April

Vice President Biden to Travel to Ukraine
seen at 17:12, 12 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Weekly Address: Ensuring Equal Pay for Equal Work
seen at 12:04, 12 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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11 April

Statement by President Obama on the Retirement of Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns
seen at 22:04, 11 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Presidential Nomination Sent to the Senate
seen at 22:04, 11 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to the Holy See to Attend the Canonization Mass of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II
seen at 21:04, 11 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President Nominating Sylvia Mathews Burwell as Secretary of Health and Human Services
seen at 20:04, 11 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Op-Ed & Fact Sheet on Joining Forces Commitments to Support Military and Veteran Caregivers
seen at 18:04, 11 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Signs Tennessee Disaster Declaration
seen at 17:12, 11 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Daily Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney, 4/11/2014
seen at 17:12, 11 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at the National Action Network's 16th Annual Convention
seen at 17:05, 11 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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10 April

President Obama Announces his Intent to Nominate Dr. William “Bro” Adams as Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities
seen at 22:04, 10 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President
seen at 22:04, 10 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at LBJ Presidential Library Civil Rights Summit
seen at 21:04, 10 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Gaggle by Press Secretary Jay Carney en route Austin, TX, 4/10/2014
seen at 20:04, 10 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Nominates Three to Serve on the U.S. Court of Federal Claims
seen at 17:04, 10 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on the House Republican Budget
seen at 17:04, 10 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts  
seen at 17:04, 10 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Signs Maryland Disaster Declaration
seen at 17:04, 10 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of President Obama’s Call With Franklin Regional Senior High School Principal Ron Suvak
seen at 17:04, 10 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate
seen at 17:04, 10 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with Chancellor Merkel of Germany
seen at 17:04, 10 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate
seen at 17:04, 10 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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09 April

Readout of the Vice President’s Meetings on Workforce Development and Job-Driven Training
seen at 22:11, 9 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at Fort Hood Memorial Service
seen at 22:06, 9 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President
seen at 21:20, 9 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Gaggle by Press Secretary Jay Carney en route Killeen, TX, 4/9/2014
seen at 18:04, 9 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at Joint DCCC/DSCC Dinner
seen at 17:04, 9 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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08 April

Remarks by the President on Equal Pay for Equal Work
seen at 19:04, 8 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President's Call with Prime Minister Robert Fico of Slovakia
seen at 17:04, 8 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President’s Meeting with Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic of Montenegro
seen at 17:04, 8 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Daily Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney, 4/8/14
seen at 17:04, 8 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Expanding Opportunity for All: Ensuring Equal Pay for Women and Promoting the Women’s Economic Agenda
seen at 17:04, 8 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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07 April

Readout of the President’s Meeting with the Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship
seen at 22:04, 7 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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White House Announces America’s PrepareAthon!: First National Day of Action, April 30
seen at 22:04, 7 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President, Vice President, and SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet at Swearing-In Ceremony
seen at 22:04, 7 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Strengthening Entrepreneurship At Home and Abroad
seen at 21:04, 7 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Notice -- Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Somalia
seen at 20:04, 7 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Message -- Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Somalia
seen at 20:04, 7 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate
seen at 20:04, 7 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President
seen at 19:04, 7 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President on Opportunity for All -- Bladensburg High School
seen at 19:04, 7 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Meeting with Leaders from Veterans of Foreign Wars
seen at 17:04, 7 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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