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01 April

Statement by the President on the Nigerian Elections
seen at 17:04, 1 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Letter -- "Blocking the Property of Certain Persons Engaging in Significant Malicious Cyber-Enabled Activities"
seen at 17:04, 1 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Executive Order Blocking the Property of Certain Persons Engaging in Significant Malicious Cyber-Enabled Activities
seen at 17:04, 1 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on Executive Order “Blocking the Property of Certain Persons Engaging in Significant Malicious Cyber-Enabled Activities”
seen at 17:04, 1 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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31 March

Readout of the President’s Call with President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
seen at 22:04, 31 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President’s Meeting with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven
seen at 22:04, 31 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Grants Commutations
seen at 21:04, 31 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Letter -- Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to South Sudan
seen at 20:04, 31 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Notice -- Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to South Sudan
seen at 20:04, 31 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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First Lady Michelle Obama Teams up with Pbs and Wgbh Boston to Launch Fourth Annual Nationwide Healthy Recipe Challenge
seen at 20:04, 31 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with President al-Sisi of Egypt
seen at 20:04, 31 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President Before Signing Memorandum of Disapproval Regarding S.J. Res.8
seen at 19:04, 31 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Signs West Virginia Disaster Declaration
seen at 17:04, 31 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by the Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 3/31/2015
seen at 17:04, 31 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: U.S. Reports its 2025 Emissions Target to the UNFCCC
seen at 17:04, 31 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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30 March

Letters from the President -- Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission
seen at 22:04, 30 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Letters from the President -- Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission
seen at 21:04, 30 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Gaggle en route Boston, MA by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz, 03/30/15
seen at 19:04, 30 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at Dedication of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute
seen at 19:04, 30 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on the Global Entrepreneurship Summit and the President’s Travel to Africa
seen at 17:04, 30 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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29 March

Readout of Vice President Biden's Call with Prime Minister Abadi of Iraq
seen at 17:04, 29 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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28 March

Weekly Address: Protecting Working Americans’ Paychecks
seen at 12:04, 28 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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27 March

Remarks by the President in Meeting with Members of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology
seen at 22:04, 27 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on Mexico’s Climate Announcement
seen at 20:04, 27 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President's Call with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany
seen at 19:04, 27 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by NSC Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice’s Meeting with Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond of the United Kingdom
seen at 17:04, 27 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Daily Briefing by the Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 03/27/15
seen at 17:04, 27 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Obama Administration Releases National Action Plan to Combat Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria
seen at 17:04, 27 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: The Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (POWER) Initiative
seen at 17:04, 27 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on the Passage of the Senate Budget
seen at 17:04, 27 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on the Retirement of Senator Harry Reid
seen at 17:04, 27 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Honors Outstanding Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentors
seen at 17:04, 27 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by NSC Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on the President’s Call with King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud of Saudi Arabia
seen at 03:04, 27 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Joint Statement on U.S.-Mexico Climate Policy Cooperation
seen at 00:04, 27 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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26 March

President Obama Nominates Two to Serve on the United States District Courts
seen at 22:04, 26 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Prepared Remarks of First Lady Michelle Obama for 100,000 Jobs Mission Coalition "Virtual Convening"
seen at 21:04, 26 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts
seen at 21:04, 26 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey
seen at 20:04, 26 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by NSC Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice’s Meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg
seen at 17:04, 26 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Gaggle by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz en route Birmingham, AL
seen at 17:04, 26 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at Roundtable on the Economy
seen at 17:04, 26 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of His Holiness Pope Francis
seen at 17:04, 26 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Progress Toward Building a Safer, Stronger Financial System and Protecting Consumers from Unfair and Abusive Practices
seen at 17:04, 26 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate
seen at 14:04, 26 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate
seen at 14:04, 26 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President’s Call with Masahiko Komura, Vice President of Japan’s Liberal Democratic Party
seen at 14:04, 26 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on the Passage of the House Budget
seen at 08:04, 26 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President on Middle Class Economics
seen at 03:04, 26 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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25 March

Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate
seen at 20:04, 25 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Signs New Hampshire Disaster Declaration
seen at 19:04, 25 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by NSC Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice’s Meeting with Nigerian Minister of Defense Aliyu Mohammed Gusau
seen at 19:04, 25 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President Marking the Fifth Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act
seen at 17:04, 25 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President's Call with Former South African President Thabo Mbeki
seen at 14:04, 25 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to attend the State Funeral Service of Mr. Lee Kuan Yew, founding Prime Minister of the Republic of Singapore
seen at 14:04, 25 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on the Passage of the House Budget
seen at 14:04, 25 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 3/25/2015
seen at 14:04, 25 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President after Meeting with Local Elected Officials and Small Business Exporters on Trade
seen at 14:04, 25 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by NSC Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on the Situation in Yemen
seen at 03:04, 25 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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24 March

President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts
seen at 21:04, 24 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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U.S.-Afghanistan Joint Statement
seen at 19:04, 24 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 3/23/2015
seen at 17:04, 24 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany
seen at 14:04, 24 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with President Mariano Rajoy of Spain
seen at 14:04, 24 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by President Obama and President Ghani of Afghanistan in Joint Press Conference
seen at 14:04, 24 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Phone Call with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong
seen at 14:04, 24 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by NSC Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice’s Meeting with Moaz al-Khatib
seen at 14:04, 24 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by NSC Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on Lisa O. Monaco’s Meeting with Lebanese Minister of the Interior Nouhad al-Machnouk
seen at 03:04, 24 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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23 March

White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough Remarks As Prepared at J Street Annual Conference
seen at 21:04, 23 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at the SelectUSA Investment Summit
seen at 21:04, 23 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: President Obama to Announce New Steps to Attract Foreign Investors and Create Jobs through the Continued Expansion of the SelectUSA Initiative
seen at 19:04, 23 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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White House Announces 2015 Easter Egg Roll Talent Line-up and Program
seen at 19:04, 23 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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White House Announces 2015 Easter Egg Roll Talent Line-up and Program
seen at 19:04, 23 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at White House Science Fair
seen at 19:04, 23 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Next Steps in Delivering Fast, Affordable Broadband
seen at 18:04, 23 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 3/23/2015
seen at 14:04, 23 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi of Iraq
seen at 14:04, 23 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of Prime Minister Abe of Japan
seen at 14:04, 23 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: President Obama announces over $240 million in new STEM commitments at the 2015 White House Science Fair
seen at 14:04, 23 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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NEW DETAILS: President Obama Hosts 5th White House Science Fair
seen at 14:04, 23 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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22 March

Key Facts and Reports: The Fifth Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act
seen at 12:04, 22 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Vice President on the Death of Lee Kuan Yew
seen at 12:04, 22 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on the Death of Lee Kuan Yew
seen at 00:04, 22 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on the Fifth Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act
seen at 00:04, 22 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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21 March

Readout of Vice President Biden's Call with Iraqi Kurdistan Regional President Masoud Barzani
seen at 12:04, 21 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by The First Lady at Room To Read "Let Girls Learn" Event
seen at 12:04, 21 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by The First Lady at Peace Corps Training Event
seen at 12:04, 21 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Weekly Address: It’s Time To Confirm Loretta Lynch
seen at 12:04, 21 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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20 March

Readout of the President’s Call with President Francois Hollande of France
seen at 21:04, 20 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at White House Student Film Festival
seen at 21:04, 20 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on the Passing of Lucy Coffey
seen at 19:04, 20 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Message to the Congress -- FY 2015 District of Columbia Budget and Financial Plan
seen at 19:04, 20 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Weekly Address: It’s Time To Confirm Loretta Lynch
seen at 17:04, 20 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on U.S. Citizens Detained or Missing in Iran
seen at 17:04, 20 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on U.S. Citizens Detained or Missing in Iran
seen at 17:04, 20 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 1213
seen at 17:04, 20 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Announces New “Call to Arts” Initiative as Part of his National Call To Service
seen at 14:04, 20 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by NSC Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on Recent Violence in Yemen
seen at 12:04, 20 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 3/20/2015
seen at 12:04, 20 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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19 March

Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate
seen at 20:04, 19 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the Federal Government and Across the Supply Chain
seen at 17:04, 19 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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