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01 September

Statement by NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden on the President's Authorization of Operations in Iraq
seen at 18:04, 1 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Letter from the President -- War Powers Resolution Regarding Iraq
seen at 18:04, 1 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at Milwaukee Laborfest
seen at 00:04, 1 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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31 August

Readout of the Vice President's Call with Iraqi Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani
seen at 21:04, 31 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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30 August

Readout of the President's Phone Call with Prime Minister Harper of Canada
seen at 22:04, 30 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Weekly Address: This Labor Day, Let’s Talk About the Minimum Wage
seen at 12:04, 30 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden on European Council Meeting
seen at 08:04, 30 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on the Election of a New European Council President and High Representative
seen at 00:04, 30 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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29 August

Statement by NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden on Iran Designations
seen at 17:04, 29 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President's Call with President Aquino of the Philippines
seen at 03:04, 29 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at a DNC Event -- Purchase, New York
seen at 03:04, 29 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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28 August

President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts
seen at 17:04, 28 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with Chancellor Merkel of Germany
seen at 17:04, 28 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President
seen at 17:04, 28 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with Chancellor Merkel of Germany
seen at 03:04, 28 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine
seen at 03:04, 28 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Meeting with the National Security Council on Iraq and ISIL
seen at 03:04, 28 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT
seen at 03:04, 28 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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27 August

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 8/27/2014
seen at 17:04, 27 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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26 August

President Obama to Award the Medal of Honor
seen at 22:04, 26 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to Turkey to Attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
seen at 22:04, 26 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President to the American Legion National Convention
seen at 20:04, 26 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Gaggle by Press Secretary Josh Earnest en route Charlotte, NC, 8/26/2014
seen at 17:04, 26 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Obama Administration Record for Women and Girls
seen at 17:04, 26 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: President Obama Announces New Executive Actions to Fulfill our Promises to Service Members, Veterans, and Their Families
seen at 17:04, 26 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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25 August

White House Appoints 2014-2015 Class of White House Fellows
seen at 17:04, 25 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President’s Call with Iraqi Prime Minister-designate Haider al-Abadi
seen at 17:04, 25 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President’s Call with Iraqi Council of Representatives Speaker Salim al-Jabouri
seen at 17:04, 25 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 8/25/2014
seen at 17:04, 25 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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24 August

Readout of Vice President Biden's Call with Iraqi Kurdistan Regional President Masoud Barzani
seen at 17:04, 24 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement from National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice on the Release of Peter Theo Curtis
seen at 03:04, 24 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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23 August

Readout of the Vice President’s Call with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko
seen at 17:04, 23 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Weekly Address: The Export-Import Bank
seen at 12:04, 23 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden On the Occasion of the 25th Anniversary of The Baltic Way
seen at 08:04, 23 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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22 August

Statement by NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden on Russian Convoy in Ukraine
seen at 21:04, 22 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz and Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes, 8/22/2014
seen at 17:04, 22 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden On the Occasion of the 25th Anniversary of The Baltic Way
seen at 17:04, 22 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President’s Call with Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili
seen at 17:04, 22 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with Chancellor Merkel of Germany
seen at 03:04, 22 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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21 August

Statement by the Vice President on the Passing of Former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds
seen at 17:04, 21 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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20 August

Statement by the President
seen at 19:04, 20 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts
seen at 17:04, 20 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Lisa Monaco on Attempted Rescue Operation
seen at 03:04, 20 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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19 August

President Obama Signs North Dakota Disaster Declaration
seen at 17:04, 19 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Principal Deputy Press Secretary on World Humanitarian Day
seen at 17:04, 19 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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18 August

Statement by the President on the Passing of Senator Jim Jeffords
seen at 21:04, 18 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Announces Intent to Nominate Jeanne E. Davidson to Serve on the United States Court of International Trade
seen at 21:04, 18 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President
seen at 18:04, 18 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Vice President and Dr. Jill Biden on the Passing of Former Senator Jim Jeffords of Vermont
seen at 00:04, 18 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Announces Intent to Nominate Haywood Stirling Gilliam, Jr., to serve on the United States District Court for the Northern District of California
seen at 00:04, 18 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on the Completion by the M/V Cape Ray of the Destruction of Syria’s Declared Chemical Weapons
seen at 00:04, 18 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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17 August

Statement by NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden on the President's Authorization of Operations in Iraq
seen at 00:04, 17 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Letter from the President -- War Powers Resolution Regarding Iraq
seen at 00:04, 17 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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16 August

Readout of the Vice President's Call with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko
seen at 21:04, 16 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Weekly Address: Everyone Should Be Able To Afford Higher Education
seen at 12:04, 16 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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15 August

Readout of the Vice President's Call with Romanian President Traian Basescu
seen at 19:04, 15 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement from NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden on Reports of Russian Armored Military Column in Ukraine
seen at 17:04, 15 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden on the President's Travel to Estonia
seen at 17:04, 15 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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14 August

Vice President Biden to Travel to East Hartford, Connecticut
seen at 20:04, 14 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President
seen at 20:04, 14 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Calls to President Sirleaf of Liberia and President Koroma of Sierra Leone
seen at 19:04, 14 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice on Iraq
seen at 00:04, 14 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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13 August

Readout of the President’s Call with Prime Minister Netanyahu of Israel
seen at 22:04, 13 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden on the Death of Eduardo Campos
seen at 21:04, 13 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Improving College Opportunity
seen at 18:04, 13 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President's Call with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko
seen at 17:04, 13 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Signs Tennessee Disaster Declaration
seen at 17:04, 13 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz and Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes, 8/13/2014
seen at 17:04, 13 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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12 August

Statement by the President on the Passing of Michael Brown
seen at 22:04, 12 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President's Call with Prime Minister Erdogan of Turkey
seen at 21:04, 12 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of Vice President Biden's Call with Iraqi Council of Representatives Speaker Salim al-Jabouri
seen at 21:04, 12 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of Vice President Biden's Call with Osama al-Nujaifi
seen at 21:04, 12 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call to Prime Minister Harper of Canada
seen at 20:04, 12 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice on Humanitarian Aid to South Sudan
seen at 17:04, 12 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Signs Washington Disaster Declaration
seen at 17:04, 12 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of Vice President Biden's Call with Iraqi Kurdistan Regional President Masoud Barzani
seen at 17:04, 12 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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11 August

Readout of the President's Call with Prime Minister Renzi of Italy
seen at 21:04, 11 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with President Poroshenko of Ukraine
seen at 20:04, 11 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Improving and Simplifying Digital Services
seen at 19:04, 11 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President’s Call with Iraqi Prime Minister-designate Haider al-Abadi
seen at 18:04, 11 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with Iraqi Prime Minister-designate Haider al-Abadi
seen at 17:04, 11 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at a DSCC Event -- Tisbury, MA
seen at 17:04, 11 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at a DSCC Event -- Tisbury, MA
seen at 17:04, 11 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President’s Call with Iraqi President Fuad Masum
seen at 17:04, 11 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on the Passing of Robin Williams
seen at 03:04, 11 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on Iraq
seen at 00:04, 11 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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09 August

Readout of the Vice President’s Call with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko
seen at 22:04, 9 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President's Call with President Hollande of France
seen at 20:04, 9 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with Chancellor Merkel of Germany
seen at 20:04, 9 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President's Call with Prime Minister Cameron of the United Kingdom
seen at 20:04, 9 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on Iraq
seen at 18:04, 9 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Weekly Address: American Operations in Iraq
seen at 12:04, 9 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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08 August

Readout of the President’s Call with His Majesty King Abdullah II of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
seen at 22:04, 8 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President’s Call with Iraqi President Fuad Masum
seen at 17:04, 8 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by Deputy NSC Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on Deputy NSA for Strategic Communications Ben Rhodes’ Meeting with Iraqi Yezidi Community Members
seen at 17:04, 8 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Letter from the President -- War Powers Resolution Regarding Iraq
seen at 17:04, 8 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 8/8/14
seen at 17:04, 8 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Background Briefing by Senior Administration Officials on Iraq
seen at 17:04, 8 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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07 August

Notice to Congress -- Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to Export Control Regulations
seen at 20:04, 7 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Letter to Congress -- Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to Export Control Regulations
seen at 20:04, 7 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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