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30 July

Remarks by the First Lady Before a Roundtable with Young African Leaders
seen at 21:04, 30 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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G-7 Leaders Statement on Ukraine
seen at 20:04, 30 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice “Africa and America: Partners in a Shared Future”
seen at 20:04, 30 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President on the Economy -- Kansas, City, MO
seen at 20:04, 30 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the First Lady at the Summit of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders
seen at 19:04, 30 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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29 July

Statement by the President on the Confirmation of Bob McDonald as the Secretary of Veterans Affairs
seen at 22:04, 29 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Presidential Nomination Sent to the Senate
seen at 22:04, 29 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Notice to Congress -- Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Lebanon
seen at 20:04, 29 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Message to Congress -- Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Lebanon
seen at 20:04, 29 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Background Conference Call on Ukraine
seen at 17:04, 29 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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White House Announces New Executive Secretary / Chief of Staff for the National Security Council Staff
seen at 17:04, 29 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 07/29/14
seen at 17:04, 29 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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White House Report: The Cost of Delaying Action to Stem Climate Change
seen at 14:04, 29 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Empowering America’s Agricultural Sector and Strengthening Food Resilience through the President’s Climate Data Initiative
seen at 14:04, 29 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice to the National Jewish Leaders Assembly
seen at 08:04, 29 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on Ukraine
seen at 00:04, 29 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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28 July

Remarks by the President at the Presentation of the 2013 National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal
seen at 22:04, 28 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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BACKGROUND & FACT SHEET: The President’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI)
seen at 21:04, 28 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Video Teleconference with Prime Minister Cameron of the United Kingdom, President Hollande of France, Chancellor Merkel of Germany, and Prime Minister Renzi of Italy
seen at 20:04, 28 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to the Kingdom of Belgium to Attend the World War I Centennial Commemoration
seen at 20:04, 28 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President in Town Hall with the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders
seen at 20:04, 28 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Signs Nebraska Disaster Declaration
seen at 19:04, 28 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate
seen at 17:04, 28 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Signs South Dakota Disaster Declaration
seen at 17:04, 28 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President's Call with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk
seen at 17:04, 28 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest and Deputy National Security Advisor Tony Blinken, 7/28/2014
seen at 17:04, 28 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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BACKGROUND & FACT SHEET: The President’s Young Africa Leaders Initiative (YALI)
seen at 17:04, 28 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders
seen at 17:04, 28 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Announces Another Key Administration Post
seen at 17:04, 28 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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27 July

Readout of the President’s Call with Prime Minister Netanyahu of Israel
seen at 22:04, 27 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Letter from the President -- War Powers Resolution Letter Regarding Libya
seen at 22:04, 27 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on the Occasion of Eid-al-Fitr
seen at 03:04, 27 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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26 July

Statement by Deputy National Security Council Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on Air Algerie Flight 5071
seen at 17:04, 26 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Weekly Address: Closing Corporate Tax Loopholes
seen at 12:04, 26 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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25 July

FACT SHEET: Visit of President Perez Molina of Guatemala, President Hernandez of Honduras, and President Sanchez Ceren of El Salvador
seen at 22:04, 25 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Calls with Afghan Presidential Candidates Dr. Abdullah and Dr. Ghani
seen at 21:04, 25 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement from the President on Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act
seen at 21:04, 25 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 255, H.R. 272, H.R. 291, H.R.330, H.R.356, H.R. 507, H.R. 697, H.R 876, H.R. 1158, H.R. 1216, H.R. 1376, H.R. 1813, H.R. 2337, H.R. 3110
seen at 21:04, 25 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President's Call with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko
seen at 03:04, 25 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 07/25/14
seen at 03:04, 25 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by President Obama after meeting with Central American Presidents
seen at 03:04, 25 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Joint Statement by the Presidents of the United States, Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador
seen at 00:04, 25 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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24 July

Message to the Congress -- Amendment Between the United States and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
seen at 20:04, 24 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama to Deliver Remarks at Young African Leaders Presidential Summit
seen at 20:04, 24 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Signs Iowa Disaster Declaration
seen at 17:04, 24 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Signs Nebraska Disaster Declaration
seen at 17:04, 24 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts
seen at 17:04, 24 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of Vice President Biden's Conversation with Iraqi President Fuad Masum
seen at 17:04, 24 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice on Meriam Yahya Ibrahim Ishag
seen at 17:04, 24 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with Prime Minister Rutte of the Netherlands
seen at 17:04, 24 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with Prime Minister Abbott of Australia
seen at 17:04, 24 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President on the Economy -- Los Angeles, CA
seen at 17:04, 24 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the First Lady at a DNC Reception -- Chicago, Illinois
seen at 17:04, 24 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Increasing Investment in Rural America
seen at 08:04, 24 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call to President Peña Nieto of Mexico
seen at 03:04, 24 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Gaggle by Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz, 07/24/14
seen at 00:04, 24 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Gaggle by Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz, 07/24/14
seen at 00:04, 24 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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23 July

Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate
seen at 22:04, 23 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at DCCC Luncheon -- CA
seen at 22:04, 23 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Gaggle by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz -- En Route Los Angeles, California
seen at 17:04, 23 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Gaggle by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz -- En Route Los Angeles, California
seen at 17:04, 23 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at a DNC Event -- Los Angeles, California
seen at 17:04, 23 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Signs Washington Emergency Declaration
seen at 17:04, 23 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Presidential Nomination Sent to the Senate
seen at 17:04, 23 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President's Call with Indonesian President-Elect Widodo
seen at 17:04, 23 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Increasing Investment in Rural America
seen at 08:04, 23 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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22 July

ADVISORY: President Obama to Award 2013 National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal
seen at 21:04, 22 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on the cases of King v. Burwell and Halbig v. Burwell
seen at 21:04, 22 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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First Lady Michelle Obama Announces Seven Organizations Join Drink Up Effort to Encourage Americans to Drink More Water, More Often
seen at 21:04, 22 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at the Embassy of the Netherlands
seen at 21:04, 22 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President and Vice President at Bill Signing of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
seen at 20:04, 22 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 803
seen at 19:04, 22 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on Meeting with the Crew and Family of Apollo 11
seen at 18:04, 22 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts
seen at 17:04, 22 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Administration’s Call With Governors on the Situation at the Border
seen at 17:04, 22 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with Prime Minister Rutte of the Netherlands
seen at 17:04, 22 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Daily Briefing by the Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 07/22/14
seen at 17:04, 22 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the First Lady at a "Drink Up" Event
seen at 17:04, 22 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at a DNC Event -- Seattle, WA
seen at 17:04, 22 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Ready to Work At a Glance: Job-Driven Training and American Opportunity
seen at 17:04, 22 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Chief of Staff’s Meetings in Berlin, Germany
seen at 17:04, 22 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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21 July

Readout of National Security Susan E. Rice’s Meeting with Ed Miliband
seen at 22:04, 21 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate
seen at 22:04, 21 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at My Brother's Keeper Town Hall
seen at 21:04, 21 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Office of the Vice President Announces Staff Changes
seen at 20:04, 21 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on the Situation in Ukraine and Gaza
seen at 19:04, 21 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: The Vice President’s Address to the 115th National Conference of the Veterans of Foreign Wars
seen at 18:04, 21 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with President Komorowski of Poland
seen at 17:04, 21 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Homeland Security Council Meeting
seen at 17:04, 21 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 7/21/2014
seen at 17:04, 21 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Taking Action to Support LGBT Workplace Equality is Good For Business
seen at 17:04, 21 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: President Obama Applauds New Commitments in Support of the My Brother’s Keeper Initiative
seen at 17:04, 21 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with Prime Minister Abbott of Australia
seen at 17:04, 21 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at Signing of Executive Order on LGBT Workplace Discrimination
seen at 17:04, 21 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at Presentation of the Medal of Honor to Staff Sergeant Ryan Pitts
seen at 03:04, 21 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice’s Meeting with Ed Miliband
seen at 00:04, 21 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Signs Minnesota Disaster Declaration
seen at 00:04, 21 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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20 July

Readout of the President’s Call with Prime Minister Netanyahu of Israel
seen at 21:04, 20 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with Prime Minister Abbott of Australia
seen at 18:04, 20 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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19 July

Weekly Address: Equipping Workers with Skills Employers Need Now and for the Future
seen at 12:04, 19 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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