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18 September

President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts
seen at 22:04, 18 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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seen at 22:04, 18 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Presidential Determination -- Foreign Governments' Efforts Regarding Trafficking in Persons
seen at 22:04, 18 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Obama Administration Takes Actions to Combat Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria
seen at 20:04, 18 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the First Lady at National Student Poet Reading
seen at 18:04, 18 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: White House Announces Executive Actions and Commitments from Across the Country to Advance Solar Deployment and Energy Efficiency
seen at 17:04, 18 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: U.S. Support for Ukraine
seen at 17:04, 18 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the First Lady in Q&A with Patients
seen at 08:04, 18 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement By the President on Congressional Authorization to Train Syrian Opposition
seen at 03:04, 18 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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17 September

Message to Congress -- Terrorism
seen at 22:04, 17 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Notice to Congress -- Terrorism
seen at 22:04, 17 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Message from the President on the Extradition Treaty between the US and Chile
seen at 21:04, 17 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at MacDill Air Force Base
seen at 19:04, 17 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on the House of Representatives Vote to Authorize the Title X Train and Equip Program for the Moderate Syrian Opposition
seen at 17:04, 17 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts
seen at 17:04, 17 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Announces Another Key Administration Post
seen at 17:04, 17 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Meeting with his National Security Team on Foreign Terrorist Fighters
seen at 17:04, 17 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Gaggle by Press Secretary Josh Earnest En Route Joint Base Andrews, 9/17/14
seen at 17:04, 17 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at Congressional Picnic
seen at 17:04, 17 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the First Lady in Q&A with Patients
seen at 17:04, 17 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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16 September

Press Gaggle by Press Secretary Josh Earnest en route Atlanta, Georgia, 9/16/14
seen at 22:04, 16 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Meeting with General John Allen, Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, and Ambassador Brett McGurk, Deputy Special Presidential Envoy
seen at 20:04, 16 September 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, 16 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Obama Administration Partners with Private Sector on New Commitments to Slash Emissions of Potent Greenhouse Gases
seen at 17:04, 16 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President
seen at 17:04, 16 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice’s Meeting with National Security Office Director Kim Kwan-Jin of the Republic of Korea
seen at 17:04, 16 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Dr. Jill Biden at the International Congress on Vocational and Professional Education and Training
seen at 17:04, 16 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: U.S. Response to the Ebola Epidemic in West Africa
seen at 12:04, 16 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President on the Ebola Outbreak
seen at 00:04, 16 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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15 September

Remarks by the President at Presentation of the Medal of Honor to Command Sergeant Major Bennie G. Adkins and Specialist Four Donald Sloat
seen at 22:04, 15 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Presidential Nominations and Withdrawal Sent to the Senate
seen at 21:04, 15 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Presidential Determination -- Major Drug Transit or Major Illicit Drug Producing Countries for Fiscal Year 2015
seen at 20:04, 15 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 9/15/2014
seen at 17:04, 15 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Dr. Jill Biden Arrives in Zurich, Switzerland
seen at 17:04, 15 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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13 September

WEEKLY ADDRESS: We Will Degrade and Destroy ISIL
seen at 12:04, 13 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on the Death of David Haines
seen at 03:04, 13 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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12 September

President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts
seen at 22:04, 12 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Signs Hawaii Disaster Declaration
seen at 22:04, 12 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at the AmeriCorps 20th Anniversary Event
seen at 19:04, 12 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at the AmeriCorps 20th Anniversary Event
seen at 18:04, 12 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Dr. Jill Biden Arrives in London, United Kingdom
seen at 17:04, 12 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Vice President on the Passing of Former Northern Ireland First Minister Reverend Dr. Ian Paisley
seen at 17:04, 12 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 9/12/2014
seen at 17:04, 12 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at a DSCC Event
seen at 17:04, 12 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: President Obama Announces New Efforts to Expand National Service and Improve Pathways to Employment for National Service Alumni in Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of AmeriCorps
seen at 17:04, 12 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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11 September

Letter from the President -- War Powers Resolution Regarding the Central African Republic
seen at 22:04, 11 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to Attend the Closing Ceremony of the 2014 Invictus Games
seen at 21:04, 11 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Signs Guam Disaster Declaration
seen at 21:04, 11 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on New Sanctions Related to Russia
seen at 19:04, 11 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice’s Meeting with Christian Religious Leaders of the Middle East
seen at 17:04, 11 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Signs California Disaster Declaration
seen at 17:04, 11 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 9/11/2014
seen at 17:04, 11 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at 9/11 Memorial
seen at 17:04, 11 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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10 September

Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate
seen at 22:04, 10 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with His Majesty King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
seen at 21:04, 10 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on ISIL
seen at 08:04, 10 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts
seen at 08:04, 10 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Background Conference Call on the President's Address to the Nation
seen at 08:04, 10 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Signs Territory of American Samoa Disaster Declaration
seen at 03:04, 10 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Strategy to Counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)
seen at 03:04, 10 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks of President Barack Obama Address to the Nation
seen at 03:04, 10 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Excerpts of the President’s Address to the Nation
seen at 00:04, 10 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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09 September

FACT SHEET: Standing Up for Women’s Civil Rights, 20 Years After VAWA
seen at 20:04, 9 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts
seen at 17:04, 9 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on the President’s Meeting with Senior Administration Officials on Our Preparedness and Security Posture on the Thirteenth Anniversary of September 11th
seen at 17:04, 9 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 9/9/2014
seen at 17:04, 9 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Build America Infrastructure Investment Summit
seen at 17:04, 9 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement from the Press Secretary
seen at 17:04, 9 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President and Vice President’s Meeting with Congressional Leaders on National Security Issues
seen at 00:04, 9 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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08 September

Presidential Nominations and Withdrawal Sent to the Senate
seen at 22:04, 8 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate
seen at 22:04, 8 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of Prime Minister Modi of India
seen at 21:04, 8 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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ADVISORY: President Obama to Award the Medal of Honor
seen at 17:04, 8 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call to Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi of Iraq
seen at 17:04, 8 September 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 Visit to Saudi Arabia and Jordan
seen at 17:04, 8 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
seen at 17:04, 8 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with Prime Minister Tony Abbott of Australia
seen at 17:04, 8 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 9/8/2014
seen at 17:04, 8 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the First Lady at a Voter Registration Event -- Atlanta, Georgia
seen at 17:04, 8 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Letter from the President -- War Powers Resolution Regarding Iraq
seen at 17:04, 8 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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07 September

Statement by NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden on Airstrikes Around the Haditha Dam
seen at 17:04, 7 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Op-Ed by Vice President Biden on the 20th Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act
seen at 17:04, 7 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President's Calls with Dr. Abdullah and Dr. Ghani of Afghanistan
seen at 17:04, 7 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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06 September

Readout of Vice President Biden's Call with Iraqi Kurdistan Regional President Masoud Barzani
seen at 17:04, 6 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Weekly Address: Time to Give the Middle Class a Chance
seen at 12:04, 6 September 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 Trip to Yemen
seen at 00:04, 6 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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05 September

Presidential Determination -- Trading With the Enemy Act
seen at 21:04, 5 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden on the President’s Meeting with President Erdogan
seen at 21:04, 5 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by President Obama at NATO Summit Press Conference
seen at 20:04, 5 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by President Obama and President Erdoğan of Turkey Before Bilateral Meeting
seen at 19:04, 5 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Letter from the President -- War Powers Resolution Regarding Iraq
seen at 17:04, 5 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: NATO and U.S. Efforts in Support of NATO Partners, Including Ukraine, Moldova, and Georgia
seen at 17:04, 5 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on the Death of Ahmed Godane
seen at 17:04, 5 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Weekly Address: Time to Give the Middle Class a Chance
seen at 08:04, 5 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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04 September

Continuation of the National Emergency Notice
seen at 20:04, 4 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Continuation of the National Emergency Letter
seen at 20:04, 4 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Wales Summit – NATO’s Changing Role in Afghanistan
seen at 20:04, 4 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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On-the-Record Conference Call on the President's Meetings at the NATO Summit
seen at 00:04, 4 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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03 September

Dr. Jill Biden to Travel to the United Kingdom and Switzerland
seen at 18:04, 3 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by President Obama and Prime Minister Roivas of Estonia to U.S. and Estonian Servicemembers
seen at 18:04, 3 September in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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