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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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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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Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 4275, S. 1557
seen at 17:04, 7 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Daily Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney, 04/07/14
seen at 17:04, 7 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Youth CareerConnect
seen at 17:04, 7 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on the Senate Voting to Renew Unemployment Insurance
seen at 03:04, 7 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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06 April

Statement by the President on the 20th Commemoration of the Genocide in Rwanda
seen at 03:04, 6 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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05 April

Statement by the President on Elections in Afghanistan
seen at 21:04, 5 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Weekly Address: The President’s Budget Ensures Opportunity for All Hardworking Americans
seen at 17:04, 5 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Weekly Address: The President’s Budget Ensures Opportunity for All Hard-Working Americans
seen at 12:04, 5 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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04 April

FACT SHEET: The President's Framework for Investing in Tunisia
seen at 22:04, 4 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Joint Statement by the United States of America and the Tunisian Republic
seen at 22:04, 4 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Signs Oregon Disaster Declaration
seen at 22:04, 4 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President’s Meeting with Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Advocates
seen at 17:04, 4 April 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, 4 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 4/4/2014
seen at 17:04, 4 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by President Obama and Prime Minister Jomaa of Tunisia Before Bilateral Meeting
seen at 17:04, 4 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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03 April

Message-- Blocking Property of Certain Persons With Respect to South Sudan
seen at 22:04, 3 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on South Sudan
seen at 22:04, 3 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 4152, S. 2183
seen at 20:04, 3 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Nominates Two to Serve on the United States District Courts
seen at 17:04, 3 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate
seen at 17:04, 3 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts
seen at 17:04, 3 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President’s Call with Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras
seen at 17:04, 3 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney, 4/3/2014
seen at 17:04, 3 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Conference Call on the Shooting at Fort Hood
seen at 17:04, 3 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 2019
seen at 00:04, 3 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President and the First Lady at Visit of the 2014 Sochi Olympic and Paralympic Athletes
seen at 00:04, 3 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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02 April

Statement from the Press Secretary
seen at 22:04, 2 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Gaggle with Josh Earnest en route Ann Arbor, MI, 4/2/14
seen at 22:04, 2 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Signs Washington Disaster Declaration
seen at 17:04, 2 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the First Lady at Sixth Annual Kitchen Garden Planting
seen at 17:04, 2 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at DNC Dinner
seen at 17:04, 2 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at DNC Dinner -- Chicago, IL
seen at 17:04, 2 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President on the Shooting at Fort Hood
seen at 03:04, 2 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President on Minimum Wage -- Ann Arbor, MI
seen at 00:04, 2 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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01 April

Readout of the Vice President’s Meeting with Business Executives from Information Technology Companies
seen at 21:04, 1 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Message to the Congress -- Iceland and the Fisherman’s Protective Act
seen at 21:04, 1 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on the House Republican Budget
seen at 18:04, 1 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President Honoring the 2013 World Series Champion Boston Red Sox
seen at 18:04, 1 April in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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