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24 July

FACT SHEET: Increasing Investment in Rural America
seen at 08:04, 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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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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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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18 July

Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of the Presidents of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador
seen at 22:04, 18 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Letter from the President -- Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Transnational Criminal Organizations
seen at 21:04, 18 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Notice from the President -- Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Transnational Criminal Organizations
seen at 21:04, 18 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President and the First Lady at the Kids State Dinner
seen at 20:04, 18 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on Ukraine
seen at 19:04, 18 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President's Call with Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk
seen at 03:04, 18 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on the Extension of Iran Nuclear Talks
seen at 03:04, 18 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with Chancellor Merkel of Germany
seen at 03:04, 18 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, 18 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with Prime Minister Cameron of the United Kingdom
seen at 03:04, 18 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with Prime Minister Abbott of Australia
seen at 00:04, 18 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on Nelson Mandela International Day
seen at 00:04, 18 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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17 July

President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts
seen at 22:04, 17 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts
seen at 22:04, 17 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate
seen at 22:04, 17 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President on the Economy -- Wilmington, DE
seen at 21:04, 17 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with President Putin of Russia
seen at 19:04, 17 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Gaggle by Press Secretary Josh Earnest Delaware, 7/17/14
seen at 19:04, 17 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, 17 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Building a 21st Century Infrastructure: Increasing Public and Private Collaboration with the Build America Investment Initiative
seen at 17:04, 17 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on Malaysian Airlines Flight 17
seen at 08:04, 17 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with President Poroshenko of Ukraine
seen at 00:04, 17 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with Prime Minister Najib of Malaysia
seen at 00:04, 17 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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16 July

Conference Call by Senior Administration Officials on Ukraine
seen at 17:04, 16 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 7/16/2014
seen at 17:04, 16 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the First Lady at the Unite for Veterans Summit
seen at 17:04, 16 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President on Foreign Policy
seen at 17:04, 16 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the First Lady at Grammy Museum's Jane Ortner Education Award Luncheon
seen at 17:04, 16 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Taking Action to Support State, Local, and Tribal Leaders as They Prepare Communities for the Impacts of Climate Change
seen at 17:04, 16 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Meeting with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus
seen at 08:04, 16 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 2388
seen at 00:04, 16 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience Meeting
seen at 00:04, 16 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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15 July

President Obama Announces Members of the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations
seen at 22:04, 15 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Message to Congress -- Continuation Of The National Emergency With Respect To The Former Liberian Regime Of Charles Taylor
seen at 21:04, 15 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Notice to Congress -- Continuation Of The National Emergency With Respect To The Former Liberian Regime Of Charles Taylor
seen at 21:04, 15 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Progress in Four Years of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy
seen at 21:04, 15 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Obama Administration’s Meeting with Members of Congress and their Constituents on Promoting Exports
seen at 20:04, 15 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President on the Economy -- McLean, VA
seen at 18:04, 15 July 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 17:04, 15 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with Chancellor Merkel of Germany
seen at 17:04, 15 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President's Call with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko
seen at 17:04, 15 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 7/15/2014
seen at 17:04, 15 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President's Call with President Xi of China
seen at 03:04, 15 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of Vice President Biden's Call with Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras
seen at 00:04, 15 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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14 July

Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate
seen at 22:04, 14 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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ADVISORY: President Obama to Award the Medal of Honor
seen at 22:04, 14 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Signs Iowa Disaster Declaration
seen at 20:04, 14 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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White House Report: Economic Analysis of Transportation Infrastructure Investment
seen at 18:04, 14 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President’s Meeting with Qatari Minister of State for Defense Affairs Hamad Bin Ali Al-Attiyah
seen at 17:04, 14 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Expected Attendees at the White House Iftar Dinner
seen at 17:04, 14 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President's Call with President Xi of China
seen at 17:04, 14 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Daily Briefing by the Press Secretary, 07/14/2014
seen at 17:04, 14 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by The President at the Annual Iftar Dinner, July 14, 2014
seen at 17:04, 14 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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13 July

Readout of the President's Call with Prime Minister Cameron of the United Kingdom
seen at 14:04, 13 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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12 July

Readout of the Vice President's Call with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko
seen at 14:04, 12 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of Vice President Biden's Conversation with President of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani
seen at 14:04, 12 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of Vice President Biden's Conversation with Osama al-Nujaifi
seen at 14:04, 12 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Weekly Address: Expanding Opportunity – It’s Time for Congressional Republicans to Do Their Part
seen at 12:04, 12 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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11 July

President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to Georgia to Attend the Funeral Service of Former Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze
seen at 22:04, 11 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President's Call with Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades
seen at 20:04, 11 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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