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05 March

My Brother's Keeper Task Force: One-Year Progress Report to the President
seen at 22:04, 5 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President’s Call with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk
seen at 22:04, 5 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Prepared Remarks of First Lady Michelle Obama for International Women of Courage Award
seen at 19:04, 5 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on the 45th Anniversary of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
seen at 17:04, 5 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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04 March

Readout of Vice President Biden's Call with Prime Minister Abadi of Iraq
seen at 22:04, 4 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Message to Congress -- Designation of FY 2015 Funding as Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War Terrorism for DHS Appropriations Act, 2015
seen at 22:04, 4 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Vice President Biden Announces New White House Advisor on Violence Against Women
seen at 21:05, 4 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 240
seen at 21:05, 4 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate
seen at 21:05, 4 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by The First lady at "Change Direction" Mental Health Event
seen at 20:04, 4 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Daily Press Briefing by the Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 03/04/15
seen at 17:04, 4 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny
seen at 17:04, 4 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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03 March

Message -- Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Ukraine
seen at 22:04, 3 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Notice -- Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Ukraine
seen at 22:04, 3 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Notice -- Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Zimbabwe
seen at 22:04, 3 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Message -- Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Zimbabwe
seen at 22:04, 3 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President Before Meeting with Secretary of Defense Carter
seen at 22:04, 3 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President and the First Lady at Launch of the "Let Girls Learn" Initiative
seen at 22:04, 3 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts
seen at 17:04, 3 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of President Obama’s Video Conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron, French President Francois Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, and European Council President Donald Tusk
seen at 17:04, 3 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Support for the Alliance for Prosperity in the Northern Triangle
seen at 17:04, 3 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President
seen at 17:04, 3 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 3/3/2015
seen at 17:04, 3 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama Announce New Whole of Government Initiative, Let Girls Learn
seen at 17:04, 3 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the Vice President at a Plenary with Central American Leaders
seen at 17:04, 3 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the Vice President at a Plenary with Central American Leaders
seen at 17:04, 3 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of President Obama’s Video Conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron, French President Francois Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, and European Council President Donald Tusk
seen at 08:04, 3 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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02 March

Statement by the Vice President on the Retirement of Senator Barbara Mikulski
seen at 21:04, 2 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President after Meeting with Task Force on 21st Century Policing
seen at 21:04, 2 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on the Retirement of Senator Barbara A. Mikulski
seen at 18:04, 2 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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As Part of the Let Girls Learn Initiative, First Lady to Travel to Japan and Cambodia March 18-22
seen at 17:04, 2 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 3/2/15
seen at 17:04, 2 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks As Prepared for Delivery at AIPAC Annual Meeting by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice
seen at 03:04, 2 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President's Meeting with Members of the Technology CEO Council
seen at 00:04, 2 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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01 March

Statement by the President on the Passing of Minnie Minoso
seen at 20:04, 1 March in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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28 February

President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Tabaré Vázquez, President of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay
seen at 17:04, 28 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President’s Call with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko
seen at 17:04, 28 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of Vice President Biden's Call with Uruguayan President-elect Tabare Vazquez
seen at 17:04, 28 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Weekly Address: Ensuring Hardworking Americans Retire with Dignity
seen at 12:04, 28 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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27 February

Statement by the President on the Passing of Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh
seen at 22:04, 27 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on the Passing of Leonard Nimoy
seen at 22:04, 27 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement of Principles on Security Cooperation between the Governments of the United States and Mexico
seen at 22:04, 27 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Presidential Proclamation -- Irish-American Heritage Month, 2015
seen at 22:04, 27 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Conference Call by Senior Administration Officials on the Vice President's Trip to Guatemala
seen at 21:04, 27 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President and Attorney General Eric Holder at Departure Ceremony
seen at 19:04, 27 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan
seen at 19:04, 27 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by President Obama and President Sirleaf of Liberia before Bilateral Meeting
seen at 19:04, 27 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement from Press Secretary Josh Earnest
seen at 17:04, 27 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 33
seen at 17:04, 27 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by the Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 2/27/15
seen at 17:04, 27 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of President Donald Tusk of the European Council
seen at 17:04, 27 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate
seen at 17:04, 27 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on the Murder of Boris Nemtsov
seen at 03:04, 27 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on Reauthorization of the Collection of Bulk Telephony Metadata Under Section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act
seen at 00:04, 27 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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26 February

Remarks by The First Lady at The Partnership for a Healthier America Summit
seen at 20:04, 26 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate
seen at 17:04, 26 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by the Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 2/26/15
seen at 17:04, 26 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President in Immigration Town Hall -- Miami, FL
seen at 17:04, 26 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by NSC Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice’s Video Conference with British National Security Advisor Sir Kim Darroch, French National Security Advisor Jacques Audibert, German National Security Advisor Chr
seen at 03:04, 26 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate
seen at 00:04, 26 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President's Meeting with African American Civil Rights and Faith Leaders
seen at 00:04, 26 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Nominates Two to Serve on the United States District Courts
seen at 00:04, 26 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: White House Highlights Record U.S. Exports, Announces New Actions to Help More Rural Businesses Export
seen at 00:04, 26 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at Black History Month Reception
seen at 00:04, 26 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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25 February

Gaggle aboard Air Force One en route Miami
seen at 22:04, 25 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President's Meeting with Immigration Advocacy Leaders
seen at 21:04, 25 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate
seen at 21:04, 25 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Notice -- Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Cuba
seen at 17:04, 25 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Message -- Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Cuba
seen at 17:04, 25 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President in Immigration Town Hall -- Miami, FL
seen at 17:04, 25 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center
seen at 17:04, 25 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by NSC Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice’s Meeting with State Councilor Yang Jiechi of China
seen at 03:04, 25 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by NSC Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on Recent ISIL Attacks
seen at 03:04, 25 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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24 February

Veto Message to the Senate: S. 1, Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act
seen at 22:04, 24 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Presidential Proclamation -- Establishment of the Honouliuli National Monument
seen at 22:04, 24 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by President Obama and the Amir of Qatar After Bilateral Meeting
seen at 20:04, 24 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of Vice President Biden's Meeting with Amir Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani of Qatar
seen at 17:04, 24 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts
seen at 17:04, 24 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 2/24/15
seen at 17:04, 24 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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23 February

Remarks by the President at the AARP
seen at 22:04, 23 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President to the National Governors Association | February 23, 2015
seen at 19:04, 23 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Notice to Congress -- Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Libya
seen at 18:04, 23 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Letter -- Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Libya
seen at 18:04, 23 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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White House Announces 2015 White House Easter Egg Roll
seen at 18:04, 23 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Daily Briefing by the Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 02/23/15
seen at 17:04, 23 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Middle Class Economics: Strengthening Retirement Security by Cracking Down on Backdoor Payments and Hidden Fees
seen at 17:04, 23 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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22 February

Remarks by the President at National Governors Association Dinner
seen at 08:04, 22 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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21 February

Remarks by the First Lady at the Black History Month "Celebrating Women of the Civil Rights Movement" Panel
seen at 17:04, 21 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Weekly Address: We Should Make Sure the Future Is Written by Us
seen at 12:04, 21 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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20 February

Readout of the Vice President’s Calls with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and President Petro Poroshenko
seen at 22:04, 20 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on the West Coast Ports Agreement
seen at 19:04, 20 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 2/20/2015
seen at 19:04, 20 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President in Meeting with Democratic Governors
seen at 19:04, 20 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at DNC Winter Meeting
seen at 19:04, 20 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the First Lady at the Black History Month "Celebrating Women of the Civil Rights Movement" Panel
seen at 18:04, 20 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani of Qatar
seen at 18:04, 20 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani of Qatar
seen at 18:04, 20 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Weekly Address: We Should Make Sure the Future Is Written by Us
seen at 17:04, 20 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall
seen at 17:04, 20 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
seen at 17:04, 20 February in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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