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20 December

Weekly Address: America’s Resurgence Is Real
seen at 12:04, 20 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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19 December

Statement by the President on Executive Order “Blocking Property of Certain Persons and Prohibiting Certain Transactions with Respect to the Crimea Region of Ukraine”
seen at 22:04, 19 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 1068, H.R. 2754, H.R. 2901, H.R. 3608, H.R. 3979, H.R. 4030, H.R. 4681, H.R. 5462, H.R. 5771, and S. 2673
seen at 22:04, 19 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to the Federative Republic of Brazil to Attend the Inauguration of Her Excellency Dilma Rousseff
seen at 21:04, 19 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement By The President on H.R. 3979
seen at 00:04, 19 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement By The President on S. 2673
seen at 00:04, 19 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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DECLARACIONES DEL PRESIDENTE SOBRE CAMBIOS EN LA POLÍTICA CON CUBA
seen at 00:04, 19 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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18 December

Readout of the President's Call with President al-Sisi of Egypt
seen at 22:04, 18 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President's Call with Prime Minister al-Abadi of Iraq
seen at 22:04, 18 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Fact Sheet: Task Force on 21st Century Policing
seen at 22:04, 18 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on the Ukraine Freedom Support Act
seen at 21:04, 18 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 669, H.R. 1067, H.R. 1204, H.R. 1206, H.R. 1281, H.R. 1378, H.R. 1447, H.R. 2591, H.R. 2640, H.R. 2719, H.R. 2952, H.R. 3027, H.R. 3044, H.R. 3096, H.R. 3329, H.R. 3374, H.R. 3468, H.R. 3572, H.R.
seen at 21:04, 18 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President’s Call with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
seen at 18:04, 18 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary Bills Signed into Law
seen at 17:04, 18 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Announces Task Force on 21st Century Policing
seen at 17:04, 18 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on the Selection of Avril Haines as Deputy National Security Advisor
seen at 17:04, 18 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice on the Selection of Avril Haines as Deputy National Security Advisor
seen at 17:04, 18 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Vice President on the Selection of Avril Haines as Deputy National Security Advisor
seen at 17:04, 18 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by the Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 12/18/14
seen at 17:04, 18 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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YEAR IN REVIEW: Creating Economic Opportunity for All Americans in 2014
seen at 00:04, 18 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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17 December

Statement by the Vice President and Dr. Jill Biden on USAID Administrator Raj Shah
seen at 22:04, 17 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Grants Commutations and Pardons
seen at 21:04, 17 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on Cuba Policy Changes
seen at 19:04, 17 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President's Call with Prime Minister Sharif of Pakistan
seen at 19:04, 17 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President’s Calls to the Presidents of Colombia and Mexico on the Administration's Cuba Policy Changes
seen at 17:04, 17 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of Vice President Biden's Call with Iraqi Kurdistan Regional President Masoud Barzani
seen at 17:04, 17 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Background Conference Call on Policy Changes in Cuba and the Release of Alan Gross
seen at 17:04, 17 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 12/17/2014
seen at 17:04, 17 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks By The President At Evening Hanukkah Reception
seen at 17:04, 17 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with Japanese Prime Minister Abe
seen at 17:04, 17 December 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, 17 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on USAID Administrator Raj Shah
seen at 17:04, 17 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Charting a New Course on Cuba
seen at 17:04, 17 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on Cuba Policy Changes
seen at 00:04, 17 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at Afternoon Hanukkah Reception
seen at 00:04, 17 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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16 December

Statement by the President on Hanukkah
seen at 22:04, 16 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on the Confirmation of Sarah Saldaña as Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
seen at 22:04, 16 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on H.J. Res. 105, H.R. 43, H.R. 78, H.R. 451, H.R. 1391, H.R. 1707, H.R. 2112, H.R. 2203, H.R. 2223, H.R. 2366, H.R. 2678, H.R. 3085, H.R. 3375, H.R. 3534, H.R. 3682, H.R. 3957, H.R. 4189, H.R. 4443, H.R.
seen at 17:04, 16 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on the Confirmation of Antony Blinken as Deputy Secretary of State
seen at 17:04, 16 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Meeting with the National Security Council on Potential Holiday Threats
seen at 17:04, 16 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 83
seen at 17:04, 16 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Letter from the President -- Funding Designations for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism
seen at 17:04, 16 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Letter from the President -- Designation as Emergency Requirements All Funding so Designated by Congress in the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015
seen at 17:04, 16 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by the Press Secretary Josh Earnest and Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers Jason Furman, 12/16/14
seen at 17:04, 16 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on the Terrorist Attack on the Army Public School in Pakistan
seen at 17:04, 16 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: The President’s Immigration Accountability Executive Actions & Their Impact on Asian American Immigrant Communities
seen at 00:04, 16 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Protects Alaska’s Bristol Bay From Future Oil and Gas Drilling
seen at 00:04, 16 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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15 December

Press Gaggle by Press Secretary Josh Earnest en route Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, 12/15/2014
seen at 22:04, 15 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the First Lady at Children's National Health System
seen at 22:04, 15 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at "Christmas in Washington"
seen at 19:04, 15 December 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 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on the Confirmation of Vivek Murthy as the Surgeon General
seen at 00:04, 15 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President to Military and Civilian Personnel at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst
seen at 00:04, 15 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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14 December

Statement by the Press Secretary on the Japanese Elections
seen at 17:04, 14 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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13 December

President Obama to Travel to Joint Base McGuire–Dix–Lakehurst in New Jersey
seen at 19:04, 13 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on H.J. Res. 131
seen at 17:04, 13 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Weekly Address: Giving Thanks for Our Troops
seen at 12:04, 13 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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12 December

Remarks by the President before Meeting on Ebola Response
seen at 21:04, 12 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by National Security Council Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on President Obama's Meeting with Prince Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdalaziz Al Saud
seen at 17:04, 12 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 12/12/2014
seen at 17:04, 12 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the First Lady at Girls' Education Conference
seen at 17:04, 12 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on H.J. Res. 130
seen at 17:04, 12 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on One Year of Violence in South Sudan
seen at 17:04, 12 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico
seen at 17:04, 12 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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11 December

Letter from the President -- Six Month Consolidated War Powers Resolution Report
seen at 22:04, 11 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at Meeting of the Export Council
seen at 20:04, 11 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by the Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 12/11/14
seen at 17:04, 11 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: President Obama Launches Competitions for New Manufacturing Innovation Hubs and American Apprenticeship Grants
seen at 17:04, 11 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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10 December

Readout of Vice President Biden’s Meeting with Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Roivas
seen at 22:04, 10 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on the Passing of Judy Baar Topinka
seen at 20:04, 10 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President At Early Education Summit
seen at 20:04, 10 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President and the First Lady At Toys for Tots Gift Sorting
seen at 20:04, 10 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by the Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 12/10/14
seen at 17:04, 10 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Invest in US: The White House Summit on Early Childhood Education
seen at 17:04, 10 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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09 December

Remarks by the President to Senior Leaders of the Federal Workforce
seen at 19:04, 9 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with Polish Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz
seen at 18:04, 9 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Increasing Safety and Efficiency while Saving Money at the Pump
seen at 18:04, 9 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to the Kingdom of Belgium to Attend the World War II Battle of the Bulge 70th Anniversary Commemoration Events
seen at 18:04, 9 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Background Briefing by Senior Administration Officials on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Detention and Interrogation Report - Via Conference Call
seen at 17:04, 9 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Gaggle by Press Secretary Josh Earnest Aboard Air Force One En Route Nashville, Tennessee
seen at 17:04, 9 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President in Immigration Town Hall -- Nashville, Tennessee
seen at 17:04, 9 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President Report of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
seen at 17:04, 9 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Video Conference with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani
seen at 00:04, 9 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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08 December

Press Briefing by the Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 12/8/14
seen at 17:04, 8 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: New Commitments to Support Computer Science Education
seen at 17:04, 8 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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White House Announces the Departure of Sam Kass
seen at 17:04, 8 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: New Commitments to Support Computer Science Education
seen at 14:04, 8 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Improving Outcomes for Our Nation’s Foster Youth
seen at 03:04, 8 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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07 December

Remarks by Vice President Joe Biden to the 2014 Saban Forum
seen at 20:04, 7 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at Kennedy Center Honors Reception
seen at 03:04, 7 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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06 December

Statement by Ronny L. Jackson, MD, FAAEM, Physician to the President and Director of the White House Medical Unit
seen at 17:04, 6 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President’s Meeting with Newly Elected Governors
seen at 17:04, 6 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 12/5/2014
seen at 17:04, 6 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on the Death of Luke Somers
seen at 12:04, 6 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Weekly Address: Ensuring Americans Feel the Gains of a Growing Economy
seen at 12:04, 6 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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05 December

Remarks by the First Lady at College Application Rally
seen at 21:04, 5 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of Vice President Biden’s Meeting with His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan
seen at 19:04, 5 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge
seen at 18:04, 5 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Vice President Biden to Travel to Brazil
seen at 18:04, 5 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President’s Meeting with Newly Elected Governors
seen at 18:04, 5 December in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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