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20 August

Statement by the President
seen at 19:04, 20 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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19 August

President Obama Signs North Dakota Disaster Declaration
seen at 17:04, 19 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Principal Deputy Press Secretary on World Humanitarian Day
seen at 17:04, 19 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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18 August

Statement by the President on the Passing of Senator Jim Jeffords
seen at 21:04, 18 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Announces Intent to Nominate Jeanne E. Davidson to Serve on the United States Court of International Trade
seen at 21:04, 18 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President
seen at 18:04, 18 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Vice President and Dr. Jill Biden on the Passing of Former Senator Jim Jeffords of Vermont
seen at 00:04, 18 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Announces Intent to Nominate Haywood Stirling Gilliam, Jr., to serve on the United States District Court for the Northern District of California
seen at 00:04, 18 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on the Completion by the M/V Cape Ray of the Destruction of Syria’s Declared Chemical Weapons
seen at 00:04, 18 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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17 August

Statement by NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden on the President's Authorization of Operations in Iraq
seen at 00:04, 17 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Letter from the President -- War Powers Resolution Regarding Iraq
seen at 00:04, 17 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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16 August

Readout of the Vice President's Call with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko
seen at 21:04, 16 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Weekly Address: Everyone Should Be Able To Afford Higher Education
seen at 12:04, 16 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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15 August

Readout of the Vice President's Call with Romanian President Traian Basescu
seen at 19:04, 15 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement from NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden on Reports of Russian Armored Military Column in Ukraine
seen at 17:04, 15 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden on the President's Travel to Estonia
seen at 17:04, 15 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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14 August

Vice President Biden to Travel to East Hartford, Connecticut
seen at 20:04, 14 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President
seen at 20:04, 14 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Calls to President Sirleaf of Liberia and President Koroma of Sierra Leone
seen at 19:04, 14 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice on Iraq
seen at 00:04, 14 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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13 August

Readout of the President’s Call with Prime Minister Netanyahu of Israel
seen at 22:04, 13 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden on the Death of Eduardo Campos
seen at 21:04, 13 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Improving College Opportunity
seen at 18:04, 13 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President's Call with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko
seen at 17:04, 13 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Signs Tennessee Disaster Declaration
seen at 17:04, 13 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz and Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes, 8/13/2014
seen at 17:04, 13 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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12 August

Statement by the President on the Passing of Michael Brown
seen at 22:04, 12 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President's Call with Prime Minister Erdogan of Turkey
seen at 21:04, 12 August 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 21:04, 12 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of Vice President Biden's Call with Osama al-Nujaifi
seen at 21:04, 12 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call to Prime Minister Harper of Canada
seen at 20:04, 12 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice on Humanitarian Aid to South Sudan
seen at 17:04, 12 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Signs Washington Disaster Declaration
seen at 17:04, 12 August 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, 12 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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11 August

Readout of the President's Call with Prime Minister Renzi of Italy
seen at 21:04, 11 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with President Poroshenko of Ukraine
seen at 20:04, 11 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Improving and Simplifying Digital Services
seen at 19:04, 11 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President’s Call with Iraqi Prime Minister-designate Haider al-Abadi
seen at 18:04, 11 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with Iraqi Prime Minister-designate Haider al-Abadi
seen at 17:04, 11 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at a DSCC Event -- Tisbury, MA
seen at 17:04, 11 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at a DSCC Event -- Tisbury, MA
seen at 17:04, 11 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President’s Call with Iraqi President Fuad Masum
seen at 17:04, 11 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on the Passing of Robin Williams
seen at 03:04, 11 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on Iraq
seen at 00:04, 11 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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09 August

Readout of the Vice President’s Call with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko
seen at 22:04, 9 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President's Call with President Hollande of France
seen at 20:04, 9 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with Chancellor Merkel of Germany
seen at 20:04, 9 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President's Call with Prime Minister Cameron of the United Kingdom
seen at 20:04, 9 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on Iraq
seen at 18:04, 9 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Weekly Address: American Operations in Iraq
seen at 12:04, 9 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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08 August

Readout of the President’s Call with His Majesty King Abdullah II of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
seen at 22:04, 8 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President’s Call with Iraqi President Fuad Masum
seen at 17:04, 8 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by Deputy NSC Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on Deputy NSA for Strategic Communications Ben Rhodes’ Meeting with Iraqi Yezidi Community Members
seen at 17:04, 8 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Letter from the President -- War Powers Resolution Regarding Iraq
seen at 17:04, 8 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 8/8/14
seen at 17:04, 8 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Background Briefing by Senior Administration Officials on Iraq
seen at 17:04, 8 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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07 August

Notice to Congress -- Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to Export Control Regulations
seen at 20:04, 7 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Letter to Congress -- Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to Export Control Regulations
seen at 20:04, 7 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Presidential Memorandum -- Continuation of U.S. Drug Interdiction Assistance to the Government of Colombia
seen at 20:04, 7 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 3230
seen at 19:04, 7 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at the Signing of the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act
seen at 19:04, 7 August 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, 7 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest - 8/7/2014
seen at 17:04, 7 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President
seen at 08:04, 7 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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06 August

Investments Announced at Symposium for African Spouses Hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama and Former Lady Laura Bush
seen at 22:04, 6 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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A Conversation Between First Lady Michelle Obama and Mrs. Laura Bush Moderated by Cokie Roberts at "Investing in our Future," a Symposium for Spouses on Advancements for Women and Girls in Africa
seen at 19:04, 6 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President's Call with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko
seen at 17:04, 6 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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First Lady Michelle Obama's Open Letter on Seventeen.com
seen at 17:04, 6 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at Opening Session of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit
seen at 17:04, 6 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by First Lady Michelle Obama at “Investing in Our Future,” a Symposium for Spouses on Advancement for Women and Girls in Africa
seen at 17:04, 6 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Juan Manuel Santos, President of the Republic of Colombia
seen at 03:04, 6 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: U.S. Support for Peacekeeping in Africa
seen at 03:04, 6 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Security Governance Initiative
seen at 03:04, 6 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Partnering to Counter Terrorism in Africa
seen at 03:04, 6 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at Press Conference After U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit
seen at 03:04, 6 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Chair of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit
seen at 00:04, 6 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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05 August

President Obama Nominates Two to Serve on the United States District Courts
seen at 20:04, 5 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate
seen at 20:04, 5 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: The Doing Business in Africa Campaign
seen at 20:04, 5 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Signs Iowa Disaster Declaration
seen at 17:04, 5 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 8/5/14
seen at 17:04, 5 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Toast Remarks by the President at U.S.-African Leaders Summit Dinner
seen at 17:04, 5 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice's Meeting with Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam of Mauritius
seen at 17:04, 5 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Expected Attendees at Tonight’s U.S.–Africa Leaders Summit Dinner
seen at 03:04, 5 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of Vice President Biden's Meeting with President Jacob Zuma of South Africa
seen at 03:04, 5 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of Vice President Biden’s Meeting with President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria
seen at 03:04, 5 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of Vice President Biden’s Meeting with President Moncef Marzouki of Tunisia
seen at 03:04, 5 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum
seen at 03:04, 5 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Powering Africa: Increasing Access to Power in Sub-Saharan Africa
seen at 00:04, 5 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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04 August

FACT SHEET: U.S. Support for Combating Wildlife Trafficking
seen at 22:04, 4 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on the Passing of James Brady
seen at 22:04, 4 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Vice President and Dr. Jill Biden on the Passing of James Brady
seen at 22:04, 4 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: U.S.-African Cooperation on Food Security
seen at 20:04, 4 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: U.S. Engagement on Climate Change and Resilience in Africa
seen at 20:04, 4 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Investing in African Trade for our Common Future
seen at 20:04, 4 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: U.S. Support for Democratic Institutions, Good Governance, and Human Rights in Africa
seen at 20:04, 4 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: U.S.–African Cooperation on Global Health
seen at 18:04, 4 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: U.S.-African Cooperation in Advancing Gender Equality
seen at 18:04, 4 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Shared Investment in Youth
seen at 18:04, 4 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on H.J.Res. 76
seen at 17:04, 4 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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