4,700Mar 21, 2010
Presidential Remarks on House Health Care Vote
President Obama talked about the House passage of both the Senate health care legislation and the health care reconciliation bill. He thanked members of his cabinet and Democratic leadership ...
3,892Jun 15, 2010
Presidential Address on Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill
President Obama, in his first address from the Oval Office, spoke about the federal response to the environmental and economic devastation resulting from the BP oil spill in the Gulf of ...
2,327Aug 31, 2010
Presidential Address on U.S. Combat Troop Withdrawal from Iraq
President Obama announced the end of combat operations in Iraq. In his address he spoke about the significance of the transition, challenges that would remain for Iraqi and U.S. security, the ...
496Jan 8, 2011
Statement on Representative Giffords Shooting
President Obama gave a statement on a shooting in Tucson, Arizona, involving Representative Gabrielle Giffords and several others.
55,723May 1, 2011
Presidential Statement on Death of Osama bin Laden
In a rare, Sunday-evening address to the nation from the White House, the president announced that Osama bin Laden had been killed in a raid on a private compound outside Islamabad, Pakistan.
40,482Jun 22, 2011
Presidential Address on Troop Levels in Afghanistan
President Obama addressed the nation from the East Room of the White House on his plan to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan. While pledging an enduring partnership with Afghanistan and a ...
10,751Jul 25, 2011
Presidential Address on the Debt Ceiling
President Obama spoke about raising the debt ceiling in a national address from the East Room of the White House.
1,139Jul 31, 2011
President Obama Statement on Debt Ceiling
President Obama appeared in the Briefing Room on Sunday evening to announce that congressional leaders had reached agreement on the debt ceiling.
2,887Aug 31, 2013
President Obama on Syria
President Obama addressed the nation about U.S. response to Syrian use of chemical weapons. He detailed why he had decided that the U.S. “should take military action against Syrian regime ...
829Sep 10, 2013
Presidential Address on Use of Force in Syria
President Obama addressed the nation on the use of military force in response to chemical weapons attacks on civilian targets in Syria, a proposal by Russia and Syria to turn control of Syrian ...