12,524Jan 22, 2013
Inaugural Prayer Service
President and Michelle Obama and Vice President and Jill Biden attended the National Prayer where ministers representing various religious traditions offered prayers for the country and the ...
3,266Jan 21, 2013
Congressional Inaugural Luncheon
President Obama and Vice President Biden attended a luncheon in the U.S. Capitol following their swearing-in ceremony. As the official party departed the luncheon, they stopped briefly at a ...
226Mar 9, 2010
Presidential Remarks on Greek Independence
President Obama and Prime Minister Papandreou spoke at a reception honoring Greek Independence Day. In his remarks Prime Minister Papandreou spoke about Greece’s economic crisis and said ...
3,611Jan 21, 2009
Inaugural Prayer Service
President and Mrs. Obama and Vice President and Mrs. Biden attended the National Prayer Service in the National Cathedral. Spiritual leaders representing various religious traditions ...
16,416Sep 4, 2008
2008 Republican Convention, Day 4
The theme of the final day of the Republican National Convention at the Excel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota, was “Peace: A Safer and More Secure America.” The ...
12,306Aug 27, 2008
2008 Democratic Convention, Day 3
The third day of the Democratic National Convention at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado, focused on military, security, and foreign policy issues. Senator Barack Obama was nominated by ...
39Mar 24, 2006
Greek Independence Day Celebration
President Bush signed a proclamation honoring the 185th anniversary of Greek Independence Day, March 25, 1821, when Greece was liberated from the Ottoman Empire. The Archbishop talked about the ...
16Jan 13, 2005
Middle East Peace Process
Religious leaders spoke about U.S. foreign policy, the Middle East peace process, and the commitment of the faith community to assist in peace efforts. Among the topics they addressed were ...
5,454Sep 1, 2004
Republican National Convention, Day 3
On the third day of the Republican National Garden in Madison Square Garden, party leaders talked about the Republican domestic agenda and national defense issues. Senator Miller, who had given ...
20Mar 25, 2002
Greek Independence Day Ceremony
President Bush and Archbishop Demetrios marked Greek Independence Day at an official ceremony at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. Among the topics they addressed were the blessings of ...
369Jan 1, 2002
New York City Mayor Inauguration
In his inaugural address Mayor Bloomberg talked about rebuilding the city after the September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, cutting the size of city government, and called on ...
1,266Sep 23, 2001
New York City Prayer Service
New York political leaders and leaders of several different religions in the U.S. conducted a prayer service in Yankee Stadium for victims and families of those killed or missing in the September ...
16Mar 23, 2001
Greek Community Issues
President Bush spoke to Greek-American leaders about relations with Greece, and the influence of Greek culture.
245Aug 16, 2000
Democratic National Convention Day 3 Afternoon
Candidates, office holders and others spoke to delegates about the Democratic position on several issues including affirmative action, hate crimes, gun control, health care and education. They ...
766Aug 2, 2000
Republican National Convention Day 3
On the third day of the convention themed “prosperity with a purpose,” participants talked about maintaining a strong economy. Among the issues they discussed were tax relief, ...