President Obama and the First Lady wish families across the country a “Merry Christmas” and encourage everyone to support the troops and their families this holiday season. Continue reading
The President talks about his first year fighting against special interests and barring…
… lobbyists from his Administration, as well as the fight to come in the wake of a recent Supreme Court decision. January 23, 2009.
The President looks back to the bipartisan Patients Bill of Rights, a bill that was defeated in Congress at the hands of special interests and their supporters…
The President explains how the Recovery Act helped end our economic free fall, and how his agenda is helping to set a new foundation for our economy.
From health reform, to energy, to creating the jobs of the future, the Presidents proposals will make our economy stronger for both the current generations and our children, all in a way that will get our deficits under control. July 10, 2009
The President recounts Americas great history of overcoming seemingly insurmountable challenges, and pledges to lead America in continuing that tradition. Focusing on creating a clean energy economy, comprehensive health reform, …
…and revitalizing an education system in need of change, the President pledges not to leave these decades-old problems to yet another generation to solve. July 3, 2009.
The President praises historic energy legislation passed by the House of Representatives. The legislation will help America create green jobs,
ensure clean air for our children, move towards energy independence and combat climate change. July 27, 2009.
The President has long noted that skyrocketing health care costs will be disastrous for our long term national debt unless we pass real reform.
In this Weekly Address, the President also explains how he will cover the upfront costs of reform by eliminating overpayments to Medicaid and Medicare and driving down costs contributing to governments health care expenditures across the board. (Public Domain)
The President makes clear that as Congress works through health care reform legislation, it must include fundamental changes that lower costs,
ensure Americans have choices, and establish access to quality, affordable health care for all Americans. But what we cant welcome, the President says, is reform that just invests more money in the status quo reform that throws good money after bad habits.
President Barack Obama calls on the American people to join him in paying tribute to Americas veterans…
…servicemen and women particularly those who have made the ultimate sacrifice – and their families.