Asia Trip

Keep up with the President during his trip to Asia as he seeks to strengthen diplomatic ties abroad and strengthen the economy here at home.

President Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Hatoyama
President Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Hatoyama
President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama., White House Photo, Lawrence Jackson, 11/13/09

Education in Wisconsin

During a visit to Wisconsin, the President and Secretary of Education pledge to make sure schools that are willing to reform have the resources to do it.

White House Photo, Pete Souza, 11/4/09

Health Insurance Reform and Women

We've discussed health insurance reform from a lot of different perspectives, from doctors to seniors to small business owners. First Lady Michelle Obama discusses it as a woman, and as a mom.

Health Insurance Reform and Women
Health Insurance Reform and Women
White House Photo, Samantha Appleton, 9/16/09

Where the Recovery Jobs Are

The Recovery Act is working, and so are over one million people whose jobs have been saved or created by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Where the Recovery Jobs Are
Where the Recovery Jobs Are

A New Foundation

The Blog Blog Feed

  • Meeting Female Students in Abu Dhabi

    Janet Napolitano, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, visits Zayed University in the United Arab Emirates where she meets with a group of students who are taking advantage of new opportunities for women in education and society.

  • The United States and Asia: "Inextricably Linked"

    President Obama and Prime Minister Hatoyama of Japan hold a joint press conference after the first meetings of President Obama's trip to Asia.

  • "America's Last Frontier"

    President Obama thanks the men and women of Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage, Alaska for their unwavering commitment to the country.

  • A Closer Look at Business and Health Insurance Reform

    Christina Romer, Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers, unpacks today's report from the Business Roundtable a little bit.

  • Staying in Touch During the Asia Trip

    Earlier today, the President left for Asia, stopping over in Alaska before heading to Tokyo, Japan. During this trip, we’re going to try something new. To offer an inside perspective to everyone back here in the U.S., Ben Rhodes, the Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications, will be providing frequent updates on the trip.

  • The Work of the Office: White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships

    Joshua DuBois describes the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships and gives a few examples of its daily work.

PHOTO of the DAY

President Barack Obama greets troops at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Alaska en route to Tokyo.

President Barack Obama greets troops at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Alaska en route to Tokyo. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza, November 12, 2009

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