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Obama Weekly Address: Honoring Our Fallen Heros

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In this week’s address, President Obama paid tribute to our men and women in uniform who have died in service to our country. The President also reaffirmed our nation’s dedication to serving our veterans as well as they have served us, and thanked our men and women in uniform for their unwavering commitment to the United States.

Obama Weekly Address: “It’s Time Washington Acted as Responsibly as Our Families Do”

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WASHINGTON – President Obama used his weekly address to preview his budget saying that it will help the government live within its means, while still investing in the future.  In addition to stripping out waste, his budget includes a freeze on annual domestic spending over the next five years—even for programs he cares deeply about—which…

Weekly Address: National Security Over Politics on START

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In this week’s address, President Obama called on members of Congress to come together to ratify the new START treaty just as they were able to come together to pass the essential economic package he signed into law on Friday. Ratifying a treaty like START is not about winning a victory for an administration or a political party, it is about the safety and security of the country.

President Obama’s Thanksgiving Greeting

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During this holiday season, President Obama used his weekly address to give thanks for the blessings of America, in particular that distinctly American impulse to give something of ourselves and do what is required to make tomorrow better than today. With that sense of determination and sacrifice, America has built a powerful economy, stood against tyranny, fought for equality, and connected the globe with our own science and imagination.