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Obama Weekly Address: Moving Forward

In his weekly address, President Barack Obama addressed the latest economic news and urged the passing of an America Recovery and Reinvestment Plan. He also announced that Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is preparing a new strategy for reviving our financial system — which will not only ensure that CEOs aren’t abusing taxpayer dollars, but also get…

President Obama’s First Weekly Address

In his first weekly address since being sworn in as the 44th president of the United States, President Barack Obama discusses how the American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan will jump-start the economy. “This is not just a short-term program to boost employment,” he said. “It’s one that will invest in our most important priorities like…

Obama’s Weekly Address: January 17, 2008

Our Democratic Tradition In his final weekly address before assuming office, President-elect Barack Obama speaks about the upcoming Inauguration activities, a tradition at the heart of our democracy. This year’s inauguration will be the most open and accessible in history. Thousands of people will come together—not just in the capital, but across the nation—to serve…

Obama Weekly Address: Turning around unemployment

The high unemployment numbers released this week rattled the country, as anxiety about the deepening recession hit home to more and more American families. President-elect Obama’s Weekly Address responds with an urgent call for immediate and dramatic action to get our economy working again. The President-elect’s proposed plan won’t just create jobs—it will also provide…

Obama’s Holiday Message

A few days late, but here is President-elect Obama’s weekly message as presented on December 24, 2008. In this week’s weekly address, President-elect Barack Obama calls on Americans to honor our service men and women and to think of those Americans being hurt by our sluggish economy. “This season of giving should also be a…

Obama’s Weekly Address

Here is President-Elect Barack Obama’s address for this week. For more information about the transition to the Barack Obama administration visit www.change.gov. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zd8f9Zqap6U[/youtube]