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Obama Weekly Address: Calling for Fiscal Discipline

From The White House Blog: This week the President reiterates a theme that has been a hallmark of his career, namely that “old habits and stale thinking” will simply not help us solve the new and immense problems our country faces. Listing off several specific changes he intends to bring, he describes his guiding principle:…

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 New Year’s Address

In this week’s weekly address, President-elect Barack Obama lays out the challenges that face us in the new year, and his plan for taking them on. “We need an American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan that not only creates jobs in the short-term but spurs economic growth and competitiveness in the long-term,” he says. “And this…

Obama’s Weekly Address: HUD Secretary Nomination

Here is this week’s message from President-Elect Barack Obama, announcing the nomination of his Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Shaun Donovan. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11gmqODMX44&eurl=http://change.gov/newsroom/entry/secretary_of_housing_and_urban_development_announced_in_weekly_address/&feature=player_embedded[/youtube]