Add to EJ Playlist From October 19th through October 31st, we are calling on Federal employees and military personnel to take the GreenGov Challenge -- an online participatory program that challenges Federal employees and military personnel to take part in the Presidents Executive Order on Federal Sustainability by submitting their own clean energy ideas and voting on others. In November, some of the best ideas will be presented to the Steering Committee on Federal Sustainability a group comprised of a senior official from each agency who is responsible for delivering each agencys sustainability plan. October 19, 2009. (Public Domain)
Add to EJ Playlist The President holds a town hall at the University of New Orleans to hear directly from the people on the ground about Gulf Coast rebuilding, what is going well and what their concerns are. October 15, 2009. (Public Domain)
Add to EJ Playlist The President attends the Points of Light forum at Texas A&M University. Points of Light is a non-profit organization decided to supporting volunteer-based organizations. The forum was hosted by President and Points of Light founder George H.W. Bush. October 16, 2009. (Public Domain)
Add to EJ Playlist The President goes through the leading conservative and Republican figures who have come out one after another urging passage of health insurance reform. After a summer of intense debate, cooler heads begin to prevail to make progress for the American people. October 10, 2009. (Public Domain)
Add to EJ Playlist The President pushes for one of the pillars of his new economic foundation: reforming our financial system to look out for consumers, not just banks. October 9, 2009. (Public Domain)
Add to EJ Playlist The President pays a visit to the National Counterterroris m Center in DC, meeting with leadership before giving a simple but profound "thank you" to the staff. October 6, 2009. (Public Domain)
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The President speaks out passionately for health insurance reform at the AFL-CIO Convention in Pittsburgh, PA. September 15, 2009. (Public Domain)
Add to EJ Playlist The President explains his plan to address one of the major causes of the current economic crisis -- the breakdown of oversight leading to widespread abuses in the financial world. The new Consumer Financial Protection Agency will have the sole job of looking out for the financial interests of ordinary Americans by banning unfair practices and enforcing the rules. This is a cornerstone in Americas new economic foundation. (Public Domain)
Add to EJ Playlist The President hosts a Young Mens Barbeque at the White House for students from local schools to discuss the importance of fatherhood and taking personal responsibility. He is joined by well-known fathers from across the country, as well as everyday fathers who have successfully managed to fulfill their obligations. All of these men serve as exemplary examples of the spirit of fatherhood, and can serve as examples for these young men and men across the country. June 19, 2009. (Public Domain)
Add to EJ Playlist The President speaks at the Esperanza National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast and Conference on the role faith and immigration have played in Americas history, and the role they will play in Americas future. (public domain)
Add to EJ Playlist As the culmination of a months-long process in which the President consulted with the most expert and experienced regulators, leaders in Congress, and his entire economic team, he announces his vision for desperately needed financial regulatory reform. A major brick in the new foundation for Americas economy. June 17, 2009. (Public Domain)
Add to EJ Playlist Watch President Obama backstage as he records his cameo appearance on "The Colbert Report." In this pre-taped segment, he orders Colbert's head shaved, which was promptly executed by General Odierno during the show's special broadcasts from Camp Victory in Baghdad. (Public Domain)
Add to EJ Playlist After meeting with President Lee Myung-bak of the Republic of Korea in the Oval Office, President Obama and President Lee take questions from the press. June 16, 2009. (Public Domain)
Add to EJ Playlist 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)
Add to EJ Playlist In Green Bay, Wisconsin the President holds a town hall to talk directly to the American people about the need for real health reform -- no excuses, no endless delay. June 11, 2009. (Public Domain)
Add to EJ Playlist President Obama welcomes the Super Bowl Champion Pittsburgh Steelers to the White House along with approximately 50 Wounded Warriors from Walter Reed Army Medical Center and National Naval Medical Center and their families to work with the USO assembling care packages for the troops. May 21, 2009. (Public Domain)
Add to EJ Playlist The President announces that banks have paid back $68 billion in TARP funds, and comes out in support of legislation to make Pay As You Go the law of the land, ensuring every new dollar spent must first be saved elsewhere. June 9, 2009. (Public Domain)
Add to EJ Playlist You should be with us in 2012, join now: http://my.barac kobama.com/hlth carevid
On June 6th, tens of thousands of people came together to organize for health care reform by attending thousands of Health Care Organizing Kickoff events in all fifty states.
These events were an opportunity for Americans to voice their support for President Obama's three principles for health care reform. Go to www.barackobama .com/HealthCare to read the principles and to add your voice to the growing chorus for reform in America.
Together, well win health care reform the same way we won the election: Building support one block, one neighbor, one conversation at a time.
Add to EJ Playlist 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. (public domain)
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On May 28, 2009, Barack Obama joined a conference call with leading Organizing for America volunteers to talk about health care reform. Learn more at my.BarackObama. com/ObamaCall
Add to EJ Playlist Watch a higher quality version (with various language captions available) at http://www.yout ube.com/watch?v =NaxZPiiKyMw (public domain)
"A New Beginning"
The President gives a speech in Cairo, Egypt, outlining his personal commitment to engagement with the Muslim world, based upon mutual interests and mutual respect, and discusses how the United States and Muslim communities around the world can bridge some of the differences that have divided them. June 4, 2009. (public domain)