Weekly Address

Biden: Raising Minimum Wage Good For Business
"In this week’s address, Vice President Biden discusses the importance of raising the federal minimum wage. It’s good for workers, it’s good for business, and it would help close the gender pay gap, as women make up more than half of the workers who stand to benefit from a raise." Read more...
Weekly Address: Obama Urges Extension Of Jobless Benefits
The president cited moral and economic reasons for extending the benefits. Read more...
Republicans' Pathetic Spin On The War On Women
No rational person could compare this rhetoric to reality and take it seriously. Read more...
Obama Weekly Address: Syria 'A Serious Threat To Our National Security'
In his weekly address, President Obama makes the case for limited and targeted military action to hold the Assad regime accountable for its violation of international norms prohibiting the use of chemical weapons. Read more...
President Obama Strikes Back
President Obama tossed aside the niceties and took dead aim at the obstructionists trying to block the Affordable Care Act. Read more...

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President Obama used his weekly address to commemorate our nation’s Independence Day, and to recognize the generations of Americans— from farmers to teachers to entrepreneurs—who worked together to make the United States what it is today. The President also thanked the men and women of the military, who have given so much to defend the United States at home and abroad, and said that we are grateful for their service and sacrifice. Read more...
In this week’s address, President Obama told the American people about a plan he unveiled a few days ago that confronts the growing threat of climate change, which will cut carbon pollution, protect our country from the impacts of climate change, and lead the world in a coordinated assault on a changing climate. Read more...
In this week's address, President Obama says that the United States Senate will soon take action to fix our broken immigration system with a commonsense bill, and urges lawmakers to act quickly to pass this bill so that we can continue to live up to our traditions as a nation of laws, and also a nation of immigrants. Read more...
In this week’s address, President Obama commemorates Memorial Day by paying tribute to the men and women in uniform who have given their lives in service to our country. Read more...
WATCH: Mother of Newtown shooting victim fights back tears as she pleads for gun control. Read more...