the White House President Barack Obama

Briefing Room

The White House provides timely and accurate information about the President's latest events and public statements. Here you'll find photos, video, and transcripts, as well as proclamations, executive orders, and press releases.

 
 
 
 
 

From the News Room

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Want to know what’s going on around the White House? Get the latest news from the official White House blog.

View all of the White House’s most share-worthy infographics and videos on a range of topics – like education, health care, immigration, economy, energy and environment, and much more – in one place.

Whether it's behind-the-scenes at the White House or an official trip across the globe, get an inside look at the Presidency through the lenses of the White House photographers.

Stay up-to-date on important news and top issues of the day. Get the daily download on the latest news with the White House video gallery.

If it’s happening now, it’s happening on White House Live. Watch the daily press briefings, breaking news conferences, and the President’s remarks in real time.

Watch performances at the White House by renowned artists such as Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, and Justin Timberlake—just to name a few.

From the Press Office

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Text and video of President Obama's Saturday morning addresses to the nation

Text and video of speeches and remarks by President Obama, the First Lady, and members of the administration

Transcripts of press briefings and statements from the White House Press Secretary

Announcements from the White House Press Office

The daily events planned for the President and Vice President

Executive Orders, Memoranda, and Proclamations

Bills that the President has signed into law, declined to sign, or that he may sign in the coming days

A listing of the President's nominees for positions in federal government agencies, as well as judicial nominees

Featured Policy

Immigration: We need a fair, effective, and common-sense immigration system that lives up to our heritage as a nation of laws and a nation of immigrants.
Minimum Wage: A look at how raising the minimum wage to $10.10 will benefit hardworking families and spur America’s economic growth.