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August 19, 2014
President Obama might still decide to give a speech about events in Ferguson. But it probably won’t be the speech many of his supporters want. When Obama gave the first Race Speech he was a unifying figure trying to win the Democratic nomination. Today he’s a divisive figure who needs to govern the whole country. The White House never forgets that.
Ezra Klein breaks down why Obama didn’t exactly win hearts over with his Ferguson speech yesterday.
10:31 // 1 month ago
June 5, 2014
whitehouse:

Higher education is the most important investment you can make in your future. But it’s also never been more expensive. That’s why President Obama has pushed for historic investments to make college more affordable.
It’s also why we’re so excited to announce that President Obama will hold his first-ever Tumblr Q&A on Tuesday on education and college affordability — moderated by Tumblr’s founder/CEO David Karp. Here. At the White House.
Here’s how you can get involved: Ask your questions on @ObamaIRL, and on Tuesday, President Obama will answer a bunch.
Tuesday, June 10th. President Obama. Tumblr. Here at the White House. IRL.

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whitehouse:

Higher education is the most important investment you can make in your future. But it’s also never been more expensive. That’s why President Obama has pushed for historic investments to make college more affordable.

It’s also why we’re so excited to announce that President Obama will hold his first-ever Tumblr Q&A on Tuesday on education and college affordability — moderated by Tumblr’s founder/CEO David Karp. Here. At the White House.

Here’s how you can get involved: Ask your questions on @ObamaIRL, and on Tuesday, President Obama will answer a bunch.

Tuesday, June 10th. President Obama. Tumblr. Here at the White House. IRL.

Someone’s ask box is about to fill up.

11:39 // 3 months ago
May 30, 2014
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May 11, 2014
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April 21, 2014
So we’ll leave it to others to comment on Mr. Bieber’s case, but we’re glad you care about immigration issues. Because our current system is broken. Too many employers game the system by hiring undocumented workers, and 11 million people are living in the shadows.
I see what you did there, White House.
12:08 // 5 months ago
February 7, 2014

Stuff you may have missed: February 7, 2014

New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez, who has had his career tainted by a steroids scandal, will officially sit the next season out after the player decided to give up his legal fight with the league.

Last October, LinkedIn launched an app called Intro, a novel extension that extended the iOS mail program in an extremely insecure way. Today, LinkedIn dropped the app. Oops.

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong isn’t afraid to cut your 401(k) benefits and blame it on some mothers who had difficult births.

A dude tried to jump the fence of the White House, forcing a lockdown.

Clint Eastwood saved a dude’s life this week.

22:28 // 7 months ago
January 28, 2014
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December 2, 2013
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November 23, 2013
Earlier this week, a bunch of news organizations complained that the White House’s official photographer, Pete Souza, was getting all the good photos. This was Souza’s response.

Earlier this week, a bunch of news organizations complained that the White House’s official photographer, Pete Souza, was getting all the good photos. This was Souza’s response.

13:41 // 9 months ago
November 10, 2013
17:51 // 10 months ago