The Acts of Obama

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Obama's Weekly Address: Celebrating Independence Day


In this week's address, President Obama commemorated Independence Day by noting the contributions and sacrifices from individuals throughout the history of this country - from our Founding Fathers, to the men and women in our military serving at home and abroad.

In this week's address, the President previewed the first-ever White House Summit on Working Families, where he will bring together business leaders and workers to discuss the challenges that working parents face every day and lift up solutions that are good for these families and American businesses.

In this week's address, President Obama underscored the importance of helping to lift the burden of crushing student loan debt faced by too many Americans and highlighted the efforts he's taken to ensure we uphold America's commitment to provide a quality education for all who are willing to work for it.

In this week's address, President Obama discussed new actions by the Environmental Protection Agency to cut dangerous carbon pollution, a plan that builds on the efforts already taken by many states, cities and companies.

President Obama commemorates Memorial Day and honors our nation's fallen patriots in remarks at Arlington National Cemetery.

Ahead of Memorial Day, the President made a surprise visit to Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan, where he spoke to thousands of troops stationed there and thanked them for their service.

In this week's address, President Obama commemorates Memorial Day by honoring the brave men and women in uniform who have given their lives in service to our country.

In this week's address, the President discusses actions to expand opportunity for more Americans, with or without the help of Republicans in Congress, including his Administration's efforts to cut red tape for major transportation infrastructure projects. And in the coming days, the President will meet with business leaders to highlight the importance of bringing jobs back to America and will also discuss the economic benefits of making it easier for tourists to visit and spend money at attractions in the U.S., which in turn helps local businesses and grows the economy for everyone.

In this week's address, First Lady Michelle Obama honored all mothers on this upcoming Mother's Day and offered her thoughts, prayers and support in the wake of the unconscionable terrorist kidnapping of more than 200 Nigerian girls.

In this week's address, the President provides an update on the work his Administration has done to strengthen the economy and expand opportunity for hardworking Americans in this Year of Action.

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