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Stay up-to-date with the latest news from the Oval Office, including domestic and foreign policy issues and agenda, speeches, and challenges that the leader of the free world faces.

Jun 28, 2011

Just days after the New York State Senate passed a bill making same-sex marriage a signature away from being legal in the state, President Barack Obama addressed the issue by telling a room full of supporters of the bill that he believes the bill passing is an example of democracy.

Obama specifically addressed the issue, saying gay couples “deserve the same legal rights as every other couple in this country."

More than 500 Democratic Party donors from the LGBT community joined Obama at the Manhattan fundraiser which was brimming with excitement with the same-sex ma

Jun 17, 2011

Ronald Reagan was the first U.S. President to use an automatic signature to authorize legislation.

Jun 7, 2011

Though the American President may not have a direct impact on the economy, as the scope of an economic system is too vast for one man, the burden of responsibility is often placed squarely on his shoulders.

President Barack Obama urged the American people to remain optimistic about the economy after poor economic data surrounding job creation was addressed in a press conference that featured world leaders.

“I’m not concerned about a double-dip recession.

May 27, 2011

President Barack Obama, like any incoming President, inherited a multitude of problems facing the country upon taking over in January of 2009.

May 16, 2011

President Barack Obama recently announced a plan that would speed up the process of domestic drilling during a period in which gas prices are currently averaging more than $4 per gallon across the country, CNN reports.

According to the news source, the Obama administration is planning to expedite the leasing process for the Alaska National Petroleum Reserve and extend Gulf of Mexico drilling leases in order to allow more time for companies to implement new safety measures.

The president also explained that he wants to speed up the testing process for potential oil resources o