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Obama Weekly Address

Obama Addresses White House Petition To Make Tim Howard Secretary Of Defense

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.04.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama congratulated the U.S. men's soccer team "who represented America so well the last few weeks" at the 2014 World Cup, and gave a...

Obama Spells Out His 'Number One Priority'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is promoting the work he's done in what he's calling his "Year of Action." In his weekly radio and onlin...

50-Plus Votes To Repeal Obamacare, But Not One On The Minimum Wage

AP/HuffPost | Posted 04.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is again encouraging Congress to pass a bill raising the minimum raise to $10.10 an hour. In his weekly ...

Obama: Women Still Face Outdated Policies At Work

AP | Posted 03.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the economy hasn't caught up to the new reality that women now make up about half of the workforce. ...

Obama: Overtime Pay Plan Will Help 'Build An Economy That Works For Everybody'

AP | Posted 03.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says it's not right that businesses that treat their employers fairly can be undercut by competitors who do...

Obama: It's Time To Give America A Raise

AP | Posted 03.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he's hearing from business owners across the country who are voluntarily paying their workers more tha...

Obama To Congress: Move On The Jobs Issue

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is challenging Congress to help him create jobs and rebuild the nation's infrastructure. In his weekly r...

Obama: Congress Must Finish The Minimum Wage Job

AP | Posted 02.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says Congress should finish the job he started by raising the minimum wage to $10.10. In his weekly radi...

Obama's Weekly Address Stresses His Go-It-Alone Strategy

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 02.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is drawing attention to his go-it-alone strategy, emphasizing administrative steps he's taking to spur econ...

Obama To Sexual Assault Victims: 'I've Got Your Back'

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says sexual assault affects not only individual victims but the entire country. In his weekly radio and In...

Obama: 2014 'Will Be A Year Of Action' On Jobs

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is calling 2014 "a year of action" for creating jobs and economic opportunities for American families. I...

Obama Calls For Restoring Unemployment Benefits

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama is urging Congress to reinstate jobless benefits for more than a million Americans. In his weekly radio an...

Obama Christmas Address Encourages Americans To Help Those In Need

AP / The Huffington Post | Posted 12.25.2013 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama is encouraging Americans to embrace the spirit of Christmas by volunteering at a soup kitchen, buying gifts f...

Obama's Weekly Address Calls Bipartisan Budget A Hopeful Sign

AP/HuffPost | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the bipartisan budget approved by Congress is a hopeful sign that Washington can end its cycle of cris...

Obama Gives Thanks For America's Founders, Troops, Volunteers

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.28.2013 | Politics

BY DARLENE SUPERVILLE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says Americans have much to be thankful for this Thanksgivin...

Obama Seeks To Shift Focus Away From Negative Headlines

AP | Posted 11.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. economy is improving even if its progress has been overshadowed by political gridlock and the...

Obama: 'Cutting Just For The Sake Of Cutting' Has Not 'Helped Our Economy Grow'

AP | Posted 11.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says budget negotiations in Congress are about choices and priorities. In his weekly radio and Internet ...

Obama: 'There Were No Winners In This' Government Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.19.2013 | Politics

A little more than 48 hours after the 2013 government shutdown came to a close, President Barack Obama used his first weekly address since to stress t...

'This Would Not Be Another Iraq Or Afghanistan'

Reuters | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON, Sept 7 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama told his war-weary country on Saturday that America needs to ...

Obama Promises To Keep Fighting For Middle Class Americans

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says it won't be easy to reverse forces that for decades have conspired against working Americans. But he sa...

Obama: Time To Turn The Page On Big Woes

AP | Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says the housing market is healing, but it's time to turn the page on the "bubble-and-bust mentality" that l...

Obama: Choices Now Will Govern Future Economy

AP | Posted 07.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama says Washington's top priority must be to reverse trends like economic inequality, weakened middle-class security...

Obama Cites Bush Support In Immigration Push

AP | Posted 09.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says overhauling the nation's immigration system can provide a big boost to the economic recovery. In his w...

WATCH: Obama's 4th Of July Address Celebrates America's 'Improbable' Rise

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 07.04.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama delivered his 4th of July address on Thursday, celebrating the day that the United States decided to move from "colonists" to "...

Obama: Make Climate Change A Must For Your Vote

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 08.29.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is trying to frame climate change as a make-or-break political issue, urging Americans to vote only for thos...