9/30/09: White House Press Briefing

White House Press Briefings are conducted most weekdays from the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room in the West Wing. (public domain)

President Obama on the Recovery Act at NIH

The President, speaking at the National Institute of Health, explains how the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will spur research and create jobs in the medical field. Bethesda, MD. September 30, 2009. (Public Domain)

Creating Jobs & Finding Cures: The Recovery Act at Work

Learn how $5 billion in Recovery Act funding will not only allow 12,000 medical research projects to continue, but create tens of thousands of jobs associated with them. September 30, 2009.
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President Barack Obama holds a strategy review on Afghanistan in the Situation Room of the White House, Sept. 30, 2009.

President Barack Obama holds a strategy review on Afghanistan in the Situation Room of the White House, Sept. 30, 2009.

First Lady Michelle Obama greets gymnast Nadia Comaneci, her husband gymnast Bart Connor, left, Paralympic athlete Linda Mastandrea, center-right , and other former Olympians before the Chicago 2016 Dinner in Copenhagen, Denmark, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2009. From left in the background; athletes Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Bob Berland, David Robinson, Dr. Edwin Moses and Mike Conley.

First Lady Michelle Obama greets gymnast Nadia Comaneci, her husband gymnast Bart Connor, left, Paralympic athlete Linda Mastandrea, center-right , and other former Olympians before the Chicago 2016 Dinner in Copenhagen, Denmark, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2009.  From left in the background; athletes Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Bob Berland, David Robinson, Dr. Edwin Moses and Mike Conley.

President Barack Obama takes a practice putt with a golf club presented to him by golf legend Arnold Palmer prior to the signing ceremony for H.R. 1243, the Arnold Palmer Congressional Gold Medal Act, in the Oval Office, Sept. 30, 2009.

President Barack Obama takes a practice putt with a golf club presented to him by golf legend Arnold Palmer prior to the signing ceremony for H.R. 1243, the Arnold Palmer Congressional Gold Medal Act, in the Oval Office, Sept. 30, 2009.

President Barack Obama looks through a microscope during a tour of an oncology laboratory at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., Sept. 30, 2009. Others present include Dr. Marston Linehan, left, Dr. Francis Collins, Director of NIH, second from right, and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.

President Barack Obama looks through a microscope during a tour of an oncology laboratory at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md.,  Sept. 30, 2009.  Others present include Dr. Marston Linehan, left, Dr. Francis Collins, Director of NIH, second from right, and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.

9/29/09: White House Press Briefing

White House Press Briefings are conducted most weekdays from the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room in the West Wing. (public domain)

President Obama and NATO Secretary General Rasmussen on Afghanistan, Russia

President Obama and NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, former President of Denmark, address the press after meeting in the Oval Office to discuss progress in Afghanistan. September 29, 2009. (Public Domain)

President Barack Obama and his national security team meet Sept. 29, 2009, in the Situation Room at the White House with Undersecretary of State Bill Burns, right, as Burns departs for P5+1 talks with Iran in Geneva on Thursday. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is seated at center.

President Barack Obama and his national security team meet Sept. 29, 2009, in the Situation Room at the White House with Undersecretary of State Bill Burns, right, as Burns departs for P5+1 talks with Iran in Geneva on Thursday. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is seated at center.