Administration Officials Highlight Progress on HIV/AIDS Issues

On the eve of World AIDS Day, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Senior Advisor to the President Valerie Jarrett, and other officials discuss the progress the Obama Administration has made in combating HIV/AIDS at home and abroad. November 30, 2009. (Public Domain)

11/30/09: 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)

Who Do You Trust About Health Insurance Reform?

Amidst all the noise over health insurance reform, Vice President Joe Biden asks the important question, Who Do You Trust? Lori Heim, M.D., (President, American Academy of Family Physicians) and Rebecca Patton, MSN, RN, CNOR (President, American Nurses Association) explain why doctors and nurses are calling for reform. November 30, 2009 (Public Domain)

President Barack Obama is briefed by, from left, NSC Senior Director for Russian Affairs Mike McFaul, Special Assistant to the President Gary Samore, Deputy National Security Advisor Tom Donilon, and NSC Director for Pakistan Eric Lebson in the Oval Office, Nov. 30, 2009.

President Barack Obama is briefed by, from left, NSC Senior Director for Russian Affairs Mike McFaul, Special Assistant to the President Gary Samore, Deputy National Security Advisor Tom Donilon, and NSC Director for Pakistan Eric Lebson in the Oval Office, Nov. 30, 2009.

An ornament hangs on the official White House Christmas Tree in the Blue Room of the White House, Dec. 1, 2009.

An ornament hangs on the official White House Christmas Tree in the Blue Room of the White House, Dec. 1, 2009.

A team of volunteers decorates the official White House Christmas Tree in the Blue Room of the White House, Nov. 30, 2009.

A team of volunteers decorates the official White House Christmas Tree in the Blue Room of the White House, Nov. 30, 2009.

Pastry chefs Jack Revelle, right, and Chris Phillips help construct a replica of the White House, made of gingerbread and white chocolate, in the China Room of the White House, Nov. 30, 2009.

Pastry chefs Jack Revelle, right, and Chris Phillips help construct a replica of the White House, made of gingerbread and white chocolate, in the China Room of the White House, Nov. 30, 2009.

President Barack Obama greets the crowd at a college basketball game between Oregon State, which is coached by his brother-in-law Craig Robinson, and George Washington University in Washington, D.C., Nov. 28, 2009.

President Barack Obama greets the crowd at a college basketball game between Oregon State, which is coached by his brother-in-law Craig Robinson, and George Washington University in Washington, D.C., Nov. 28, 2009.

President Barack Obama eats popcorn while watching a college basketball game between Oregon State, which is coached by his brother-in-law Craig Robinson, and George Washington University in Washington, D.C., Nov. 28, 2009.

President Barack Obama eats popcorn while watching a college basketball game between Oregon State, which is coached by his brother-in-law Craig Robinson, and George Washington University in Washington,  D.C., Nov. 28, 2009.

The First Lady Receives the White House Christmas Tree

The First Lady is presented with the Official White House Christmas Tree, which this year comes from Shepherdstown, West Virginia. The 18 ½ ft Douglas-fir will arrives on the traditional horse drawn carriage to the North Portico. The tree will be on display in the Blue Room throughout the holiday season. November 27, 2009. (Public Domain)