President Obama Honors 2010 National Teacher of the Year

The President makes a statement on the BP oil spill and then delivers remarks honoring the 2010 National Teacher of the Year Sarah Brown Wessling from Johnston, IA as well as state teachers of the year at a ceremony in the Rose Garden. April 29, 2010.

Press Briefing on Oil Spill in Gulf of Mexico

Press Secretary Robert Gibbs and other officials brief the media on the situation in the Gulf of Mexico after a recent oil spill and provide an update on the Federal response to the crisis. Joining Gibbs are Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, Deputy Secretary of the Department of the Interior David Hayes, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson, Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change Carol Browner, and Rear Admiral of the United States Coast Guard Sally Brice OHare.

Remembering Dr. Dorothy Height

President Obama delivers the eulogy at a memorial service for Dr. Dorothy Height, saying that the inspirational civil rights leader who died last week at the age of 98 deserves a place of honor in Americas memory. April 29, 2010.

First Lady Michelle Obama gestures to Bo, the Obama family dog, on the South Lawn of the White House, April 29, 2010.

First Lady Michelle Obama gestures to Bo, the Obama family dog, on the South Lawn of the White House, April 29, 2010.

President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and Vice President Joe Biden attend Dorothy Height’s funeral at Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., April 29, 2010.

President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and Vice President Joe Biden attend Dorothy Height’s funeral at Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., April 29, 2010.

President Barack Obama returns to his seat after delivering the eulogy at the funeral for Dorothy Height at Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., April 29, 2010.

President Barack Obama returns to his seat after delivering the eulogy at the funeral for Dorothy Height at Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., April 29, 2010.

President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and Vice President Joe Biden bow their heads during the funeral for Dorothy Height at Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., April 29, 2010.

President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and Vice President Joe Biden bow their heads during the funeral for Dorothy Height at Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., April 29, 2010.

President Barack Obama meets with Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and senior administration officials, including National Security Advisor Gen. James Jones, left, in the Oval Office, regarding the situation in the Gulf of Mexico, April 29, 2010.

President Barack Obama meets with Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and senior administration officials, including National Security Advisor Gen. James Jones, left,  in the Oval Office, regarding the situation in the Gulf of Mexico, April 29, 2010.

Reforming Wall Street: The View from Main Street

President Obama makes the case for bringing financial reform
and responsibility to Wall Street at a “White House to Main Street” tour stop in Quincy, IL. April 28, 2010.

President Obama Visits Biorefining Plant

The President visits POET Biorefining in Macon, MO on his “White House to Main Street” tour and talks about how investments in clean energy can lead to a more prosperous and independent America. April 28, 2010.