9/30/10: White House Press Briefing

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

National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform meeting

The bipartisan National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform holds a meeting on Capitol Hill.

Discussing the Economy in Richmond

President Obama holds a discussion on the economy with local families in Richmond, VA. September 29, 2010.

Discussing the Economy in Des Moines

President Obama holds a discussion on the economy with local families in the backyard of Jeff and Sandy Clubb in Des Moines, IA. September 29, 2010.

Discussing the Economy in Albuquerque

President Obama holds a discussion on the economy and answers a question about veterans’ benefits with local families in the front yard of Andy and Etta Cavalier in Albuquerque, NM. September 28, 2010.

White House White Board: CEA Chair Austan Goolsbee Explains the Tax Cut Fight

Introducing White House Whiteboard. In this first edition, Austan Goolsbee, Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers here at the White House, tackles the tax cut fight and what it means that Congressional Republicans are “holding middle class tax cuts hostage” as the President has said.

Open for Questions: Small Business

SBA Deputy Administrator Marie Johns answers questions about The Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 as well as opportunities available for small businesses under the Recovery Act and Affordable Care Act. September 29, 2010.

President Barack Obama, with Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy Mona Sutphen, talks on the phone with California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, while in the motorcade during a trip to Richmond, Va., Sept. 29, 2010.

President Barack Obama, with Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy Mona Sutphen, talks on the phone with California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, while in the motorcade during a trip to Richmond, Va., Sept. 29, 2010.

President Barack Obama answers questions about the economy from local families as, from left, Senior Advisor David Axelrod, Deputy Press Secretary Bill Burton, Director of Speechwriting Jon Favreau, and Trip Director Marvin Nicholson wait in a hallway of the Southhampton Recreation Association in Richmond, Va., Sept. 29, 2010.

President Barack Obama answers questions about the economy from local families as, from left, Senior Advisor David Axelrod, Deputy Press Secretary Bill Burton, Director of Speechwriting Jon Favreau, and Trip Director Marvin Nicholson wait in a hallway of the Southhampton Recreation Association in Richmond, Va., Sept. 29, 2010.

President Barack Obama enters the backyard of Jeff and Sandy Clubb in Des Moines, Iowa for a discussion on the economy with neighborhood families, Sept. 29, 2010.

President Barack Obama enters the backyard of Jeff and Sandy Clubb in Des Moines, Iowa for a discussion on the economy with neighborhood families, Sept. 29, 2010.