The Critical Role of Manufacturing

President Obama visits the Alcoa Davenport Works in Bettendorf, Iowa and speaks about the critical role manufacturing plays in the American economy. June 28, 2011.

President Barack Obama stops for lunch at Ross’ Restaurant in Bettendorf, Iowa, June 28, 2011.

President Barack Obama stops for lunch at Ross' Restaurant in Bettendorf, Iowa, June 28, 2011.

President Obama Welcomes the Colorado Rapids

The President honors the 2010 Major League Soccer champion Colorado Rapids at a ceremony in the East Room. June 27, 2011.

On Board: First Lady Michelle Obama Visits Baylor Center

In Gaborone, Botswana First Lady Michelle Obama visited Baylor Center to participate in a service project at the local teen center dedicated to combating HIV/AIDS in the community.

On Board: First Lady Michelle Obama Visits Nanga Vhuthilo Community Center

First Lady Michelle Obama visits Nanga Vhuthilo Community Center, in Soweto, South Africa to join with participants from the Young African Women Leaders Forum for a service project.

6/27/11: White House Press Briefing

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

Stop. Think. Connect. PSA Contest

Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt, Commerce Secretary Gary Locke and DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano announce the winners of the Stop. Think. Connect. PSA contest, a competition to create public service announcements that raise awareness about cyber threats and empowering Americans to be safer and more secure online. June 27, 2011.

Major League Soccer champion Colorado Rapids team members hold a soccer clinic with children of military families on the South Lawn of the White House, June 27, 2011.

Major League Soccer champion Colorado Rapids team members hold a soccer clinic with children of military families on the South Lawn of the White House, June 27, 2011.

Weekly Address: Strengthening America by Investing at Home

Speaking from Carnegie Mellon University, President Obama discusses the vital role advanced manufacturing will have in strengthening our economy and creating good, middle-class jobs.

A Renaissance in American Manufacturing

President Obama kicks off the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (AMP), a national collaboration between the government, industries, and universities to invest in cutting-edge technologies, create new jobs and bring about a renaissance in American manufacturing. June 24, 2011