1/31/13: White House Press Briefing

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

White House Hangout with Cecilia Muñoz on Immigration Reform

Cecilia Muñoz, the Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, participates in a “Fireside Hangout” about immigration reform. Jose Antonio Vargas, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and founder of Define America, moderated the hangout, and participants included America Ferrera, Jim Wallis, Cristina Jimenez, and Shervin Pishevar. January 31, 2013.

President Barack Obama is viewed through the window as he meets with Chief of Staff Jack Lew in the Oval Office, Jan. 31, 2013.

President Barack Obama is viewed through the window as he meets with Chief of Staff Jack Lew in the Oval Office, Jan. 31, 2013.

1/30/13: White House Press Briefing

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

President Barack Obama greets former Rep. Gabrielle “Gabby” Giffords and her husband, former astronaut Mark Kelly, in the Oval Office after they testified at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on gun violence, Jan. 30, 2013.

President Barack Obama greets former Rep. Gabrielle “Gabby” Giffords and her husband, former astronaut Mark Kelly, in the Oval Office after they testified at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on gun violence, Jan. 30, 2013.

President Obama Speaks on Comprehensive Immigration Reform

President Obama speaks on the need for comprehensive immigration reform and outlines a proposal for a fair, effective and commonsense immigration system.

Honoring the NBA Champion Miami Heat

Dwyane Wade, Shane Battier, Lebron James and Erik Spoelstra of the Miami Heat talk about their visit to the White House with President Obama.

President Barack Obama signs an accompanying letter to Congressional leaders after signing H.R. 152, which provides fiscal year 2013 supplemental appropriations to respond to and recover from the severe damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, Jan. 29, 2013.

President Barack Obama signs an accompanying letter to Congressional leaders after signing H.R. 152, which provides fiscal year 2013 supplemental appropriations to respond to and recover from the severe damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, Jan. 29, 2013.

President Obama Announces $155 Million in Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the Syrian People

President Obama announces an additional $155 million in humanitarian aid for those affected by the violence of the Assad regime. This aid from the American people is providing food, clean water, medicine, medical treatment, immunizations for children, clothing, and winter supplies for millions of people in need inside Syria and in neighboring countries.

President Obama Announces $155 Million in Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the Syrian People

President Obama announces an additional $155 million in humanitarian aid for those affected by the violence of the Assad regime. This aid from the American people is providing food, clean water, medicine, medical treatment, immunizations for children, clothing, and winter supplies for millions of people in need inside Syria and in neighboring countries. (Arabic Translation)