Weekly Address: Working Together on Behalf of the American People

In his weekly address, President Obama highlights the bipartisan budget agreement that unwinds some of the cuts that were damaging to the economy and keeps investments in areas that help us grow, and urges both parties to work together to extend emergency unemployment insurance and act on new measures to create jobs and strengthen the middle class.

Mensaje De La Casa Blanca

En el mensaje de esta semana, el Secretario de Trabajo Tom Pérez discutió la importancia de extender el seguro de desempleo para un millón de personas en los Estados Unidos, incluyendo muchos Latinos, que pueden perder una fuente vital de ingresos a solo pocos días después de Navidad. December 20, 2013.

President Obama Holds a News Conference

President Obama answers questions from the press in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room. December 20, 2013.

Welcome to the Oval Office.

Last day in this office until 2014

The Resolute desk reflected in a Christmas ornament in the Oval Office

On The Clock: Unemployment Insurance

Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, Jason Furman, discusses the importance of unemployment insurance to Americans and the economy. Learn More: http://wh.gov/l93v1

President Barack Obama holds a press conference in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Dec. 20, 2013.

President Barack Obama holds a press conference in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Dec. 20, 2013.

West Wing Week: 12/20/13 or “26 Candles”

This week, the White House honored those lost at Sandy Hook on the one year anniversary. The President met with newly elected mayors and executives from America’s leading technology companies, discussed the benefits of health care reform with a group of moms, and celebrated the holidays with Christmas in Washington.

12/19/13: White House Press Briefing

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