Weekly Address: A Path Towards a Thriving Middle Class

In this week’s address, the President described the progress our economy has made, laying a foundation for a future that prioritizes middle-class economics. January 31, 2015.

Mensaje De La Casa Blanca

1/30/15: White House Press Briefing

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

The First Lady Presents the School Counselor of the Year Award

On January 30, 2015, First Lady Michelle Obama delivered remarks at the presentation of the School Counselor of the Year Award in the East Room of the White House.

President Obama Speaks on the Precision Medicine Initiative

On January 30, 2015 in the East Room of the White House, President Obama delivered remarks on his plan to expand precision medicine, a cutting-edge medical approach that provides treatments that are as unique as your own body.

“That’s the promise of #PrecisionMedicine—delivering the right treatments, at the right time, every time to the right person.” —President Obama on how investing in precision medicine will revolutionize our ability to improve health and treat disease

West Wing Week: 01/30/15 or, “Namaste Obama”

Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that’s happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. This week, the President made history by being the first sitting President to make a second visit to India. He and the First Lady also traveled to Saudi Arabia to pay their respects to the late King. And back at home, the President convened a meeting with U.S. Mayors, and honored outgoing Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel. That’s January 23rd to January 29th or, “Namaste Obama.”

The Promise of Precision Medicine

Building on President Obama’s announcement in his State of the Union Address, today the Administration is unveiling details about the Precision Medicine Initiative, a bold new research effort to revolutionize how we improve health and treat disease. Launched with a $215 million investment in the President’s 2016 Budget, the Precision Medicine Initiative will pioneer a new model of patient-powered research that promises to accelerate biomedical discoveries and provide clinicians with new tools, knowledge, and therapies to select which treatments will work best for which patients.

1/29/15: White House Press Briefing

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

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