From Ballet to Hip Hop: Young Dancers at the White House

The First Lady welcomed young girls to the White House for a workshop with dancing icons from Alvin Ailey Dance Theater, Judith Jamison, Debbie Allen, Dance Theater of Harlem, and Fatima Robinson.

2/29/16: White House Press Briefing

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

Happy #LeapDay!

The President Presents the Medal of Honor to U.S. Navy Senior Chief Edward Byers, Jr.

President Obama presents the Medal of Honor to U.S. Navy Senior Chief Edward Byers, Jr at the White House. February 29, 2016

11 overseas deployments. 9 combat tours. 5 Bronze Stars with valor. 2 Purple Hearts. Today President Obama honored [tag: USNavy] SEAL Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator Ed Byers with the #MedalOfHonor. Watch the President describe Ed’s harrowing mission that earned him this prestigious honor by clicking the link in the bio.

“Climate change is real. It’s happening right now…let us not take this planet for granted.” Thank you, @LeonardoDiCaprio. #ActOnClimate #Oscars

West Wing Week 2/26/16 or, “Let’s Go Ahead and Get This Thing Done”

Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that’s happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. This week, the President hosted governors from across the nation for dinner and discussion, announced plans to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, hosted the King of Jordan, paid tribute to Ray Charles, and held a panel discussion on one of the most exciting frontiers in science – precision medicine. That’s February 19th to February 25th or, “Let’s Go Ahead and Get This Thing Done.”

Weekly Address: Degrading and Destroying ISIL

In this week’s address, President Obama discussed the global campaign to degrade and destroy ISIL.

President Obama on track featuring @ddlovato, Usher, @YolandaAdams, @leonbridgesofficial and more. #RayCharlesTribute 🎤

President Obama Delivers Remarks on the 7-Year Anniversary of the Recovery Act

On the seven-year anniversary of the Recovery Act, President Obama spoke at the Saft America Advanced Batteries Plant in Jacksonville, Florida. February 26, 2016.