“We decided to stay in D.C. for a couple more years. This way, our youngest daughter can finish up high school, and Michelle can stay closer to her plot of carrots. She’s already making plans to see them everyday.” —President Obama at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. #WHCD

“Michelle has not aged a day. The only way you can date her in photos is by looking at me.” —President Obama at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. #WHCD

“From our family to yours, chag sameach.” —President Obama on the last day of #Passover

Weekly Address: It’s Time for the Senate To Do Its Job

In this week’s address, the President repeated his call for Republicans in the United States Senate to give Chief Judge Merrick Garland a fair hearing and a vote.

President Obama Speaks at the International Jazz Day Concert

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White House Champions of Change for Advancing Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery

The White House Office of Public Engagement will honor Champions of Change for Advancing Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery.

West Wing Week 4/29/16 or, “Let’s Have a Conversation”

Welcome, and Guten tag! It’s your latest edition of the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that’s happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, and beyond. Last week we left you in Saudi Arabia, and this week, the President continued his travels abroad. In London, he met with the Queen, the Prime Minister, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and actors bringing Shakespeare to life. In Germany, he witnessed innovation and technology hard at work at the Hannover Messe Fair. And back in Washington, DC, the President hosted the U.S. Naval Academy football team and celebrated Passover. That’s April 22nd to April 28th or, “Let’s Have a Conversation.”

4/29/16: White House Press Briefing

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

“It is Friday, which means at half-past five I will be performing The Jackal in my office for anyone who is interested or remembers or cares. So now I’ll take your questions…Oh, Josh! You’re back.” Today, Allison Janney (AKA CJ Cregg, AKA Bonnie in @Mom_CBS) crashed the White House press briefing to bring attention to the need to increase access for opioid treatment and to support Americans in recovery.

Workshop International Jazz Day Workshop

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