1,379Oct 24, 2013
President Obama Remarks on Immigration
President Obama spoke to a group of business owners and immigration reform supporters. In his speech he urged leaders in the House of Representatives to take up before the end of this year the ...
679Oct 4, 2013
Presidential Visit to Taylor Gourmet
President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden took an afternoon stroll to Taylor Gormet, a nearby sandwich shop in Washington, DC. President Obama spoke to patrons and staff about the government ...
105Sep 23, 2013
Vice President Biden Tours Colorado Flood Damage
Vice President Joe Biden and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate toured flood damaged areas and viewed recovery efforts in areas of Colorado affected by storms in ...
342Sep 15, 2013
Vice President Biden at Senator Harkin's Annual Steak Fry
Vice President Joe Biden spoke at Senator Tom Harkin’s (D-IA) 36th Annual Steak Fry in Indianola, Iowa. Senator Harkin’s event is considered one of the largest Democratic ...
213Sep 6, 2013
Secretary Janet Napolitano Farewell Ceremony
Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano spoke at a farewell ceremony. The former New Mexico governor was preparing to become the president of the University of California system after ...
164Aug 29, 2013
Swearing-In Ceremony for Todd Jones
Todd Jones spoke briefly at his ceremonial swearing-in ceremony as director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). He had been acting director for two years. Vice ...
403Aug 23, 2013
President Obama Remarks on Education in Scranton, Pennsylvania
President Obama spoke to students at Lakawanna College about reducing costs of higher education and providing better access to colleges. He said the current system was on “an ...
206Jul 18, 2013
U.S. Policy Toward the Asia-Pacific Region
Vice President Joe Biden delivered remarks on U.S. policy toward the Asia-Pacific region. He spoke about the United States commitment to Asia, India’s growing role in the Asia-Pacific ...
1,759Jul 9, 2013
Arizona Firefighters Memorial Service
A memorial service was held for the 19 firefighters of the Granite Mountain Hotshots killed on June 30, 2013, while battling the Yarnell Hill wildfire near Prescott, Arizona. "Hotshots" are ...
230Jun 25, 2013
Vice President Biden Remarks on the Federal Minimum Wage
Vice President Biden urged Congress to increase the minimum wage at an event honoring the 75th anniversary of President Franklin Roosevelt signing the Fair Labor Standards Act. He also ...
580Jun 19, 2013
Frederick Douglass Statue Dedication Ceremony
A statue of abolitionist, author, and statesman Frederick Douglass was unveiled and dedicated in Emancipation Hall in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. The ceremony included invocations, color ...
310Jun 18, 2013
Vice President Biden Remarks on Gun Violence
Vice President Biden announced that the Obama administration had completed or significantly advanced 21 of the 23 executive actions in response to the December 2012 elementary school shooting in ...
126Jun 13, 2013
Celebration for Representative John Dingell
Congressional leaders held a celebration recognizing Representative John Dingell (D-MI) as the longest-serving member of the U.S. Congress.*Elected in 1955, Congressman Dingell had served in ...
2,634Jun 5, 2013
Senator Frank Lautenberg Funeral Service
Vice President Joe Biden and other dignitaries delivered eulogies at the funeral service for Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), who died on June 3, 2013, at the age of 89. The service was held at Park ...
453Jun 3, 2013
National Conference on Mental Health
Vice President Biden, Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, and actor Bradley Cooper were among the speakers at the White House National Conference on Mental Health,
324May 3, 2013
Foreign Service Memorial Plaque Ceremony
Secretary of State John Kerry spoke at the American Foreign Service Association (AFSA) Memorial Plaque Ceremony. He was joined Vice President Joe Biden in honoring the dedication of colleagues ...
178May 3, 2013
Vice President Biden at South Carolina Jefferson-Jackson Dinner
Vice President Joe Biden was the keynote speaker at the South Carolina Democratic Party’s annual Jefferson-Jackson fundraising dinner held in the Columbia Metropolitan Convention ...
1,022Apr 30, 2013
Jobs for Veterans and Military Spouses
President Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, First Lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden announced a new “Joining Forces” initiative to employ more veterans and military spouses.
280Apr 16, 2013
Dedication of Room in Honor of Gabriel Zimmerman
The Gabriel Zimmerman Meeting Room in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center was dedicated in honor of Gabriel “Gabe” Zimmerman, the legislative aide killed at the January 8, 2011, shooting in ...
690Apr 9, 2013
Gun Violence Prevention
Vice President Biden and Attorney General Holder spoke to reporters about efforts to reduce gun violence and gun control legislation being considered in Congress. They warned against a ...
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