Doni Glover Reporting, White House: Gov. O'Malley's interest in Presidency, 4.12.13
Update from Brady Press Room. Bmorenews.com: Revision: Maryland Gov. O'Malley announces interest in Presidency of USA, 4.12.13. Read in Full >>
Maryland's US Senator Ben Cardin Endorses Pres. Barack Obama, 10.9.12
Says President was staying above fray of first debate, acting Presidential at Obama Fundraiser at Sign of the Times in East Baltimore Read in Full >>
White House 2011 Easter Egg Roll Program and Talent Line-up
This year’s theme is “Get Up and Go!” The theme focuses on promoting health and wellness and encouraging children to lead healthy and active lives. This is a central part of the First Lady’s Let’s Move! initiative, which is a national effort to combat childhood obesity.
The Easter Egg Roll is the largest annual public event at the White House.
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- 30,000 people from all 50 states and the District of Columbia have received tickets to the event.
NEWS CONFERENCE BY THE PRESIDENT
First and foremost, our thoughts and our prayers are with the people of Japan. This is a potentially catastrophic disaster and the images of destruction and flooding coming out of Japan are simply heartbreaking. Japan is, of course, one of our strongest and closest allies, and this morning I spoke with Prime Minister Kan. On behalf of the American people, I conveyed our deepest condolences, especially to the victims and their families, and I offered our Japanese friends whatever assistance is needed. Read in Full >>
NCBM President Robert Bowser Meets Today with President Obama, Cabinet Members
The Honorable Robert L. Bowser, President of the National Conference of Black Mayors, will join his counterpart principals of the National Policy Alliance in meetings today with President Barack Obama, Cabinet members and Administration officials at the White House. Read in Full >>
President Obama Speaks to Penn State about Innovation
"Innovation is what this country is all about. Sparking the imagination and creativity of our people, unleashing new discoveries -- that's what America does better than any other country on Earth. That's what we do. (Applause.) And this innovation has always been driven by individual scientists and entrepreneurs. I was up in Schenectady, New York the other day at the G.E. plant that was Thomas Edison’s original plant. And anywhere you go in the country you will find inventors and businesses that created products that are now sent all around the world. But innovation has also flourished because we as a nation have invested in the success of these individual entrepreneurs, these inventors, these scientists." Read in Full >>
Delegate Dan Morhaim, M.D. on ObamaCare
11th District (MD) delegate speaks pro-Obama on The Huckabee Show Read in Full >>
TGR: Obama White House: HIV/AIDS and Black Men: A National Emergency!
As a scientist who has spent the last 10 years addressing this topic while at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, I believe that this type of dialogue is essential to improving our country’s response to HIV/AIDS. This conversation needs to continue, but more importantly, it needs to be followed by collective action to end the national tragedy such that future generations of Black men do not face HIV infection as a rite of passage. (For more information about HIV, go to www.AIDS.gov
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WHITE HOUSE BRIEFING ON WALL STREET REFORM AND THE AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY
Tomorrow, April 22 at 10 am EDT, Dr. Cecilia Rouse of the White House Council of Economic Advisors is scheduled to conduct a briefing on the importance of Wall Street Reform for the African American community. Read in Full >>
Technical Research to Historically Black Colleges and Universities in South Carolina and Georgia
At an event today in Columbia, S.C., U.S. Department of Energy Assistant Secretary Inés Triay joined with U.S. House Majority Whip, Congressman James E. Clyburn, to award a total of nearly $9 million to nine Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) in South Carolina and Northeast Georgia. The funding will be used to develop academic programs that promote minority involvement in science and technical research fields, which will help support the mission of DOE’s Office of Environmental Management. Read in Full >>
President Obama Donates Nobel Prize Money to Charity
President Obama today announced the charities that will receive a portion of the $1.4 million award that comes with the Nobel peace prize.
“These organizations do extraordinary work in the United States and abroad helping students, veterans and countless others in need,” said President Obama. “I’m proud to support their work.” Read in Full >>
President Obama Re-establishes President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Announces Members
President Obama also announced his intent to appoint the following individuals to serve on the President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities:
· William R. Harvey, Chairman, President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities
· Lawrence S. Bacow, Member, President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities
· Evelynn M. Hammonds, Member, President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities
· Beverly Wade Hogan, Member, President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities
· Edward Lewis, Member, President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities
· Ronald Mason, Jr., Member, President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities
· Valerie Mosley, Member, President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities
· Willie Pearson Jr., Member, President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities
· Beverly Daniel Tatum, Member, President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities
· Kenneth Tolson, Member, President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities
· David Wilson, Member, President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities Read in Full >>
President Obama Signs Executive Order Promoting Excellence, Innovation and Sustainability at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
President Barack Obama signed a new executive order today for the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities at the White House. This event demonstrated the President’s strong appreciation for the historic role these institutions have played in educating our citizens and the Administration’s commitment to assisting HBCUs with accomplishing their mission. Read in Full >>
Guest Editorial: State of the Union Analysis by Jonn Mack
This year I decided to take a different approach to the State of the Union. Normally, I sit intently in my basement with CNN, typing vigorously on my laptop, and texting other politicos asking them if they heard 'this' or if they saw 'that'. This year I went old school. I decided not to be distracted by CNN’s focus group and there 'Like/Dislike' dials, and listen to the speech on a radio without my “crackberry”.
Most people expected this speech to reflect a “new”, more conciliatory President. While to the contrary the President did acknowledge some “political setbacks”, he remained positive - continuing to express his hope for bipartisan support, for middleclass tax cuts, small business tax cuts, tax cuts for families, and increased Pell grants for those in or going to college. Read in Full >>
Guest Editorial: Prepared Remarks of President Barack Obama
The President: Hello everyone – how’s everybody doing today? I’m here with students at Wakefield High School in Arlington, Virginia. And we’ve got students tuning in from all across America, kindergarten through twelfth grade. I’m glad you all could join us today.
I know that for many of you, today is the first day of school. And for those of you in kindergarten, or starting middle or high school, it’s your first day in a new school, so it’s understandable if you’re a little nervous. I imagine there are some seniors out there who are feeling pretty good right now, with just one more year to go. And no matter what grade you’re in, some of you are probably wishing it were still summer, and you could’ve stayed in bed just a little longer this morning. Read in Full >>