President Obama & Vice President Joe Biden

President Obama & Vice President Joe Biden

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Weekly Address: "We Can Out-Compete Any Other Nation"

President Obama discusses the steps he is taking to make America competitive in the short and long terms, and why he chose GE CEO Jeff Immelt to head up the new Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.

 Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Watch as the President welcomes the presidents of China and Pakistan, serves the community in observance of Martin Luther King Day, speaks in remembrance of Ambassador Richard Holbrooke and President John F. Kennedy, and more.


President Obama speaks about the importance of innovation
in the global economy and introduces Jeff Immelt as the chairman of the Council on Jobs and Competitiveness after touring a General Electric plant in Schenectady, NY. January 21, 2011.

Weekly Address: "Before We are Democrats or Republicans, We are Americans"
As Congress returns to work, the President calls on them -- and all of us -- to debate our differences vigorously but to live up to the spirit of common cause we felt following the tragedy in Arizona.

West Wing week

This week, an historic referendum took place in Sudan and West Wing Week takes you there. Watch a preview of "Dispatches from Sudan" and join General Scott Gration, President Obama's Special Envoy to Sudan for a unique look at the vote that could result in the world's newest nation. Go behind the scenes at polling stations from Juba to Khartoum, meet some of the international community helping ensure the vote is fair and peaceful, travel to Darfur to inspect conditions on the ground, and learn about the commitment of the United States to peace in this region after decades of civil war. That's coming soon to, watch the preview now.

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