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Barack Obama II's Public Statements on Issue: Arts, Entertainment, and History

Full Name: Barack Hussein Obama II
Office: President, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Michelle; 2 Children: Malia, Sasha
Birth Date: 08/04/1961
Birth Place: Honolulu, HI
Home City: Chicago, IL
Religion: United Church of Christ
Date Title
Issue Position: Arts
Issue Position: Strengthening Families And Communities
July 5, 2014 Remarks by the President at Fourth of July Celebration
July 4, 2014 Weekly Address: Celebrating Independence Day
June 26, 2014 Remarks by the President in Town Hall
June 25, 2014 Remarks by the President Honoring Jimmie Johnson and Hendrick Motorsports Team Members for 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship
June 24, 2014 Remarks by the President at the President's Cup Reception
June 19, 2014 Statement by the President on the Observance of Juneteenth
June 12, 2014 Remarks by the President Honoring WNBA Champions the Minnesota Lynx
June 9, 2014 Remarks by the President Honoring NCAA Champions the University of Connecticut Huskies
June 6, 2014 Remarks by President Obama at the 70th Anniversary of D-Day -- Omaha Beach, Normandy
June 5, 2014 Remarks by President Obama and Prime Minister David Cameron of the United Kingdom in Joint Press Conference
June 4, 2014 Remarks by President Obama at at 25th Anniversary of Freedom Day -- Warsaw, Poland
May 28, 2014 Statement by the President on the Passing of Maya Angelou
May 22, 2014 Remarks by the President on Creating Jobs Through Tourism
May 21, 2014 Remarks by the President Honoring the Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks
May 17, 2014 Weekly Address: Working When Congress Won't Act
May 7, 2014 Remarks by the President at USC Shoah Foundation Dinner
May 5, 2014 Remarks by the President at Cinco de Mayo Reception
April 21, 2014 Remarks by the President and the First Lady at the Easter Egg Roll
April 1, 2014 Remarks by the President Honoring the 2013 World Series Champion Boston Red Sox
March 20, 2014 Statement by President Obama on Nowruz
March 7, 2014 Statement by the President on Bloody Sunday
March 6, 2014 Remarks by the President in Performance at the White House: Women of Soul
Feb. 28, 2014 Remarks by the President at White House Student Film Festival
Feb. 13, 2014 President Obama Announces His Intent to Nominate Jane Chu as Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts
Feb. 10, 2014 Remarks by President Obama and President Hollande of France After Touring Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
Jan. 22, 2014 Statement by the President on Roe v. Wade Anniversary
Jan. 14, 2014 Remarks by the President Honoring NBA Champion Miami Heat
Dec. 20, 2013 Press Conference by the President
Dec. 10, 2013 Remarks by President Obama at Memorial Service for Former South African President Nelson Mandela
Dec. 10, 2013 Remarks of President Barack Obama -- Remembering Nelson Mandela -- As Prepared for Delivery
Dec. 8, 2013 Remarks by the President at 2013 Kennedy Center Honors Reception
Dec. 5, 2013 Statement by the President on the Death of Nelson Mandela
Nov. 27, 2013 Remarks by the President at Pardoning of the Thanksgiving Turkey
Nov. 26, 2013 Statement by the President on the Passing of Civil Rights Leader Rev. T.J. Jemison
Nov. 26, 2013 Remarks by the President on the Economy -- DreamWorks
Nov. 21, 2013 Statement by the Press Secretary on Holodomor Remembrance Day
Nov. 20, 2013 Remarks by the President at the 50th Anniversary of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
Nov. 20, 2013 Remarks by the President at Presidential Medal of Freedom Ceremony
Nov. 8, 2013 Statement by the President on the 75th Anniversary of Kristallnacht
Nov. 4, 2013 Remarks by the President Honoring the 2013 Stanley Cup Champions Chicago Blackhawks
Oct. 22, 2013 Real Clear Politics - Hip-Hop Gaining Bipartisan Embrace From Pols
Sept. 15, 2013 Statement from the President on the 50th anniversary of the 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing in Birmingham, Al
Aug. 28, 2013 Remarks by the President at the "Let Freedom Ring" Ceremony Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
July 29, 2013 Remarks by the President Honoring the San Francisco Giants
July 27, 2013 Remarks by the President at 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice
July 23, 2013 Remarks by the President with the NCAA Champion Louisville Cardinals
July 15, 2013 Remarks by President Obama and President George H.W. Bush at Points of Light Award Ceremony
July 10, 2013 Remarks by the President in Presentation of the 2012 Medals of Arts and the Medals of Humanities
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