1. Weekly Address: Working Together on Behalf of the American People

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    In this week’s address, President Obama said that now that the Federal government is reopened and the threat of default is lifted from the economy, there are three places Washington can take action to serve the American people. First, it’s time for a balanced, responsible approach to the budget that grows the economy and shrinks our long term deficits. Second, we must fix our broken immigration system. And finally, Congress should pass a farm bill to give rural communities the opportunity to grow. The President said it’s time to put aside politics and work on behalf of the American people and the country we love.

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    • Weekly Address: Let’s Get Back to the Work of the American People

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      In this week’s address, President Obama discussed his meetings with members of Congress of both parties and the ongoing effort to reopen the government and remove the danger of default from our economy. The President urged Congress to pass a budget, put people back to work, and end this shutdown. In his message, the President also called for paying our bills to prevent an economic shutdown.

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      • Weekly Address: Commemorating Labor Day

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        President Obama discusses Labor Day and reflects on the contributions of the working men and women in our country.

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        • Weekly Address: A Better Bargain for the Middle Class

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          President Obama tells the American people about his speech at Knox College on Wednesday, where he discussed the cornerstones of what it means to be middle class, including having a good job, a home that is your own, quality education, a secure retirement, and affordable health care.

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          • Weekly Address: Strengthening our Economy by Passing Bipartisan Immigration Reform

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            President Obama discusses how a large, bipartisan majority in the Senate voted to pass comprehensive immigration reform, which would add a big boost to our economy, strengthen Social Security, and modernize our legal immigration system to make it more consistent with our value. He calls on Congress to pass this commonsense bill quickly so that we can fix our broken immigration system and keep America strong for years to come.

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            • Weekly Address: Time for Congress to Pass Commonsense Immigration Reform

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              President Obama discusses the bipartisan legislation in the United States Senate that would take important steps towards fixing our broken immigration system, while growing our economy and reducing the deficit.

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              • Weekly Address: Celebrating Father’s Day Weekend

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                President Obama discusses Father’s Day and notes that nothing substitutes for the love and support of the presence of a parent in a child’s life.

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                • Weekly Address: Time to Pass Commonsense Immigration Reform

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                  In this week’s address, President Obama says that the United States Senate will soon take action to fix our broken immigration system with a commonsense bill, and urges lawmakers to act quickly to pass this bill so that we can continue to live up to our traditions as a nation of laws, and also a nation of immigrants.

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                  • Weekly Address: Congress Should Take Action to Continue Growing the Economy

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                    In this week’s address, President Obama says that the economy is moving in the right direction, but there is still more work to do.

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                    • Weekly Address: Giving Thanks to Our Fallen Heroes this Memorial Day

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                      In this week’s address, President Obama commemorates Memorial Day by paying tribute to the men and women in uniform who have given their lives in service to our country.

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