Merry Christmas from the President and First Lady
President Obama and the First Lady wish families across the country a “Merry Christmas” and encourage everyone to support the troops and their families this holiday season. Visit www.serve.gov to find ideas for what you can do to help our servicemen and women and their families.
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Holidays at the White House: The White House celebrates Simple Gifts this holiday season. You're invited to tour the Christmas decorations, watch behind-the-scenes videos, share a Season's Greetings message with the troops and more.
Tracking Santa: The Department of Energy's Los Alamos lab uses state of the art technology to track Santa Claus as he circles the globe.
West Wing Week Video: “AKA Santa Claus” -- walk step by step with the President as he signs the repeal of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell,” reads to kids for the Holidays, and receives the Census report.
5 Achievements: As the President said, it’s been the most productive post-election period we’ve seen in decades. Here are five post-election achievements you should know about.
White House Staff: It Gets Better Video: Inspired by President Obama’s It Gets Better video, several LGBT White House staffers decided to add their voices to the project.
“'Out of Many, We Are One”: The President signs the repeal of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” -- the right thing to do for our military, and the right thing to do for our country.
The President’s Press Conference: As this session of Congress draws to a close, the President reflects on the flurry of productivity for the American people during the final stretch.
Behind-the-Scenes Video: A day of service with President Obama and the Los Angeles Lakers.
White House White Board Video: HHS Secretary Sebelius explains how a new rule helps states review and crack down on unjustified premium hikes and protect consumers.
My American Story: Americans step up to be a part of the solution – watch the video, then visit Serve.gov to find a volunteer opportunity that’s right for you.
CAPTA: President Obama signs the reauthorization of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) – critical legislation to prevent child abuse and domestic violence.