President George W. Bush’s first term has been among the most consequential and successful in modern times.-- Click here for more...
Africa is a continent of challenge and promise. The President is committed to helping African nations meet these challenges and fulfill that promise with policies and initiatives designed to extend liberty, prosperity and peace on the continent.
The Federal Communications Commission has joined with the Federal Trade Commission to create a National Do Not Call Registry, a tool that will help ensure that telemarketers respect the privacy of our nation's citizens.
The White House recently hosted the Annual Easter Egg Roll.
Secretary Mel Martinez read to children from the book "The Little Red Rabbit that Wanted Red Wings". Click here for more.
President Bush visited the YMCA in Dallas to highlight his HealthierUS initiative designed to help Americans, especially children, live longer, better, and healthier lives.
On December 3, President Bush signed into law the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003 to reduce the threat of destructive wildfires while upholding environmental standards and encouraging early public input during review and planning processes. More...
Day Two Click here for a full recap of day two at the G8 summit and to learn
more about the summit in Evian, France.
The Department of Homeland Security in consultation with the Homeland
Security Council, has made the decision to move the national threat level
from a High risk of terrorist attack to an Elevated risk or level Yellow.
After a meeting at the Pentagon on Monday, President Bush reiterated the U.S. commitment in Iraq: to take every measure necessary to assure the safety of personnel and Iraqi citizens, to transfer sovereignty to an Iraqi government as quickly as possible and to provide a full accounting for the cruel and disgraceful abuse of Iraqi detainees.
Kids Want to Know is a new, interactive feature on Whitehousekids.gov where White House officials provide video answers to what kids from all over the USA want to know about the President of the United States. Kids Want to Know answers kid's questions about the President Bush, the White House, U.S. history, and the First Family pets, Barney, Spot and India.
Click here to watch the latest edition of Kids Want to Know.
Improving and Modernizing Medicare
The President called for Congresss to act on the 38th Anniversary of Medicare Wednesday. The President's goal is to give seniors more choices and better benefits under Medicare -- including a long-awaited prescription drug benefit. Click here to hear the President's remarks.
Park of the Week, a newly launched National Park Service web
site, will highlight recreational opportunities and park improvements of a
National Park each week. Click herefor this
week's Park of the Week, Juan Bautista De Anza National Historic Trail in
Arizona and California, and find out how to enjoy one of America's National Parks.
Almost 400 years ago, after surviving their first winter at Plymouth, the Pilgrims celebrated a harvest feast to give thanks. George Washington proclaimed the first National Day of Thanksgiving in 1789, and Abraham Lincoln revived the tradition during the Civil War.
1Almost 400 years ago, after surviving their first winter at Plymouth, the Pilgrims celebrated a harvest feast to give thanks. George Washington proclaimed the first National Day of Thanksgiving in 1789, and Abraham Lincoln revived the tradition during the Civil War.
Q: Tony from Vacaville, CA Tax breaks are great for families with children living at home, but what about the parents and families working to put their kids through college? -- Click here for answer....
The official dedication of the World War II Memorial was held over Memorial Day weekend. Click here to see 360 degree tours of the Memorial, watch the President's remarks and learn about the new Memorial.