February 25, 2024

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Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by First Lady Jill Biden at Cancer Moonshot Listening Session at the Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness
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Letter to the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate on the Alternative Plan for Pay Adjustments for Civilian Federal Employees

Madison, WI *** Thank you, Senator Baldwin. Tammy’s been an incredible champion in our fight against cancer. She and Joe are calling for more funding for the CDC’s breast and cervical cancer early detection program, so more women can catch cancer early. Tammy—I’m so grateful to have your powerful voice leading our cause here and […]

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Remarks by President Biden on the Ongoing Federal Response Efforts to Hurricane Idalia and on Maui, Hawaii

2:08 P.M. EDT      THE PRESIDENT:  Well, I don’t know why I’m paying attention to these few guys up here, so if every- — but all kidding aside, my — as my mother would say, “I apologize for my back.”  (Laughter.)  I apologize.  But, folks, look, yesterday I convened the entire Cabinet for a long […]

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Remarks by Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff on International Overdose Awareness Day
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Remarks by President Biden on the Ongoing Federal Response Efforts to Hurricane Idalia and on Maui, Hawaii

Eisenhower Executive Office Building As Prepared for Delivery SECOND GENTLEMAN DOUGLAS EMHOFF: Thank you, Justin for that introduction. We had the chance to connect earlier and previously. You told me all about your son Aaron. And how you turned the pain of his loss into advocacy. The work that you and your family are doing today in […]

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Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by First Lady Jill Biden at a Back-to-School Event with Educators
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Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by First Lady Jill Biden at a Back-to-School Event with Educators

Verona, WI *** Thank you, Kabby. Your passion for your students shines through in everything you do. Thank you, Principal Taylor and Glacier Edge for the warm welcome.  Mayor Rhodes-Conway, and the other elected leaders joining us, thank you for taking the time to be here today. And, Becky and Randi you always show up […]

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FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Takes Steps to Crack Down on Nursing Homes that Endanger Resident Safety
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Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by First Lady Jill Biden at a Back-to-School Event with Educators

Biden Administration Delivers on the President’s State of the Union Promise with Proposed Federal Minimum Staffing Requirements, Tougher Enforcement Initiatives, and Efforts to Expand Nursing Workforce The nursing home industry receives nearly $100 billion annually from American taxpayers, yet too many nursing homes chronically understaff their facilities—resulting in poor, substandard care that endangers residents. When […]

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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre and Homeland Security Advisor and Deputy National Security Advisor Dr. Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre and Homeland Security Advisor and Deputy National Security Advisor Dr. Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room (August 31, 2023) 3:05 P.M. EDT MS. JEAN-PIERRE: Hello. Good afternoon, everybody. Q Good afternoon. MS. JEAN-PIERRE: Thank you for your patience today. As you saw, the President went to FEMA to thank the workers there — and their hard work over not just this past couple of days, […]

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Statement from President Biden on Historic Action to Lower Prescription Drug Costs
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Statement from President Biden on Historic Action to Lower Prescription Drug Costs

For far too long, Americans have paid more for prescription drugs than any major economy. And while the pharmaceutical industry makes record profits, millions of Americans are forced to choose between paying for medications they need to live or paying for food, rent, and other basic necessities. Those days are ending. Today, my Administration announced […]

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FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Announces First Ten Drugs Selected for Medicare Price Negotiation
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FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Announces First Ten Drugs Selected for Medicare Price Negotiation

This action is on top of progress previously made in reducing the cost of insulin to $35 a month for people with Medicare For far too long, Americans have paid more for prescriptions drugs than any major economy. But now, thanks to the Inflation Reduction Act, Medicare can directly negotiate prescription drug prices to get […]

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Remarks by President Biden at the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under the Law Reception
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FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Announces First Ten Drugs Selected for Medicare Price Negotiation

East Room (August 28, 2023) 6:16 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Mr. President, thank you. Thank you, thank you, thank you. Please have a seat. Judge, what’s the dog’s name? JUDGE TATEL: Vixen. THE PRESIDENT: Vixen? Well, I tell you what, I got a German Shepherd upstairs. His name is Commander. They’d get along well. (Laughter.) […]

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