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A moment of silence to honor the victims of last year’s Boston Marathon bombing.

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A moment of silence to honor the victims of last year’s Boston Marathon bombing.

President Obama was in Belgium yesterday on the 2nd leg of his 5-country trip, where he visited Flanders Field Cemetery, the final resting place for some of the American servicemen who gave their lives during World War I. Check out the wrap-up of day 3 of his trip on the White House Blog.

President Obama was in Belgium yesterday on the 2nd leg of his 5-country trip, where he visited Flanders Field Cemetery, the final resting place for some of the American servicemen who gave their lives during World War I. Check out the wrap-up of day 3 of his trip on the White House Blog.

With time, so long as we remain united, the Russian people will recognize that they cannot achieve security, prosperity and the status that they seek through brute force.
President Obama on the situation in Ukraine, March 26, 2014
The future of Ukraine must be decided by the people of Ukraine. That means Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity must be respected, and international law must be upheld.
President Barack Obama, March 17, 2014

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! On Friday, March 14, President Barack Obama traveled with Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny to the U.S. Capitol Building for the annual Friends of Ireland Luncheon, where they joined Vice President Joe Biden and top congressional leaders, enjoyed a bit of Irish folk music, and even partook in some rounds of singing.

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In the run up to tonight’s speech, the White House (@whitehouse) has been sharing a behind-the-scenes look at the work that goes into drafting the address by having different staff members—including the President’s speech writer, policy council and broadcast director—take over the account.

Thanks for the shout-out, instagram! Be sure to follow along today on @whitehouse — we’ve got some great stuff planned. And don’t forget to tune in tonight at 9 pm ET at WhiteHouse.gov/SOTU.

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Come hang out with us IRL — apply to watch the State of the Union with us here at the White House as part of our SOTU Social.

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Come hang out with us IRL — apply to watch the State of the Union with us here at the White House as part of our SOTU Social.