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Obama Sends Message to Iran Via Twitter

President Obama sent a message, in Persian, to the Iranian people earlier today via Twitter that links back to the White House blog page .

The White House blog posted the President’s opening remarks about Iran during today’s press conference.
The President stated “…The United States and the international community have been appalled and outraged by the threats, the beatings, and imprisonments of the last few days. I strongly condemn these unjust actions, and I join with the American people in mourning each and every innocent life that is lost….”

The President’s message to the Iranian people is a clear sign that he has taken a firmer stance against the violence and authoritaian crackdown of the Iranian government against it’s people.

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President Obama Makes Surprise Appearance, Interrupts White House Press Briefing

President Obama interrupted the daily White House briefing to officially announce the resignation of Supreme Court Justice David Souter. He joked that when a job needs to be done, “you gotta do it yourself,” as he took the podium from Press Secretary Robert Gibbs.

The President detailed what character traits he would look for in the next Supreme Court Justice.

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