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Publication: Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents
Date published: April 7, 2010

April 7, 2010

The following list includes the President's public schedule and other items of general interest announced by the Office of the Press Secretary and not included elsewhere in this Compilation.

January 1

In the morning, in Kailua, HI, the President had an intelligence briefing.

January 2

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing.

January 3

In the evening, the President, Mrs. Obama, and their daughters Sasha and Malia returned to Washington, DC, arriving the following morning.

January 4

In the afternoon, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, in the Oval Office, he met with Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Adviser John O. Brennan to discuss the reviews of terrorist watch list procedures and airport security detection capabilities and counterterrorism efforts.

January 5

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President and Vice President Joe Biden had an intelligence briefing. Later, in the Roosevelt Room, they had an economic briefing. Then, in the Oval Office, he met with his senior advisers.

In the afternoon, in the Situation Room, the President and Vice President Biden met with Federal agency and department heads and national security advisers to discuss the reviews of terrorist watch list procedures and airport security detection capabilities, intelligence sharing improvements, and counterterrorism efforts. Later, in the Oval Office, they met with Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates. Then, also in the Oval Office, they met with House of Representatives and Senate Democratic leaders.

January 6

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President and Vice President Joe Biden had an intelligence briefing followed by an economic briefing. Then, also in the Oval Office, he met with his senior advisers. Later, he had separate telephone conversations with Senators Christopher J. Dodd and Byron L. Dorgan to discuss their decisions to not seek reelection.

In the afternoon, in the Cabinet Room, the President met with Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, House Committee on Energy and Commerce Chairman Henry A. Waxman, House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Charles B. Rangel, House Committee on Education and Labor Chairman George Miller, and House Committee on Rules Chairman Louise McIntosh Slaughter.

January 7

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President and Vice President Joe Biden had an intelligence briefing. Then, also in the Oval Office, he met with his senior advisers.

In the afternoon, in the Oval Office, the President met with Secretary of the Treasury Timothy F. Geithner. Then, also in the Oval Office, he met with former President William J. Clinton. Later, also in the Oval Office, he met with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Later in the afternoon, in the Roosevelt Room, the President met with Senators Max S. Baucus and Christopher J. Dodd.

January 8

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President had an intelligence briefing followed by a meeting with his senior advisers. Then, also in the Oval Office, he had an economic briefing. Later, also in the Oval Office, he met with Secretary of the Treasury Timothy F. Geithner.

Later in the morning, in the Oval Office, the President met with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.

January 9

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing.

January 11

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President had an intelligence briefing followed by a meeting with his senior advisers.

In the afternoon, in the Roosevelt Room, the President met with labor leaders. Later, in the Cabinet Room, he met with Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn III, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and combatant commanders.

In the evening, in the Blue Room, the President and Mrs. Obama hosted a dinner for Secretary Gates and his wife Becky, Deputy Secretary Lynn and his wife Mary Murphy, the Joint Chiefs of Staff and combatant commanders and their spouses, and six wounded U.S. military personnel.

January 12

In the morning, the President and Mrs. Obama traveled to Wilmington, DE, where they attended funeral services for Catherine E. "Jean" Finnegan Biden, mother of Vice President Joe Biden.

In the afternoon, the President and Mrs. Obama returned to Washington, DC. Later, in the Oval Office, he met with the U.S. Ladies Professional Golf Association team. Then, also in the Oval Office, he met with Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates.

Later in the afternoon, the President was informed of the earthquake in Haiti.

In the evening, national security staff members briefed the President on the situation in Haiti and disaster response and relief efforts.

January 13

In the morning, the President received several updates from National Security Adviser James L. Jones, Jr., and the Department of Homeland Security National Operations Center on the situation in Haiti and disaster response, recovery, and relief efforts following the January 12 earthquake. Later, in the Oval Office, he and Vice President Joe Biden had an intelligence briefing. Then, also in the Oval Office, they met with Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

Later in the morning, the President had a telephone conversation with U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Rajiv J. Shah to discuss disaster response and recovery efforts in Haiti. Later, in the Cabinet Room, he and Vice President Biden met with the House of Representatives and Senate Democratic leadership.

In the afternoon, in the Oval Office, the President met with his senior advisers. Later, also in the Oval Office, he had an economic briefing.

During the day, the President had separate telephone conversations with U.S. Ambassador to Haiti Kenneth H. Merten, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva of Brazil, Prime Minister Stephen Harper of Canada, President Felipe de Jesus Calderon Hinojosa of Mexico, and President Michelle Bachelet Jeria of Chile to discuss international disaster response, recovery, and relief efforts in Haiti and to express his condolences to Secretary-General Ban and President Lula for United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti personnel killed during the earthquake.

In the evening, the President had a telephone conversation with former President George W. Bush to ask him if he would help former President William J. Clinton in coordinating long-term relief, recovery, and fundraising efforts for Haiti. Later, in the Situation Room, he and Vice President Biden met with Government and military officials to discuss U.S. disaster response efforts in Haiti.

January 14

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President and Vice President Joe Biden had an intelligence briefing. Then, also in the Oval Office, he met with his senior advisers. Later, also in the Oval Office, he met with Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki.

In the afternoon, in the Private Dining Room, the President had lunch with Vice President Biden. Later, in the Roosevelt Room, he joined in a meeting between Vice President Biden and Vice President Adil Abd Al-Mahdi of Iraq. Then, in the Oval Office, he had an economic briefing.

Later in the afternoon, in the Oval Office, the President met with Secretary of the Treasury Timothy F. Geithner.

In the evening, the President had a telephone conversation with President Leonel Fernandez Reyna of the Dominican Republic to thank him for his nation's help in evacuating U.S. citizens from Haiti after the January 12 earthquake and for allowing his nation to act as a staging area for rescue teams and relief supplies headed to Haiti and to hear President Fernandez's assessment of the situation in Haiti after his visit to Port au Prince.

January 15

In the morning, the President had a telephone conversation with President Rene Garcia Preval of Haiti to discuss the situation in Haiti and disaster response, recovery, and relief efforts following the January 12 earthquake. Later, in the Oval Office, he had an intelligence briefing followed by a meeting with his senior advisers.

In the afternoon, in the Roosevelt Room, the President had an economic briefing. Later, in the Oval Office, he met with Secretary of the Treasury Timothy F. Geithner.

January 16

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, also in the Oval Office, he met with former Presidents William J. Clinton and George W. Bush to discuss coordinating long-term relief, recovery, and fundraising efforts for Haiti.

January 17

In the afternoon, the President traveled to Boston, MA. Later, he returned to Washington, DC, arriving in the evening.

January 18

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President had an intelligence briefing followed by a meeting with his senior advisers. Later, at So Others Might Eat (SOME) soup kitchen, he, Mrs. Obama, their daughters Sasha and Malia, and Mrs. Obama's mother, Marian Robinson, served lunch and visited with guests and volunteers.

In the afternoon, at American Red Cross headquarters, the President and Mrs. Obama visited the disaster operations center, where they met with and made remarks to staff members and volunteers.

January 19

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President and Vice President Joe Biden had an intelligence briefing. He then traveled to Falls Church, VA, where, at Graham Road Elementary School, he and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan met with sixth grade students. Later, he returned to Washington, DC.

Later in the morning, in the Oval Office, the President met with Senator George V. Voinovich.

In the afternoon, in the Private Dining Room, the President had lunch with Vice President Joe Biden. Then, in the Oval Office, he had an economic briefing. Later, also in the Oval Office, he met with Senator Christopher J. Dodd.

Later in the afternoon, in the Oval Office, the President met with his senior advisers.

In the evening, the President had a telephone conversation with Senator-elect Scott P. Brown of Massachusetts to congratulate him on his election victory and to discuss economic strengthening efforts. He then had a telephone conversation with Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley to thank her for running for the U.S. Senate.

The President announced his intention to nominate Jeffrey R. Moreland to be Director of the Amtrak Board of Directors.

The President announced his intention to nominate Dana K. Bilyeu and Michael D. Kennedy to be members of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board.

The President announced his intention to nominate JoAnn Lynn Balzer and Cynthia Chavez Lamar to be members of the Board of Trustees of the Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts Development.

The President announced his intention to nominate Daryl J. Boness to be chairman of the Marine Mammal Commission.

The President announced his intention to nominate Michael F. Tillman to be a member of the Marine Mammal Commission.

The President announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the National Museum and Library Services Board and the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities: John Coppola; Carla D. Hayden; Winston Tabb; and Robert Wedgeworth.

The President announced his intention to nominate Hernan D. Vera to be a member of the Board of Directors of the State Justice Institute.

The President announced his intention to appoint Steven Gunderson as a member of the President's Commission on White House Fellowships.

The President announced that he has appointed Edward Drusina as U.S. Commissioner of the International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico.

January 20

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President and Vice President Joe Biden had an intelligence briefing. Then, also in the Oval Office, he met with his senior advisers.

Later, in the Roosevelt Room, the President participated in an interview with George Stephanopoulos of ABC News.

The President announced his intention to nominate Katherine G. Hammack to be Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations and Environment.

The President announced his intention to nominate Theodore Sedgwick to be Ambassador to Slovakia.

The President announced his intention to nominate Dennis P. Walsh to be Chairman of the Special Panel on Appeals.

The President announced his intention to nominate Marsha J. Rabiteau to be a member of the Board of Directors of the State Justice Institute.

The President announced his intention to nominate Earl F. Weener to be a member of the National Transportation Safety Board.

The President announced that he has nominated Stephanie A. Finley to be U.S. attorney for the Western District of Louisiana.

The President announced that he has nominated R. Booth Goodwin II to be U.S. attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia.

The President announced that he has nominated David J. Hale to be U.S. attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

The President announced that he has nominated Kerry B. Harvey to be U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky.

The President announced that he has nominated Loretta E. Lynch to be U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York.

The President announced that he has nominated Jon E. DeGuilio to be a judge on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana.

The President announced that he has nominated Audrey Goldstein Fleissig to be a judge on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.

The President announced that he has nominated Lucy Haeran Koh to be a judge on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

The President announced that he has nominated Jane E. Magnus-Stinson and Tanya Walton Pratt to be judges on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana.

The President announced that he has nominated Christopher T. Hoye to be U.S. marshal for the District of Nevada.

The President announced that he has nominated Gervin Kazumi Miyamoto to be U.S. marshal for the District of Hawaii.

The President announced that he has nominated Peter C. Munoz to be U.S. marshal for the Western District of Michigan.

The President announced that he has nominated Kelly M. Nesbit to be U.S. marshal for the Western District of North Carolina.

The President announced that he has nominated Brian T. Underwood to be U.S. marshal for the District of Idaho.

January 21

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President and Vice President Joe Biden had an intelligence briefing followed by an economic briefing. Then, also in the Oval Office, he met with his senior advisers. Later, also in the Oval Office, he and Vice President Biden met with the President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board Chairman Paul A. Volcker.

In the afternoon, in the Oval Office, the President and Vice President Biden met with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.

January 22

In the morning, the President traveled to Elyria, OH, where he toured EMC Precision Machining and met with employees.

In the afternoon, at Smitty's Place bar and restaurant, the President had lunch and visited with patrons. Then, at Lorain County Community College, he toured the wind turbine and manufacturing lab facilities and the Nord Advanced Technologies Center. Later, at Riddell sporting goods main office and factory, he toured the factory and met with employees.

Later in the afternoon, the President returned to Washington, DC.

January 23

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President had an intelligence briefing.

January 24

The President declared an emergency in Arizona and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local response efforts in the area struck by a severe winter storm beginning on January 20 and continuing.

January 25

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President had an intelligence briefing followed by an economic briefing. Then, also in the Oval Office, he met with his senior advisers.

In the afternoon, in the Private Dining Room, the President had lunch with Vice President Joe Biden. Later, in the State Dining Room, he participated in an interview with Diane Sawyer of ABC's "World News with Diane Sawyer." Then, in Oval Office, he and Vice President Biden met with Kurdistan Regional Government President Masoud Barzani.

The President announced his intention to nominate Elisabeth A. Hagen to be Under Secretary for Food Safety at the Department of Agriculture.

The President announced his intention to nominate Michele M. Leonhart to be Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration.

January 26

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President and Vice President Joe Biden had an intelligence briefing. Then, also in the Oval Office, he met with his senior advisers.

In the afternoon, in the Old Family Dining Room, the President had lunch with business leaders. He then had a telephone conversation with head coach John Calipari and members of the University of Kentucky men's basketball team to thank them for raising over $1 million to help with the earthquake relief efforts in Haiti. Later, in the Oval Office, he and Vice President Biden met with Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates.

The President announced the designation of the following individuals as members of a Presidential delegation to Krakow, Poland, to attend the commemoration of the 65th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz on January 27: Julius M. Genachowski (head of delegation); Lee A. Feinstein; Hannah Rosenthal; Susan S. Sher; Roman R. Kent; Charlene P. Schiff; and Edwarda Sternberg-Powidzki.

The President announced the designation of the following individuals as members of a Presidential delegation to Tegucigalpa, Honduras, to attend the inauguration of Porfirio Lobo Sosa as President of Honduras on January 27: Arturo A. Valenzuela (head of delegation); Hugo Llorens; Jose W. Fernandez; and Craig A. Kelly.

January 27

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President and Vice President Joe Biden had an intelligence briefing.

In the afternoon, the President had a telephone conversation with President Dmitry A. Medvedev of Russia to thank him for his work and leadership during new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) negotiations and discuss Russia-U.S. relations. Later, also in the Oval Office, he met with his senior advisers.

January 28

In the morning, the President traveled to MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, FL, arriving in the afternoon, where he was joined by Vice President Joe Biden.

Later in the afternoon, the President and Vice President Biden toured a maintenance hangar and met with service members working on a KC-135 Stratotanker. Later, they traveled to the University of Tampa Bob Martinez Sports Center. He then returned to Washington, DC.

January 29

In the morning, in the Cabinet Room, the President and Vice President Joe Biden met with members of the Cabinet. Later, he traveled to Baltimore, MD, where he toured Chesapeake Machine Company. He then traveled to the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel.

In the afternoon, the President returned to Washington, DC. Later, in the Oval Office, he met with Secretary of the Treasury Timothy F. Geithner.

The President announced his intention to nominate Larry Robinson to be Assistant Secretary for Conservation and Management at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

The President announced his intention to nominate Jeffrey A. Lane to be Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs at the Department of Energy.

The President announced his intention to nominate Paul S. Miller and Dennis J. Toner to be Governors of the Board of Governors of the U.S. Postal Service.

The President announced his intention to nominate J. Patricia Wilson Smoot to be a Commissioner of the U.S. Parole Commission at the Department of Justice.

The President announced his intention to nominate Lana Pollack to be a Commissioner of the International Joint Commission at the Department of State.

January 30

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, also in the Oval Office, he met with former President George H.W. Bush.

In the afternoon, at the Verizon Center, the President and Vice President Joe Biden attended a Georgetown University-Duke University men's basketball game, and during the second half, he talked with CBS announcers Clark Kellogg and Verne Lundquist and provided some television commentary of the game.

The President declared an emergency in Oklahoma and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local response efforts in the area struck by a severe winter storm beginning on January 28 and continuing.

February 1

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President had an intelligence briefing. He then had a telephone conversation with King Abdullah II of Jordan to discuss Middle East peace efforts, U.S. Special Envoy for Middle East Peace George J. Mitchell's latest trip to the Middle East, and Jordan-U.S. relations. Later, also in the Oval Office, he met with his senior advisers.

In the afternoon, the President had a telephone conversation with President-elect Sebastian Pinera of Chile to congratulate him on his January 17 election victory and discuss Chile-U.S. relations. He then joined in a meeting between Vice President Joe Biden and Vice President Tariq al-Hashimi of Iraq. Later, in the Oval Office, he and Vice President Biden met with Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates.

February 2

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President had an intelligence briefing followed by an economic briefing. Then, also in the Oval Office, he met with his senior advisers. Later, he traveled to Nashua, NH, arriving in the afternoon.

Later in the afternoon, the President toured ARC Energy LLC. He then traveled to Nashua High School North. Later, he returned to Washington, DC.

The President declared a major disaster in North Carolina and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe winter storms and flooding from December 18-25.

February 3

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President and Vice President Joe Biden had an intelligence briefing. Later, also in the Oval Office, he met with his senior advisers.

In the afternoon, in the Private Dining Room, the President had lunch with Vice President Biden. Later, in the Cabinet Room, he and Vice President Biden led a Cabinet-level exercise to discuss preparedness, crisis response, and incident management procedures for the upcoming 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games.

During the day, the President had separate telephone conversations with Illinois Democratic senatorial candidate Alexi Giannoulis and Governor Patrick J. Quinn III of Illinois to congratulate them on their primary election victories.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals as members of the Committee for the Preservation of the White House: Pamela Bass-Bookey; Lonnie Bunch; Robert G. Clark; Thelma Golden; Richard H. Jenrette; Lew Manilow; Richard C. Nylander; Linda Johnson Rice; Paul Schimmel; Michael S. Smith; Beth White; and John Wilmerding.

February 4

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, also in the Oval Office, he met with his senior advisers.

In the afternoon, in the Old Family Dining Room, the President had lunch with business leaders. Later, in the Oval Office, he met with Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Senator Richard J. Durbin, and Representative Steny H. Hoyer. Then, also in the Oval Office, he and Vice President Joe Biden met with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.

The President announced his intention to nominate Richard M. Lobo to be Director of the International Broadcasting Bureau.

The President announced his intention to nominate Lowell Junkins to be Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation.

The President announced his intention to nominate Sara L. Faivre-Davis and Myles Watts to be members of the Board of Directors of the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation.

The President announced that he has nominated David Fein to be U.S. attorney for the District of Connecticut.

The President announced that he has nominated Timothy Q. Purdon to be U.S. attorney for the District of North Dakota.

The President announced that he has nominated Loren Carl to be U.S. marshal for the Eastern District of Kentucky.

The President announced that he has nominated Kerry Forestal to be U.S. marshal for the Southern District of Indiana.

The President announced that he has nominated Gerald S. Holt to be U.S. marshal for the Western District of Virginia.

The President announced that he has nominated Clifton Massanelli to be U.S. marshal for the Eastern District of Arkansas.

The President announced that he has nominated Scott Parker to be U.S. marshal for the Eastern District of North Carolina.

The President announced that he has nominated Elizabeth Erny Foote to be a judge on the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana.

The President announced that he has nominated Mark A. Goldsmith to be a judge on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

The President announced that he has nominated Marc Thomas Treadwell to be a judge on the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia.

The President announced that he has nominated Josephine Staton Tucker to be a judge on the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

The President announced his intention to appoint James H. Douglas and Christine O. Gregoire as Cochairs of the Council of Governors.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals as members of the Council of Governors: Janice K. Brewer; Luis G. Fortuno; C. Bradford Henry; Robert F. McDonnell; Jeremiah W. "Jay" Nixon; Martin J. O'Malley; Beverly Eaves Perdue; and M. Michael Rounds.

February 5

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President had an economic briefing followed by an intelligence briefing. Later, he traveled to Langley, VA. He then returned to Washington, DC.

In the afternoon, the President traveled to Lanham, MD. Later, he returned to Washington, DC. Then, in the East Room, he met with the 2009 Little League World Series champion Park View Little League team of Chula Vista, CA.

Later in the afternoon, in the Oval Office, the President met with his senior advisers.

The White House announced that the President will welcome Prime Minister Brian Cowen of Ireland to the White House on March 17.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals as members of the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities: Chuck Close; Fred Goldring; Sheila Johnson; Pamela Joyner; Jhumpa Lahiri; and Ken Solomon.

The President declared a major disaster in New Jersey and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by a snowstorm on December 19 and 20.

February 6

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President had an intelligence briefing.

February 7

In the evening, the President participated in an interview with Katie Couric of the "CBS Evening News with Katie Couric." Later, he and Mrs. Obama hosted a Super Bowl party for Members of Congress, Cabinet members, and U.S. military personnel wounded in Afghanistan and Iraq and their families.

February 8

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President had an intelligence briefing followed by an economic briefing. Then, also in the Oval Office, he met with his senior advisers. Later, he had a telephone conversation with New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees to congratulate him on the team's Super Bowl victory.

In the afternoon, in the Roosevelt Room, the President met with Secretary of the Interior Kenneth L. Salazar.

February 9

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President and Vice President Joe Biden had an intelligence briefing.

In the afternoon, in the Private Dining Room, the President had lunch with Vice President Biden. Later, in the Oval Office, he had an economic briefing. Then, also in the Oval Office, he met with his senior advisers.

February 10

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President met with African American leaders to discuss the economy and the current jobs situation.

February 11

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President had a telephone conversation with President-elect Viktor Yanukovych of Ukraine to congratulate him on his February 7 election victory and discuss Ukraine-U.S. relations. Later, also in the Oval Office, he and Vice President Joe Biden had an intelligence briefing. Then, he had a telephone conversation with President-elect Laura Chinchilla of Costa Rica to congratulate her on her February 7 election victory and discuss Costa Rica-U.S. relations.

In the afternoon, in the Oval Office, the President met with his senior advisers. Later, also in the Oval Office, he signed the 2010 Economic Report of the President. Then, also in the Oval Office, he and Vice President Biden met with Secretary of the Treasury Timothy F. Geithner.

Later in the afternoon, in the Oval Office, the President and Vice President Biden met with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. Then, also in the Oval Office, he met with the 2009 and 2010 March of Dimes ambassadors, Katelyn Hall and Joshua Hoffman.

February 12

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President had a telephone conversation with former President Nelson R. Mandela of South Africa to congratulate him on the 20th anniversary of his release from prison. Then, also in the Oval Office, he had an intelligence briefing followed by an economic briefing. He then met with his senior advisers.

Later in the morning, in the Oval Office, the President had a telephone conversation with Prime Minister Sa'ad al-Din al-Hariri of Lebanon.

In the afternoon, in the Diplomatic Reception Room, the President taped a Lunar New Year's message for later broadcast.

February 13

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President had an intelligence briefing.

The President announced that he has appointed Rashad Hussain as U.S. Special Envoy to the Organisation of the Islamic Conference.

February 14

In the afternoon, the President, Mrs. Obama, and their daughters Sasha and Malia traveled to Camp David, MD.

In the evening, the President, Mrs. Obama and their daughters returned to Washington, DC.

February 15

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President had an intelligence briefing.

February 16

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President had an intelligence briefing. He then traveled to Lanham, MD, where he toured a jobs training center at the IBEW Local 26 headquarters. Later, he returned to Washington, DC.

In the afternoon, in the Oval Office, the President had an economic briefing. Later, also in the Oval Office, he met with his senior advisers. Then, also in the Oval Office, he met with Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun L.S. Donovan.

Later in the afternoon, in the Oval Office, the President met with Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson. Later, also in the Oval Office, he met with Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates.

The President announced the designation of the following individuals as members of a Presidential delegation to Croatia to attend the inauguration of President-elect Ivo Josipovic on February 18: Jacob J. Lew (head of delegation); and James B. Foley.

The President announced his intention to nominate Robert Stephen Ford to be Ambassador to Syria.

The President announced his intention to nominate Jonathan Andrew Hatfield to be Inspector General of the Corporation for National and Community Service.

The President declared a major disaster in Virginia and ordered Federal aid to supplement the Commonwealth and local recovery efforts in the area struck by a severe winter storm and snowstorm from December 18-20, 2009.

February 17

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President and Vice President Joe Biden had an intelligence briefing followed by an economic briefing. Later, in the Situation Room, he and Vice President Biden met with their national security team to discuss the situation in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

In the afternoon, in the Oval Office, the President and Vice President Biden met with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. Then, in the Private Dining Room, he had lunch with King Juan Carlos I of Spain. Later, in the Oval Office, he and Vice President Biden met with General Raymond T. Odierno, USA, commanding general, U.S. Forces-Iraq, and U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Christopher R. Hill.

Later in the afternoon, in the Oval Office, the President met with his senior advisers.

February 18

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President and Vice President Joe Biden had an intelligence briefing. Then, also in the Oval Office, they met with the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform Cochairs, Erskine B. Bowles and Alan Simpson. Later, in the Roosevelt Room, he met with international human rights activists.

Later in the morning, in the Map Room, the President met with Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama.

In the afternoon, the President traveled to Denver, CO. While en route aboard Air Force One, Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Adviser John O. Brennan briefed him on the plane crash at an IRS building in Austin, TX.

During the day, the President In the evening, the President traveled to Las Vegas, NV, where, at a private residence, he attended and made remarks at a Democratic National Committee fundraiser.

February 19

In the afternoon, the President returned to Washington, DC, arriving in the evening.

The President declared a major disaster in Maryland and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by a severe winter storm and snowstorm from December 18-20, 2009.

February 20

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President had an intelligence briefing.

February 22

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President and Vice President Joe Biden had an intelligence briefing.

In the afternoon, in the Oval Office, the President met with Governor Arnold A. Schwarzenegger of California. Later, also in the Oval Office, he met with his senior advisers. Then, also in the Oval Office, he and Vice President Biden met with Secretary of Agriculture Thomas J. Vilsack.

Later in the afternoon, in the Oval Office, the President and Vice President Biden met with Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis.

February 23

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President and Vice President Joe Biden had an intelligence briefing followed by an economic briefing. Then, also in the Oval Office, he met with his senior advisers.

In the afternoon, in the Private Dining Room, the President had lunch with Vice President Biden. Later, in the Oval Office, he met with U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk. Then, also in the Oval Office, he and Vice President Biden met with Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates.

In the evening, in the State Dining Room, the President had dinner with business leaders.

The President announced the designation of the following individuals as members of a Presidential delegation to Kiev, Ukraine, to attend the inauguration of President-elect Viktor Yanukovych on February 25: James L. Jones, Jr. (head of delegation); John F. Tefft; Melanne Verveer; Philip H. Gordon; and Kristina A. Kvien.

The President announced his intention to nominate Stephen T. Ayers to be Architect of the Capitol.

The President announced his intention to nominate Eduardo M. Ochoa to be Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education at the Department of Education.

The President announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the National Board for Education Sciences at the Department of Education: Deborah Loewenberg Ball; Adam Gamoran; Bridget Terry Long; and Margaret R. "Peggy" McLeod.

February 24

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President and Vice President Joe Biden had an intelligence briefing followed by an economic briefing. Then, also in the Oval Office, he met with his senior advisers.

In the afternoon, in the Oval Office, the President participated in a credentialing ceremony for newly appointed Ambassadors. Later, also in the Oval Office, he and Vice President Biden met with Secretary of Commerce Gary F. Locke.

During the day, the President had a telephone conversation with former Vice President Dick Cheney to wish him well in his recovery after suffering a heart attack earlier in the week.

The President announced that he has nominated Goodwin Hon Liu to be a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

The President announced that he has nominated Robert N. Chatigny to be a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

The President announced that he has nominated Sharon Johnson Coleman and Gary Scott Feinerman to be judges on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

The President announced that he has nominated William J. Martinez to be a judge on the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado.

The President announced that he has nominated John Foster to be U.S. marshal for the Southern District of West Virginia.

The President announced that he has nominated Paul Ward to be U.S. marshal for the District of North Dakota.

The President announced that he has nominated Gary M. Gaskins to be U.S. marshal for the Northern District of West Virginia.

The President announced that he has nominated Laura E. Duffy to be U.S. attorney for the Southern District of California.

The President announced that he has nominated Wifredo A. Ferrer to be U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Florida.

The President announced that he has nominated Alicia Limtiaco to be U.S. attorney for the Districts of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands.

The President announced that he has nominated John B. Stevens, Jr., to be U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Texas.

February 25

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President and Vice President Joe Biden had an intelligence briefing.

The President announced the designation of the following individuals as members of a Presidential delegation to Montevideo, Uruguay, to attend the inauguration of President-elect Jose Mujica on March 1: Hillary Rodham Clinton (head of delegation); David D. Nelson; and Carmen Lomellin.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals as members of the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations: Carol A. Bonosaro; William Dougan; Michael B. Filler; John Gage; David Holway; Gregory Junemann; Colleen M. Kelley; H.T. Nguyen; and Darryl Perkinson.

The President declared a major disaster in Oklahoma and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by a severe winter storm on December 24 and 25.

The President declared a major disaster in Nebraska and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe winter storms and snowstorm on December 22 through January 8.

The President declared a major disaster in Iowa and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by a severe winter storm and snowstorm on December 23-27.

February 26

In the morning, Vice President Joe Biden presented the Middle Class Task Force Annual Report to the President. Later, he had a video teleconference with Prime Minister Gordon Brown of the United Kingdom and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany. Then, in the Oval Office, he and Vice President Biden had an intelligence briefing followed by an economic briefing.

Later in the morning, in the Oval Office, the President met with his senior advisers.

In the afternoon, in the Oval Office, the President and Vice President Biden met with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.

The White House announced that the President will welcome Prime Minister Yeoryios Papandreou of Greece to the White House on March 9.

The President announced his intention to nominate Michael J. McCord to be Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller).

The President announced his intention to nominate Katherine M. Gehl and Michael J. Warren to be members of the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation.

The President announced his intention to appoint William R. Harvey as Chairman of the President's Board of Advisers on Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals as members of the President's Board of Advisers on Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Lawrence S. Bacow; Evelynn M. Hammonds; Beverly Wade Hogan; Edward Lewis; Ronald Mason, Jr.; Valerie Mosley; Willie Pearson, Jr.; Beverly Daniel Tatum; Kenneth Tolson; and David Wilson.

The President announced his intention to appoint David Duong and Marjorie Margolies as members of the Vietnam Education Foundation.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals as members of the President's Advisory Committee on the Arts for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts: Bruce Bastian; Colleen Bell; Charles A. Clarkson; Lester Coney; Sylvia Davis; Jill Goldman; Howard Gottlieb; Victor J. Herlinsky, Jr.; Kaki Hockersmith; Sharon Hoffman; Candace Bond McKeever; Robert Monks; Wendy Riva; Cari Sacks; and Amy K. Singh.

The President announced that he has named the following individuals as members of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform: David Cote; Ann Fudge; Alice Rivlin; and Andy Stern.

The President declared a major disaster in North Dakota and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the areas struck by a severe winter storm on January 20-25.

February 27

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, in the Situation Room, he had a conference call with Deputy National Security Adviser Thomas E. Donilon, U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Rajiv Shah, White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, and other Cabinet officials to discuss the earthquake in Chile and the tsunami warnings for Hawaii, Guam, and American Samoa.

In the afternoon, the President had a telephone conversation with President Michelle Bachelet Jeria of Chile to express his condolences for the loss of life due to the earthquake, commend her on the Chilean Government's disaster response efforts, and offer U.S. assistance.

February 28

In the morning, the President traveled to Bethesda, MD, where, at the National Naval Medical Center, he had his annual physical examination and met with U.S. military personnel wounded in Afghanistan and Iraq. Later, he returned to Washington, DC.

March 1

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, also in the Oval Office he had an economic briefing. Then, also in the Oval Office, he met with his senior advisers.

In the afternoon, in the Oval Office, the President met with Secretary of Transportation Ray H. LaHood. Later, also in the Oval Office, he met with Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates.

The President announced his intention to nominate Michael C. Camunez to be Assistant Secretary for Market Access and Compliance at the Department of Commerce.

March 2

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President and Vice President Joe Biden had an intelligence briefing. Later, he traveled to Savannah, GA.

In the afternoon, the President toured Savannah Technical College. Later, he had lunch and visited with patrons at Mrs. Wilkes' Dining Room. He then toured Chatham Steel Corporation.

Later, the President toured Meddin Studios. He then returned to Washington, DC.

The President announced his intention to nominate James L. Taylor to be Chief Financial Officer at the Department of Labor.

The President announced his intention to appoint Woody N. Peterson as a Commissioner on the District of Columbia Judicial Nomination Commission.

The President declared a major disaster in West Virginia and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by a severe winter storm and snowstorm on December 18-20.

March 3

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President had an intelligence briefing followed by a meeting with his senior advisers.

In the afternoon, in the Oval Office, the President met with Disabled American Veterans National Commander Roberto Barrera. Later, also in the Oval Office, he met with American Legion Commander Clarence Hill. Then, in the Blue Room, he hosted a reception for Members of Congress to thank them for their efforts to pass statutory pay-as-you-go legislation.

During the day, the President had a telephone conversation with President Abdullah Gul of Turkey.

The President announced that he has nominated Scott M. Matheson, Jr., to be a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.

The President announced that he has nominated Kenneth J. Gonzales to be U.S. attorney for the District of New Mexico.

The President announced that he has nominated Michael C. Ormsby to be U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Washington.

The President announced that he has nominated Willie R. Stafford to be U.S. marshal for the Middle District of North Carolina.

The President declared a major disaster in the District of Columbia and ordered Federal aid to supplement the District's recovery efforts in the area struck by a severe winter storm and snowstorm on December 18-20.

March 4

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President and Vice President Joe Biden had an intelligence briefing followed by an economic briefing. Then, also in the Oval Office, he met with his senior advisers. Later, in the Roosevelt Room he stopped by a meeting between Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius and representatives from the Nation's largest health insurance companies.

Later in the morning, in the Oval Office, the President participated in a bill signing ceremony for H.R. 2935, the Travel Promotion Act of 2009.

In the afternoon, in the Roosevelt Room, the President met with Members of the House of Representatives. Later, in the Oval Office, he met with the leaders of the New Democrat Coalition. Then, also in the Oval Office, he and Vice President Biden met with Secretary of the Treasury Timothy F. Geithner.

Later in the afternoon, in the Oval Office, the President met with Senator Charles E. Schumer.

March 5

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President and Vice President Joe Biden had an intelligence briefing. Then, also in the Oval Office, he met with his senior advisers. Later, also in the Oval Office, he and Vice President Biden had an economic briefing.

Later in the morning, the President traveled to Arlington, VA, where he toured OPOWER. He then returned to Washington, DC, arriving in the afternoon.

Later in the afternoon, in the Private Dining Room, the President and Vice President Biden had lunch.

The White House announced that the President will welcome President Rene Garcia Preval of Haiti to the White House on March 10.

The President announced the designation of the following individuals as members of a Presidential delegation to Santiago, Chile, to attend the inauguration of President-elect Sebastian Pinera Echenique of Chile on March 11: James L. Jones, Jr. (head of delegation); Paul E. Simons; and Russell C. Crandall.

The President announced his intention to nominate David K. Mineta to be Deputy Director for Demand Reduction at the Office of National Drug Control Policy.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals as members of the Recovery Independent Advisory Panel: Steven Koch; Chris Sale; Malcolm K. Sparrow; and Edward Tufte.

The President declared a major disaster in Oklahoma and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by a severe winter storm on January 28-30.

March 6

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President had an intelligence briefing.

March 8

In the morning, the President traveled to Glenside, PA.

In the afternoon, the President returned to Washington, DC.

The President announced his intention to nominate Robert A. Harding to be Assistant Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security/Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration.

The President announced his intention to nominate Cheryl A. LaFleur and Philip D. Moeller to be Commissioners of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

The President announced his intention to nominate Lawrence J. Pijeaux, Jr., to be a member of the National Museum and Library Sciences Board.

The President declared a major disaster in California and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe winter storms, flooding, and debris and mud flows from January 17 to February 6.

March 9

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President had an intelligence briefing followed by an economic briefing. Then, also in the Oval Office, he met with his senior advisers.

In the afternoon, in the Private Dining Room, the President had lunch with business leaders. Later, in the Oval Office, he met with Prime Minister Yeoryios Papandreou of Greece. Then, in the Roosevelt Room, he greeted and thanked members of the President's Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.

Later in the afternoon, in the Cabinet Room, the President met with a bipartisan group of Senators to discuss energy policy. Later, in the East Room, the President and Prime Minister Papandreou attended a reception honoring Greek Independence Day.

The President announced his intention to nominate Mimi E. Alemayehou to be Executive Vice President of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation.

The President announced his intention to nominate Elizabeth McGrath to be Deputy Chief Management Officer at the Department of Defense.

The President declared a major disaster in South Dakota and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by a severe winter storm and snowstorm on December 23-27.

The President declared a major disaster in Kansas and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe winter storms and snowstorms from December 22 to January 8.

March 10

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President had an intelligence briefing followed by an economic briefing. Then, also in the Oval Office, he met with his senior advisers.

In the afternoon, the President traveled to St. Louis, MO.

In the evening, the President returned to Washington, DC.

The President announced that he has nominated Raymond J. Lohier, Jr., to be a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

The President announced that he has nominated Thomas E. Delahanty II to be U.S. attorney for the District of Maine.

The President announced that he has nominated Wendy J. Olson to be U.S. attorney for the District of Idaho.

The President declared a major disaster in South Dakota and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by a severe winter storm on January 20-26.

March 11

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President had an intelligence briefing followed by an economic briefing.

In the afternoon, in the Roosevelt Room, the President met with grassroots leaders of the comprehensive immigration reform movement. Later, in the State Dining Room, he met with members of the Congressional Black Caucus. Then, in the Oval Office, he met with Senators Charles E. Schumer and Lindsey O. Graham to discuss immigration reform legislation.

Later in the afternoon, in the Oval Office, the President met with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. Later, in the Oval Office, he met with his senior advisers. Then, in the White House Movie Theater, he and Mrs. Obama hosted a screening of the HBO series "The Pacific."

In the evening, in the State Dining Room, the President met with members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus.

The President announced his intention to appoint W. James McNerney, Jr., as Chair of the President's Export Council.

The President announced his intention to appoint Ursula M. Burns as Vice Chair of the President's Export Council.

March 12

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, in the Situation Room, he met with his national security team to discuss the situations in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

In the afternoon, in the Old Family Dining Room, the President met with the President's Council of Advisers on Science and Technology.

March 13

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President had an intelligence briefing.

March 14

The President declared an emergency in North Dakota and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local response efforts in the area threatened by flooding beginning on February 26 and continuing.

March 15

In the morning, the President traveled to Strongsville, OH, arriving in the afternoon.

Later in the afternoon, the President returned to Washington, DC. Later, in the Oval Office, he met with his senior advisers.

March 16

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President and Vice President Joe Biden had an intelligence briefing. Then, also in the Oval Office, he met with his senior advisers.

In the afternoon, in the Private Dining Room, the President had lunch with Democratic National Committee Chairman Timothy M. Kaine. Later, in the Oval Office, he and Vice President Biden met with Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates.

March 17

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President had an intelligence briefing followed by an economic briefing.

In the afternoon, in the Blue Room, the President participated in an interview with Bret Baier of FOX News.

The President announced that he has nominated Leonard P. Stark to be a judge on the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

The President announced that he has nominated Amy Totenberg to be a judge on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

March 18

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, he had a telephone conversation with President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia to inform him that he was postponing his trip to Indonesia.

In the afternoon, in the Oval Office, he met with his senior advisers. Later, he had a telephone conversation with Prime Minister Kevin Rudd of Australia to inform him that he was postponing his trip to Australia.

The President declared a major disaster in Arizona and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe winter storms and flooding on January 18-22.

March 19

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President and Vice President Joe Biden had an intelligence briefing. Then, also in the Oval Office, he met with his senior advisers. Later, he traveled to Fairfax, VA.

In the afternoon, the President returned to Washington, DC. Later, in the Private Dining Room, he had lunch with Vice President Biden.

March 20

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President had an intelligence briefing.

March 21

In the evening, the President had a telephone conversation with former President William J, Clinton to discuss the upcoming House of Representatives vote on health care reform legislation. Later, in the Roosevelt Room, he, Vice President Joe Biden, and White House staff members and advisers watched coverage of the House of Representatives vote on health care reform legislation.

March 22

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, in the Oval Office, he met with his senior advisers.

In the afternoon, the President had a telephone conversation with President Felipe de Jesus Calderon Hinojosa of Mexico, who congratulated him on the passage of health care reform legislation, and to discuss Mexico-U.S. relations and counternarcotics efforts. Later, he had a telephone conversation with King Abdallah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia, who congratulated him on the passage of health care reform legislation, and to discuss Saudi Arabia-U.S. relations.

The President announced his intention to nominate Rafael Moure-Eraso to be Chairperson of the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board.

The President announced his intention to nominate Mark A. Griffon to be a member of the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board.

The President announced his intention to nominate Robert M. "Skipp" Orr to be U.S. Executive Director of the Asian Development Bank, with the rank of Ambassador.

The President announced his intention to nominate Carl Wieman to be Associate Director for Science at the Office of Science and Technology Policy.

March 23

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President and Vice President Joe Biden had an intelligence briefing followed by an economic briefing. Then, also in the Oval Office, he met with his senior advisers.

In the afternoon, in the Oval Office, the President had a meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel.

In the evening, in the Oval Office, the President again met with Prime Minister Netanyahu.

The President declared a major disaster in New Jersey and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by a severe winter storm and snowstorm on February 5 and 6.

March 24

In the morning, in the Situation Room, the President met with Senators John F. Kerry and Richard G. Lugar to discuss the ongoing consultations regarding the expansion of the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START). Later, in the Oval Office, he and Vice President Joe Biden had an intelligence briefing. Then, also in the Oval Office, he met with Senator Christopher J. Dodd and Representative Barney Frank to discuss financial regulatory reform.

Later in the morning, the President had a video teleconference with Prime Minister Gordon Brown of the United Kingdom, Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, and President Nicolas Sarkozy of France.

The President declared a major disaster in the District of Columbia and ordered Federal aid to supplement the District's recovery efforts in the area struck by severe winter storms and snowstorms from February 5-11.

March 25

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President had an intelligence briefing. Then, also in the Oval Office, he met with his senior advisers. Later, he traveled to Iowa City, IA, arriving in the afternoon.

Later in the afternoon, the President visited Prairie Lights Books. He then returned to Washington, DC.

The President announced that he has nominated Robert R. Almonte to be U.S. marshal for the Western District of Texas.

The President announced that he has nominated Dallas S. Neville to be U.S. marshal for the Western District of Wisconsin.

The President announced that he has nominated Frank Leon-Guerrero to be U.S. marshal for the Districts of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands.

The President announced that he has nominated Mary H. Murguia to be a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

The President announced that he has nominated Melinda L. Haag to be U.S. attorney for the Northern District of California.

The President announced that he has nominated Jerry E. Martin to be U.S. attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee.

The President announced that he has nominated James A. Lewis to be U.S. attorney for the Central District of Illinois.

The President announced that he has nominated Todd E. Edelman and Judith Anne Smith to be associate judges in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.

The President declared a major disaster in Maine and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe winter storms and flooding from February 23 to March 2.

March 26

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President met with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. Later, also in the Oval Office, he had an intelligence briefing. He then had a telephone conversation with President Dmitry A. Medvedev of Russia, in which they reached an agreement on the expansion of the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) and agreed to a meeting in Prague, Czech Republic, on April 8 to sign the treaty.

In the afternoon, the President traveled to Camp David, MD.

The President announced his intention to nominate Steve A. Linick to be Inspector General of the Federal Housing Finance Agency.

The President announced his intention to nominate Thomas Hicks to be a Commissioner of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission.

March 27

In the evening, the President traveled to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, arriving the following evening.

The President announced his intention to recess appoint Jeffrey Goldstein as Under Secretary for Domestic Finance at the Department of the Treasury.

The President announced his intention to recess appoint Michael F. Mundaca as Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy at the Department of the Treasury.

The President announced his intention to recess appoint Eric L. Hirschhorn as Under Secretary for Export Administration and head of the Bureau of Industry and Security at the Department of Commerce.

The President announced his intention to recess appoint Michael Punke as Deputy U.S. Trade Representative-Geneva Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.

The President announced his intention to recess appoint Francisco J. Sanchez as Under Secretary for International Trade at the Department of Commerce.

The President announced his intention to recess appoint Islam A. Siddiqui as Chief Agricultural Negotiator at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.

The President announced his intention to recess appoint Alan D. Bersin as Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the Department of Homeland Security.

The President announced his intention to recess appoint Jill Long Thompson as a member of the Farm Credit Administration Board.

The President announced his intention to recess appoint Rafael Borras as Under Secretary for Management at the Department of Homeland Security.

The President announced his intention to recess appoint Craig Becker and Mark G. Pearce as members of the National Labor Relations Board.

The President announced his intention to recess appoint Jacqueline A. Berrien as Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

The President announced his intention to recess appoint Chai R. Feldblum and Victoria A. Lipnic as Commissioners of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

The President announced his intention to recess appoint P. David Lopez as General Counsel of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

March 28

Later in the evening, the President traveled to Kabul, Afghanistan, where, at the Presidential Palace, he met with President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan. Later, he met with President Karzai and his Cabinet. He then had dinner with President Karzai and his Cabinet.

Later in the evening, the President returned to Bagram Airfield. Later, he met with Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, USA, commander, NATO International Security Assistance Force, Afghanistan, and U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl W. Eikenberry.

March 29

In the morning, the President visited a medical clinic, where he met with wounded U.S. military personnel. Then, at Dragon Mess Hall, he met with U.S. military personnel. Later, he returned to Washington, DC.

In the afternoon, in the Rose Garden and the Colonnade, the President participated in an interview with Matt Lauer of NBC's "Today" show. Later, in the Oval Office, he participated in a credentialing ceremony for newly appointed Ambassadors.

During the day, the President had a telephone conversation with President Dmitry A. Medvedev of Russia to offer his condolences for the loss of life and injuries due to the terrorist attack in Moscow.

In the evening, in the Old Family Dining Room, the President and Mrs. Obama held a Seder to mark the beginning of Passover.

The President announced his intention to nominate Teresa Takai to be Assistant Secretary for Networks and Information Integration at the Department of Defense.

The President announced his intention to nominate S. Leslie Ireland to be Assistant Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis at the Department of the Treasury.

The President declared a major disaster in West Virginia and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, flooding, mudslides, and landslides beginning on March 12 and continuing.

The President declared a major disaster in Rhode Island and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms and flooding beginning on March 12 and continuing.

The President declared a major disaster in New Hampshire and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by a severe winter storm from February 23 to March 3.

The President declared a major disaster in Massachusetts and ordered Federal aid to supplement Commonwealth and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms and flooding beginning on March 12 and continuing.

March 30

Later, in the Oval Office, the President and Vice President Joe Biden had an intelligence briefing followed by an economic briefing. He then traveled to Alexandria, VA.

Later in the morning, the President returned to Washington, DC.

In the afternoon, in the Oval Office, the President met with his senior advisers. Then, in the Private Dining Room, he had lunch with Vice President Biden. Later, in the Oval Office, they met with Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates.

Later in the afternoon, in the Oval Office, the President and Vice President Biden met with President Nicolas Sarkozy of France.

In the evening, in the Private Residence, the President and Mrs. Obama had dinner with President Sarkozy and his wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy.

The President declared an emergency in Rhode Island and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local response efforts in the area struck by severe storms and flooding beginning on March 12 and continuing.

March 31

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President had an intelligence briefing. He then traveled to Joint Base Andrews, MD. Later, he returned to Washington, DC.

In the afternoon, in the Oval Office, the President met with the family of farm labor and civil rights leader Cesar E. Chavez and Arturo S. Rodriguez, president, and Dolores Huerta, cofounder, United Farm Workers of America and signed a proclamation designating March 31 as Cesar Chavez Day.

During the day, the President had a telephone conversation with President Lee Myung-bak of South Korea to offer his support following the sinking of the South Korean Navy patrol ship Cheonan on March 26 and to express his condolences for the loss of life due to the sinking of the ship and the ensuing rescue efforts, and to discuss the upcoming Global Nuclear Security Summit.

The President declared a major disaster in Delaware and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe winter storms and snowstorms from February 5-11.

April 1

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President had an intelligence briefing.

In the afternoon, the President traveled to Portland, ME. Later, he traveled to Framingham, MA, where, at the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency, he was briefed by Governor Deval L. Patrick of Massachusetts and local officials on the flooding in the Northeast and disaster response efforts. He then met with workers and volunteers coordinating the response efforts.

In the evening, the President traveled to Boston, MA. Later, he returned to Washington, DC. While en route aboard Air Force One, he had a telephone conversation with President Hu Jintao of China to discuss the upcoming Global Nuclear Security Summit and China-U.S. relations.

April 2

In the morning, the President traveled to Charlotte, NC.

In the afternoon, the President toured Celgard, LLC's manufacturing facilities. Later, he returned to Washington, DC.

April 3

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing.

April 5

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President had an intelligence briefing followed by an economic briefing. Later, on the South Lawn, he read "Green Eggs and Ham" to children participating in the White House Easter egg roll. Then, at the White House basketball and tennis courts, he played basketball with children and visited with them and their parents.

In the afternoon, at Nationals Park, the President threw out the ceremonial first pitch to open the game between the Washington Nationals and Philadelphia Phillies. He then watched a portion of the game.

In the evening, the President had a telephone conversation with Governor Joseph Manchin III of West Virginia to express his condolences for the loss of life due to the Upper Big Branch mine explosion and offered Federal assistance in ongoing rescue operations.

April 6

In the morning, the President met with African American religious leaders. Later, in the Oval Office, he had an intelligence briefing. Then, he had a telephone conversation with President Mikheil Saakashvili of Georgia.

In the afternoon, in the Oval Office, the President and Vice President Joe Biden had an economic briefing. Then, in the Private Dining Room, they had lunch. Later, in the Oval Office, he met with his senior advisers.

Later in the afternoon, the President had a telephone conversation with head coach Mike Krzyzewski of Duke University men's basketball team to congratulate him on the team's April 5 NCAA championship. He then had a telephone conversation with head coach Brad Stevens and members of the Butler University men's basketball team to congratulate them on their season and their performance in the NCAA championship game against Duke. Later, he met with Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates.

In the evening, the President hosted a screening of the documentary film "Nuclear Tipping Point."

The President announced his intention to appoint Marina C. McCarthy as Chair of the Commission on Presidential Scholars.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals as members of the Commission on Presidential Scholars: Jose Miguel Amaya; Michael A. Caplin; Martha A. Darling; I. King Jordan; Colin Kippen; Yvette Lewis; Reginald Lewis; Sheldon Pang; Srinija Srinivasan; Donald M. Stewart; and Cynthia A. Telles.

April 7

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President met with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. Then, also in the Oval Office, he had an intelligence briefing. Later, also in the Oval Office, he met with his senior advisers.

During the day, the President had a telephone conversation with head coach Geno Auriemma and members of the University of Connecticut women's basketball team to congratulate them on their April 6 NCAA championship and back-to-back undefeated seasons. He also had a telephone conversation with the family of coal miners who were killed in the Upper Big Branch Mine explosion on April 5.

In the evening, the President traveled to Prague, Czech Republic, arriving the following morning.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals as members of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues: Lonnie Ali; Anita L. Allen; Barbara Atkinson; Nita A. Farahany; Alexander G. Garza; Christine Grady; Stephen L. Hauser; Raju Kucherlapati; Nelson Michael; and Daniel Sulmasy.

April 8

Later in the morning, upon arrival at Prague Ruzyne Airport, the President traveled to Prague Castle, where he participated in an arrival ceremony with President Vaclav Klaus of the Czech Republic. He then participated in a photograph with President Klaus and President Dmitry A. Medvedev of Russia.

In the afternoon, the President traveled to the Hilton Prague hotel.

In the evening, the President traveled to the U.S. Ambassador's residence, where he hosted a dinner for Prime Minister Boyko Borissov of Bulgaria, Bulgaria's newly appointed Ambassador to the U.S. Elena B. Poptodorova, Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor of Croatia, President Vaclav Klaus and Prime Minister Jan Fischer of the Czech Republic, President Toomas Hendrik Ilves of Estonia, Prime Minister Gordon Bajnai of Hungary, President Valdis Zatlers of Latvia, Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius of Lithuania, Prime Minister Donald Tusk of Poland, President Traian Basescu of Romania, Prime Minister Robert Fico of Slovakia, and Prime Minister Borut Pahor of Slovenia. Later, he returned to the Hilton Prague hotel.

April 9

In the morning, the President traveled to Prague Castle, where he had breakfast and met with President Vaclav Klaus of the Czech Republic. Later, he returned to Washington, DC, arriving in the afternoon.

Later in the afternoon, the President had a telephone conversation with Supreme Court Associate Justice John P. Stevens after he announced his retirement from the Court.

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