current speeches historic speeches presidents archives scholarship programs about links search

Major Speeches from Barack Obama's Second Term

Click here for major speeches from Barack Obama's First Term

January 21, 2013
Second Inaugural Address
Washington, D.C.
January 29, 2013
A Call for Immigration Reform
Las Vegas, Nevada
February 4, 2013
Preventing Gun Violence
Minneapolis, Minnesota
February 12, 2013
State of the Union Address
Washington, D.C.
February 13, 2013
Jobs in America: Remarks to Workers in North Carolina
Asheville, North Carolina
February 14, 2013
Early Childhood Education: Remarks in Georgia
Decatur, Georgia
February 15, 2013
Families, Communities, and the Middle Class
Chicago, Illinois
February 26, 2013
The Coming Sequester: Remarks to Shipbuilders
Newport News, Virginia
March 21, 2013
Address to the People of Israel
Jerusalem, Israel
March 25, 2013
Immigration & Citizenship: Remarks at a Naturalization Ceremony
Washington, D.C.
April 3, 2013
On Gun Control: Remarks to Police in Denver
Denver, Colorado
April 5, 2013
Remarks at the Easter Prayer Breakfast
Washington, D.C.
April 8, 2013
The Legacy of Sandy Hook: Address on Reducing Gun Violence
Hartford, Connecticut
April 18, 2013
Remarks at the Interfaith Memorial Service for Victims of the Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston, Massachusetts
April 25, 2013
Remarks at the Dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library
Dallas, Texas
April 25, 2013
Explosion in West: Memorial Service Remarks for the Fallen
Waco, Texas
April 27, 2013
Remarks at the White House Correspondents' Dinner
Washington, D. C.
April 29, 2013
Remarks on the 150th Anniversary of the National Academy of Sciences
Washington, D.C.
April 30, 2013
Press Conference
Washington, D.C.
May 5, 2013
Ohio State Commencement Address
Columbus, Ohio
May 9, 2013
Manufacturing and Economic Progress: Remarks at Manor New Technology High School
Austin, Texas
May 10 2013
The Benefits of Obamacare: Remarks on the Affordable Care Act
Washington, D.C.
May 17, 2013
Jobs and the Way Forward: Remarks at Ellicott Dredges
Baltimore, Maryland
May 19, 2013
Commencement Address at Morehouse College
Atlanta, Georgia
May 23, 2013
Drones, War, and Defense: Speech at the National Defense University
Washington, D.C.
May 24, 2013
Commencement Address at the U.S. Naval Academy
Annapolis, Maryland
June 11, 2013
Remarks on Immigration Reform
Washington, D.C.
June 19, 2013
Address at the Brandenburg Gate
Berlin, Germany
June 25, 2013
The Realities of Climate Change: Address at Georgetown University
Washington, D.C.
June 30, 2013
Remarks at the University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa
July 1, 2013
Remarks to Business Leaders in Tanzania
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
July 18, 2013
Update on the Affordable Care Act
Washington, D.C.
July 19, 2013
Remarks on Trayvon Martin
Washington, D.C.
July 24, 2013
Address on the Economy at Knox College
Galesburg, Illinois
July 25, 2013
Remarks on the Economy from Jacksonville
Jacksonville, Florida
July 30, 2013
Address from an Amazon Distribution Center on Jobs and the Economy
Chattanooga, Tennessee
August 6, 2013
Remarks on Housing and the Economy
Phoenix, Arizona
August 7, 2013
National Security and War: Remarks at Camp Pendleton
Camp Pendleton, California
August 15, 2013
The Situation in Egypt
Chilmark, Massachusetts
August 22, 2013
A Plan for College Affordability
Buffalo, New York
August 28, 2013
Fifty Years After "I Have a Dream": Remarks at the Lincoln Memorial
Washington, D.C.
August 31, 2013
A Call to Deliberate: Address on the Situation in Syria
Washington, D.C.
September 10, 2013
Making the Case for Action in Syria: Prime-Time Address to the Nation
Washington, D.C.
September 22, 2013
Remarks at the Memorial Service for Victims of the Navy Yard Shooting
Washington, D.C.
September 24, 2013
The Diplomatic Path: Address to the United Nations General Assembly
New York, New York
October 1, 2013
Remarks on the Government Shutdown and the Affordable Care Act
Washington, D.C.
October 9, 2013
Nomination of Janet Yellen for Chairperson of the Federal Reserve
Washington, D.C.
October 17, 2013
Address on the Government Reopening
Washington, D.C.
October 21, 2013
Problems Administering the Affordable Care Act
Washington, D.C.
October 24, 2013
Remarks on Immigration Reform
Washington, D.C.
October 25, 2013
Manufacturing in America and Economic Advancement
Brooklyn, New York
November 6, 2013
Progress of the Affordable Care Act
Dallas, Texas
November 8, 2013
Rebuilding the American Economy
New Orleans, Louisiana
November 14, 2013
Address on the Economy
Cleveland, Ohio
November 25, 2013
The Prospects of Immigration Reform
San Francisco, California
December 2, 2013
Remarks on World AIDS Day
Washington, D.C.
December 3, 2013
Update on the Administration of the Affordable Care Act
Washington, D.C.
December 4, 2013
Address on Economic Mobility
Washington, D.C.
December 10, 2013
Eulogy for Nelson Mandela
Johannesburg, South Africa
December 20, 2013
End-of-2013 Press Conference
Washington, D.C.
January 7, 2014
Call to Extend Unemployment Insurance
Washington, D.C.
January 9, 2014
American Ideals and Promise Zones
Washington, D.C.
January 17, 2014
Privacy, Data Collection, and Changes to the NSA
Washington, D.C.
January 28, 2014
State of the Union Address
Washington, D.C.
January 29, 2014
Minimum Wage & the 2014 Agenda
Lanham, Maryland
January 30, 2014
Education & Jobs for the Future
Nashville, Tennessee
January 31, 2014
Remarks on Long-Term Unemployment
Washington, D.C.
February 6, 2014
Remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast
Washington, D.C.
February 14, 2014
The Drought in California
Los Banos, California
February 18, 2014
Jobs, the Economy, and Fuel Efficiency
Upper Marlboro, Maryland

Click here for major speeches from Barack Obama's First Term

click here to search our entire speech archive

Speeches from Barack Obama's First Term

Speeches from the 2012 Campaign

Speeches from the Bush Presidency