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    Edward M. Kennedy Institute Senate Chamber Dedication Ceremony

    Vice President Joe Biden hosted a dedication ceremony in a replica of the Senate chamber at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate. Senate Chaplain Admiral Barry Black delivered an opening prayer.

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    Senator Edward M. Kennedy Institute Dedication

    President Barack Obama delivered the keynote address at the dedication ceremony for the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate in Boston. Other speakers included Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker (R). The program also includes performances by the Boston Children’s Chorus and singer Brian Stokes Mitchell.

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about progress made protecting American consumers since he signed Wall Street Reform into law five years ago, including a new step taken by the independent Consumer Financial Protection Bureau earlier in the week toward preventing abuses in payday lending.

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    Voting Access and Election Administration

    Members of the Presidential Commission on Election Administration (PCEA) and White House counsel Neil Eggleston talked about various aspects of the voting process in federal elections. They also discussed the PCEA’s 2014 report and recommendations. 

    The PCEA was formed in 2013. by President Obama to improve the voting experience and provide better access to polls.

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    President Obama Remarks on Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

    President Obama spoke to reporters before a meeting with the President’s Council on Science and Technology. He talked about the importance of combating the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. President Obama also announced the release of the National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria.

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues, including negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, Senator Harry Reid’s (D-NV) retirement, and concerns over the signing of Indiana’s religious freedom law.

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    President Obama Remarks on Consumer Protection and the Economy

    President Obama talked about consumer protection and the economy during an address at Lawson State Community College in Birmingham, Alabama. He outlined new steps by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to target abusive actions by pay-day lenders. He also praised the House of Representatives for passing legislation that permanently prevents a cut in payments to doctors who treat Medicare patients, also known as the “doc fix.” The president said he had called House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to congratulate them.

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    President Obama on the Affordable Care Act

    President Obama talked about the fifth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, which he signed into law March 23, 2010. He talked about benefits the health care law had provided. He also criticized Republicans for trying to repeal the law.

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest answered reporters' questions on a variety of topics, including nuclear negotiations with Iran and U.S.-Israel relations.

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    Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network

    Secretary Burwell spoke at a kick-off meeting of the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network, which aims to bring public and private sector actors together to build on the Affordable Care Act’s efforts to move health care toward a system that provides the best care for patients and pays providers based on the quality, rather than the quantity of care they give patients.

    This was part of a celebration of the fifth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, which President Obama signed into law March 23, 2010.

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