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4.39. How do I send e-mail to the White House?

You can send e-mail to the President at Mail for the Vice-President should be sent to Although you may receive a confirmation that your e-mail was received, be sure to include your name and address; the White House sends form letter responses only by snail mail.

According to an article by Michael Strangelove in the January, 1994, issue of Online Access magazine, messages sent to the White House are actually processed 30 miles away by the computers of Trusted Information Systems in Glenwood, Maryland. TIS processes between 1,000 and 6,000 e-mail messages for the White House daily. Strangelove writes, "You have a better chance of receiving a personal reply from Elvis than you do from Bill."

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