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  • Posted by Bess Evans on July 3, 2014 at 11:02 AM

    For Adelina of Sunland Park, New Mexico, like for so many others, Medicaid coverage is providing her with the coverage she needs to be healthy.



  • Posted by Jason Furman on July 3, 2014 at 9:30 AM

    The 1.4 million jobs added in the first half of this year are the most in any first half since 1999.



  • Posted by David Hudson on July 2, 2014 at 6:47 PM

    Twenty-four states still haven't acted to make more struggling families eligible for Medicaid -- including many of the states that would benefit most. Check out our new resource center to find out how Medicaid expansion will help people across the country.



  • Posted by Stephen Spector on July 2, 2014 at 6:42 PM

    Dr. Jill Biden arrives in Lusaka, Zambia, her first stop on a three-country visit to Africa.



  • Posted by Lt. Col. Ravi Chaudhary on July 2, 2014 at 5:24 PM

    As the Fourth of July weekend approaches, Americans everywhere will gather to celebrate the birth of our nation with a traditional fireworks display, a nice barbecue, or by spending time with family and friends. The Fourth of July is also a time to honor the patriotism and dedication of our military and their families.



  • Posted by Lt. Col. Ravi Chaudhary on July 2, 2014 at 5:23 PM

    As the Fourth of July weekend approaches, Americans everywhere will gather to celebrate the birth of our nation with a traditional fireworks display, a nice barbecue, or by spending time with family and friends. The Fourth of July is also a time to honor the patriotism and dedication of our military and their families.



  • Posted by Ezra Mechaber on July 2, 2014 at 3:01 PM

    In the latest installment of Being Biden, the Vice President reflects on the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, and shares a photo of himself with Representative John Lewis, Jesse Jackson, and other leaders of the civil rights movement.



  • Posted by David Hudson on July 2, 2014 at 1:04 PM

    President Obama delivers a speech on infrastructure and the economy, with Washington, D.C.'s Key Bridge serving as the backdrop.



  • Yesterday, for the sixth time since taking office, President Obama joined national, state, and local community leaders, business leaders, grassroots activists, elected officials, and others for an event celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month at the White House.



  • Posted by Secretary Thomas E. Perez on July 1, 2014 at 9:45 AM

    As we celebrate Pride Month and approach the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, the Labor Department is reaffirming its commitment to equal opportunity for all.