Weekly Wrap Up: “Work That Needs to Be Done”

A quick look at the week of October 11th, 2010:

Quote: "This is work that needs to be done. There are workers who are ready to do It." – President Obama on investing in our infrastructure. http://wh.gov/381

Your West Wing Week: “I Spy” Video: http://wh.gov/3Kw

Talk to Us: Don’t miss next week’s live chats: Talk about the economy with Austan Goolsbee http://wh.gov/30N, the arts with Chuck Close http://wh.gov/30N and cyber security awareness with Howard Schmidt http://wh.gov/38Y

It’s the Waiting for Superman Kids: Students from the documentary meet President Obama in the Oval Office and watch him take off in a helicopter from the South Lawn in this behind-the-scenes video: http://wh.gov/3Zo

A Colbert Bump: Austan Goolbee, Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers, talks tax cuts on the Colbert Report: http://bit.ly/cZpBjW (and the White House White Board video that inspired it all: http://wh.gov/38C)

You Asked, Chu Answered: Department of Energy Secretary Chu answers your questions on home energy efficiency: http://wh.gov/3Kr

Dam Good Tweet: RayLaHood: How 'bout that bridge? I mean, seriously, THAT is something. #hooverdam http://bit.ly/api9vP

Picture Show: Behind-the-scenes shots from September: http://wh.gov/38a

Notable Number: $2,500. Learn more about what the American Opportunity Tax Credit means for college students: http://wh.gov/30T

Bill Shock: The FCC takes on “bill shock,” and other practices that are giving consumers headaches with their Consumer Empowerment Agenda. http://bit.ly/aPObzV

Your VA: VA launches a national awareness campaign on benefits for Veterans, watch the video: http://bit.ly/aN9ou8 and check out the website: http://bit.ly/bZ16et

Think Pink: The White House goes pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Dr. Jill Biden discusses the battle that takes place every day http://wh.gov/30t

White House Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The White House seen from the North Lawn is bathed in pink light in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month Oct. 14, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

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