Megan Slack served as the Deputy Director of Digital Content in the Office of Digital Strategy. She joined the White House from the online communications team at the Center for American Progress. She also worked as deputy finance director and scheduler on a congressional race in Houston, Texas during the 2008 election cycle, and interned at The Huffington Post. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from American University in Washington, D.C., where she served as editor in chief of the school newspaper, The Eagle.
Staff Sergeant Ty Carter was one of 53 American soldiers who woke up the morning of October 9, 2009 as the outpost where they were stationed -- one of the most remote and vulnerable in Afghanistan -– came under attack by more than 300 Taliban fighters.
In his weekly address, President Obama notes that while college education has never been more important, it has also never been more expensive, which is why he proposed major new reforms this week to make college more affordable for middle class families and those fighting to get into the middle class.
At the University at Buffalo, the State University of New York, President Obama outlines his plan to combat the soaring costs of higher education.
President Obama explains why he'll be on the road this week talking about his plan to make college more affordable.
President Obama travels to Camp Pendleton to visit with troops and their families and thank them for their extraordinary service to our nation.
President Obama sat down with Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff to answer questions about housing from Americans all over the country.
In this week’s address, President Obama tells the American people that his plan for creating a better bargain for the middle class builds on the progress we’ve made, fighting our way back from the worst economic recession of our lifetimes.
Estados Unidos ha sido siempre una nación de inmigrantes y, a través de la historia de esta nación, inmigrantes de todas partes del mundo han mantenido nuestra fuerza laboral vibrante, nuestros negocios a la vanguardia, y ayudado a crear el mecanismo económico más grande del mundo. Sin embargo, el sistema de inmigración de nuestra nación no funciona y no ha mantenido el ritmo de los tiempos cambiantes.
In addition to giving a significant boost to our national economy, commonsense immigration reform will also generate important economic benefits in each state, from increasing workers’ wages and generating new tax revenue to strengthening the local industries that are the backbone of states’ economies.
In Tennessee, President Obama talks about the first and most important cornerstone of middle class security: a good job in a durable, growing industry.