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.
President Obama joins leaders from the United States and around the world at a national memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela.
In this week’s address, President Obama says that before Congress leaves for vacation, they should extend unemployment benefits for 1.3 million hardworking Americans who will lose this lifeline at the end of the year.
Tune in to watch the 91st annual holiday tree lighting ceremony on the Ellipse in President’s Park, just outside the White House gates.
President Obama discusses what he called the defining challenge of our time: reversing a decades-long trend toward more inequality and less upward mobility that has jeopardized middle-class America’s basic bargain, the idea that if you work hard, you have a chance to get ahead.
A release of August 2013 visitor records brings the total number of records made public by this White House to over 3.4 million.
Since the Affordable Care Act was enacted, more than 7.3 million seniors and people with disabilities have saved $8.9 billion on their prescription drugs, an average of $1,209 per person since 2010.
President Obama says that he is committed to fixing our broken immigration system to make sure we continue welcoming striving, hardworking immigrants who see America the same way many of our ancestors did when they came here generations ago -- as a country where no matter who you are or what you look like or where you come from, you can make it if you try.
Recipients of the 2013 Presidential Medal of Freedom included sports champions and scientists, musicians and civil rights leaders, activists and journalists, media moguls and public servants.
Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, Americans all over the country are enrolling in affordable health coverage. Many were unable to get insurance before and many others are signing up for new plans that offer better coverage than what they had before, often at lower costs.
In his weekly address, President Obama discusses progress in American energy and highlights that we are now producing more oil at home than we buy from other countries for the first time in nearly two decades.