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Posted byon May 4, 2012 at 11:36 AM EDT
The White House and Administration officials partner with Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) in Las Vegas, Nevada for the first of a series of day-long forums on jobs, housing, and the economy.
Posted byon April 27, 2012 at 4:29 PM EDT
President Obama commemorates the 50th Anniversary of "To Kill a Mockingbird"—a 1962 film adaptation of author Harper Lee’s 1960 novel about racial inequality in the deep south—by hosting a screening in the Family Theater at the White House.
Posted byon April 25, 2012 at 10:17 AM EDT
The Obama Administration partners with Operation HOPE to discuss economic development in the Los Angeles, California area.
Posted byon April 20, 2012 at 4:57 PM EDT
Mary Lou Leary, Acting Assistant Attorney of the Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs, shares stories of the honorees at the National Crime Victims’ Service Awards ceremony.
Posted byon April 19, 2012 at 10:53 AM EDT
The White House Chief of Staff celebrates the woman "whose dedication to shining a light on injustice and abuse has led to the beginnings of a transformation" in Burma, at the Holocaust Memorial Museum’s National Tribute Dinner
Posted byon April 19, 2012 at 9:26 AM EDT
The White House LGBT Conference on HIV/AIDS will provide advocates, community leaders, and members of the public with an opportunity to engage with the Obama Administration on issues related to the impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic on the LGBT community and HIV/AIDS-related health disparities, with a specific focus on the National HIV/AIDS Strategy.
Posted byon April 19, 2012 at 9:00 AM EDT
President Obama pays tribute to a courageous man whose efforts saved thousands of Hungarian Jews from the Holocaust, a diplomat who chose not to be indifferent and to rise to a higher moral calling
Posted byon April 17, 2012 at 12:25 PM EDT
According to the latest U.S. Census statistics, on average, full-time working women earned 77 cents to every dollar earned by men, which means less for families’ everyday needs, less for investments in our children’s futures, and, when added up over a lifetime of work, substantially less for retirement
Posted byon April 13, 2012 at 9:00 AM EDT
While the previous Administration’s policies were tilted towards the wealthiest Americans, President Obama has been focused on the middle class and those working to get into the middle class
Posted byon March 27, 2012 at 3:57 PM EDT
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) proposes a revision to its customs declaration regulations that will reduce costs, improve traveler processing, and more accurately reflect relationships between members of the public who are traveling together as a family.