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Posted byon December 2, 2011 at 5:38 PM EST
President Obama today reiterated his deep commitment to making government work better to fulfill our trust management duties, support tribal self-determination and empower American Indian and Alaska Natives to unlock the economic potential of Indian communities.
Posted byon November 21, 2011 at 6:55 PM EST
At the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce’s annual dinner, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis speaks about the progress this Administration has made for LGBT individuals in the workplace and the challenges that remain.
Posted byon November 18, 2011 at 2:34 PM EST
A look back at Vice President Biden's message to LGBT young people.
Posted byon November 17, 2011 at 3:28 PM EST
On this day last year, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced new rules that allow hospital patients to decide who they want at their bedside when they are sick.
Posted byon November 16, 2011 at 4:20 PM EST
Shaun Donovan, Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, speaks before the National Center for Transgender Equality Awards Ceremony and reflects on the Administration's progress on important issues in the transgender community.
Posted byon November 9, 2011 at 1:35 PM EST
Vice President Joe Biden issued a statement congratulating the people of Ohio for rejecting Issue 2 -- a law that would have stripped public employees of their collective bargaining rights.
Posted byon November 4, 2011 at 4:47 PM EST
Dr. Jill Biden addresses the Opening Ceremony of the 2011 National Convention of Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG).
This year's convention highlighted the Obama-Biden administration's commitment to ensuring that every student has a safe school.
Posted byon October 20, 2011 at 11:00 PM EST
Your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave
Posted byon October 20, 2011 at 5:27 PM EST
Thirteen American citizens who exemplify service to their country were honored at the White House today
Posted byon October 20, 2011 at 10:26 AM EST
October 20th is a day when people all over the world wear purple to show support for LGBT people and speak out against the bullying of LGBT teens