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Posted byon January 19, 2015 at 7:15 AM EST
Captain Phillip C. Tingirides is joining the First Lady as a guest at the 2015 State of the Union Address on January 20. Watch it live at 9 p.m. Eastern at http://www.whitehouse.gov/SOTU.
Posted byon January 18, 2015 at 2:51 PM EST
President Obama announced his plan to eliminate loopholes that let the wealthiest and big corporations avoid paying their fair share in taxes, and to invest those savings to help middle-class families strengthen their standing in the 21st-century economy.
Posted byon January 16, 2015 at 6:08 PM EST
Vice President Biden visits DC Water’s $2.6 billion Clean Rivers project, and announces new steps that federal agencies are taking to leverage private-sector capital, innovation, and expertise to improve our nation’s infrastructure.
Posted byon January 13, 2015 at 8:06 PM EST
Senior White House and Cabinet officials host a delegation of leaders of eight Swiss companies to discuss opportunities to spur new investments and create jobs for American workers.
Posted byon January 12, 2015 at 6:01 PM EST
President Obama stops by the Federal Trade Commission offices to talk about how we can better protect consumers from identity theft and safeguard everyone's privacy, including our children.
Posted byon January 12, 2015 at 2:08 PM EST
At the 2015 SelectUSA Investment Summit, economic development organizations (EDOs) from across the United States will once again gather to showcase investment opportunities to companies from around the world.
Posted byon January 10, 2015 at 6:00 AM EST
In this week’s address, President Obama discusses the economic gains we made in 2014, which was the strongest year for job growth since the 1990s.
Posted byon January 9, 2015 at 6:07 PM EST
The State of the Union is a tradition that's as old as the presidency itself -- but here's something we haven't always been able to do: Ask you, the American people, what you'd like to see come out of it.
Posted byon January 9, 2015 at 12:25 PM EST
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, and on the road to the State of the Union.
Posted byon January 9, 2015 at 9:30 AM EST
This solid employment report caps off a strong year for the U.S. labor market, which achieved a number of important milestones in 2014. Total job growth in 2014 was the strongest since 1999, while the unemployment rate fell at the fastest pace in three decades.