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Posted byon July 29, 2014 at 2:28 PM EDT
Ahead of the President's trip to Kansas City, White House Press Secretary and Kansas City native Josh Earnest called a few people in the area and invited them out to dinner with the President.
Posted byon July 29, 2014 at 12:03 PM EDT
Labor Secretary Tom Perez is traveling with Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Toledo, Ohio, today to see first-hand model programs and partnerships that are equipping Americans with the knowledge, skills and industry-relevant education they need to get on the pathway to a successful career.
Posted byon July 28, 2014 at 6:23 PM EDT
Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx spends the day with Jesus "Jay" Valentin, a UPS driver in New Jersey.
Posted byon July 28, 2014 at 2:35 PM EDT
When it comes to investing in our infrastructure, the President’s message has been loud and clear: We must upgrade our roads and rails and bridges to grow our economy and create good American jobs.
Posted byon July 28, 2014 at 11:50 AM EDT
Times have changed, and today, some of the best ladders to well-paying, middle-class jobs are in IT fields across our economy.
Posted byon July 26, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, the President continued his call for our nation to rally around an economic patriotism that says rather than protecting wasteful tax loopholes for a few at the top, we should be investing in things like education and job training that grow the economy for everybody.
Posted byon July 25, 2014 at 6:53 PM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, and beyond.
Posted byon July 25, 2014 at 11:23 AM EDT
Today, Secretary of Labor Tom Perez is traveling to the BioTechnical Institute of Maryland in Baltimore, where he'll meet with Deric -- a graduate of the program who is now working as a manufacturing associate. Follow along here.
Posted byon July 24, 2014 at 5:50 PM EDT
President Obama addresses an excited and energized crowd at the Los Angeles Trade-Technical College.
Posted byon July 24, 2014 at 2:43 PM EDT
"Inversion" is a word for a particular kind of corporate merger deal -- and a word you might be seeing a lot in news headlines lately. It's not the most intuitive name for a corporate tax loophole, so we're going to break it down for you.