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Posted byon July 30, 2014 at 2:34 PM EST
President Obama travels to Kansas City, Missouri for a short one-day trip to have dinner with several people who had written him letters, and to give a speech on ensuring that the economy works for everyone.
Posted byon July 30, 2014 at 8:35 AM EST
Economic growth in the second quarter was strong, consistent with the recent further improvement in the labor market and other indicators.
Posted byon July 29, 2014 at 1:28 PM EST
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 11:03 AM EST
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 5:23 PM EST
Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx spends the day with Jesus "Jay" Valentin, a UPS driver in New Jersey.
Posted byon July 28, 2014 at 1:35 PM EST
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 10:50 AM EST
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 5:00 AM EST
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 5:53 PM EST
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 10:23 AM EST
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.