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Posted byon July 15, 2014 at 2:42 PM EST
President Obama takes a quick trip across the Potomac to visit the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center, a facility in McLean, Virginia that focuses on highway technology.
Posted byon July 14, 2014 at 2:49 PM EST
Missed the President's trip to Denver and Austin? Don't worry -- the latest edition of "West Wing Week" features some amazing footage from his visit.
Posted byon July 14, 2014 at 2:00 PM EST
To create new opportunities for more Americans, we are committed to advancing job-driven training initiatives that help workers acquire the skills they need to succeed in good jobs. Expanding quality apprenticeship is a key strategy to make education and training programs more job-driven.
Posted byon July 12, 2014 at 5:00 AM EST
In this week’s address, the President recapped his visits with folks who have written him letters about their own American stories -- their successes and struggles.
Posted byon July 11, 2014 at 12:02 PM EST
President Obama capped off his three-day tour with a visit to Austin, Texas, where he sat down for coffee with a letter writer, delivered a speech on the economy, and grabbed some lunch at a local BBQ joint.
Posted byon July 10, 2014 at 1:55 PM EST
Since January, President Obama has taken more than 40 executive actions to help families across the country succeed.
Posted byon July 9, 2014 at 6:30 PM EST
On a beautiful Wednesday afternoon in Denver, President Obama talks about the economy, the progress that his Administration has made, and how Republican obstructionism is making it more difficult to help Americans achieve their full potential.
Posted byon July 9, 2014 at 3:32 PM EST
The President asked you to write him a letter. This is what you sent.
Posted byon July 8, 2014 at 5:00 AM EST
The President is hitting the road on a three-day swing to Colorado and Texas, where he will meet with Americans who’ve written him letters and whose stories -- their challenges and successes -- resonate with folks from across the country.
Posted byon July 7, 2014 at 12:40 PM EST
Congress is back in session, and if members have been listening to their constituents they will move quickly to raise the federal minimum wage, which has lost 20 percent of its purchasing power since the 1980s. But absent action from Capitol Hill, states are taking up the slack.