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Posted byon November 14, 2012 at 6:26 PM EDT
President Obama explains that solving our biggest challenges will require lawmakers to work together.
Posted byon November 13, 2012 at 2:30 PM EDT
Fourteen people stood behind the President as he laid out his strategy for moving our country forward. Learn who they were and what brought them to the White House.
Posted byon November 10, 2012 at 6:45 AM EDT
President Obama says that it’s time for Congress to pass the middle class tax cuts for 98 percent of all Americans. Both parties agree that this will give 98 percent of families and 97 percent of small businesses the certainty that will lead to growth, and so there is no reason to wait.
Posted byon November 9, 2012 at 3:40 PM EDT
President Obama lays out his strategy for moving the country forward, growing the economy, and reducing our deficits.
Posted byon November 2, 2012 at 9:30 AM EDT
Private sector businesses added 184,000 jobs last month, the biggest monthly gain in eight months. The economy has now added private sector jobs for 32 straight months.
Posted byon November 2, 2012 at 12:00 AM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. his week, with the arrival of the historic Superstorm Sandy, the President worked alongside FEMA officials and the American Red Cross, addressed the nation and federal agencies on emergency preparedness and recovery, and visited with some of those affected by the storm.
Posted byon October 27, 2012 at 5:30 AM EDT
In this week’s address, President Obama highlights the work of the new independent consumer watchdog he fought to create.
Posted byon October 26, 2012 at 4:15 PM EDT
Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon October 26, 2012 at 9:30 AM EDT
The economy posted its thirteenth straight quarter of positive growth, as real GDP (the total amount of goods and services produced in the country) grew at a 2.0 percent annual rate in the third quarter of this year, according to the “advance” estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.
Posted byon October 23, 2012 at 12:53 PM EDT
U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk and Panamanian Minister of Commerce and Industry Ricardo Quijano signed a letter exchange setting October 31, 2012 for the entry-into-force of the U.S.-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement (TPA).