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Posted byon December 19, 2013 at 2:00 PM EDT
The economy is finishing 2013 in a stronger place than where it began the year, though more work remains to grow the economy, create jobs, and strengthen the middle class.
Posted byon December 13, 2013 at 2:51 PM EDT
Watch Vice President Biden and Cecilia Muñoz, Director of the Domestic Policy Council, answer your questions on immigration during a live Skype event.
Posted byon December 12, 2013 at 4:15 PM EDT
The White House Rural Council recently released a report on the economic importance of passing a comprehensive Food, Farm, and Jobs Bill. The report outlined the importance of the Farm Bill to our nation and the many ways that the legislation affects and benefits Americans every day.
Today, the Federal Government Closed the Books on its Investment in General Motors. Here's Where We Are:Posted byon December 9, 2013 at 8:43 PM EDT
Today, the government sold the remaining shares of its investment in General Motors.
Posted byon December 7, 2013 at 7:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, President Obama says that before Congress leaves for vacation, they should extend unemployment benefits for 1.3 million hardworking Americans who will lose this lifeline at the end of the year.
Posted byon December 6, 2013 at 11:00 AM EDT
Posted byon December 6, 2013 at 10:30 AM EDT
America’s resilient businesses have added jobs for 45 consecutive months, with private sector employment increasing by more than 8 million over that period. Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 203,000 in November, with 196,000 of that increase in the private sector.
Posted byon December 5, 2013 at 5:37 PM EDT
On Wednesday, December 11th, Vice President Biden and Cecilia Muñoz, the President’s Domestic Policy Advisor, are sitting down to answer your questions about immigration reform.
Posted byon December 5, 2013 at 10:00 AM EDT
A new report argues that allowing Emergency Unemployment Compensation to expire would be harmful to millions of workers and their families, counterproductive to the economic recovery, and unprecedented in the context of previous extensions to earlier unemployment insurance programs.
Posted byon December 4, 2013 at 6:16 PM EDT
President Obama discusses what he called the defining challenge of our time: reversing a decades-long trend toward more inequality and less upward mobility that has jeopardized middle-class America’s basic bargain, the idea that if you work hard, you have a chance to get ahead.