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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.
Posted byon December 3, 2013 at 5:47 PM EDT
President Obama hosted President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia at the White House. Their visit underscored the growing partnership with Colombia, founded on our shared democratic values, deepening economic ties, and our long history of shared security goals.
Posted byon November 29, 2013 at 10:00 AM EDT
Posted byon November 27, 2013 at 4:02 PM EDT
This Saturday, November 30th, White House and Cabinet Officials, along with millions of Americans around the country, will pay tribute to small businesses, which drive our economy, and help to define the spirit of our communities.
Posted byon November 27, 2013 at 12:18 PM EDT
President Obama visited the DreamWorks Animation Campus in Glendale, California, on Tuesday, where he spoke about the economy before an audience of hundreds of Dreamworks employees, including CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg.
Posted byon November 25, 2013 at 4:43 PM EDT
From the Main Street shops to the high-tech startups, small businesses are the backbone of our economy and the cornerstones of a diverse and thriving marketplace. By shopping small and supporting local business, we all have a role to play in giving millions of families the opportunity to achieve the American dream.
Posted byon November 23, 2013 at 7:00 AM EDT
In his weekly address, President Obama says our economy is moving in the right direction: We've cut our deficits by more than half, businesses have created millions of new jobs, and we've have taken significant steps to reverse our addiction to foreign oil and fix our broken health care system.