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Posted byon July 3, 2014 at 9:30 AM EDT
The 1.4 million jobs added in the first half of this year are the most in any first half since 1999.
Posted byon July 2, 2014 at 1:04 PM EDT
President Obama delivers a speech on infrastructure and the economy, with Washington, D.C.'s Key Bridge serving as the backdrop.
Posted byon June 28, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, the President discussed his recent trip to Minneapolis where he met a working mother named Rebekah, who wrote the President to share the challenges her family and many middle-class Americans are facing where they work hard and sacrifice yet still can’t seem to get ahead.
Posted byon June 26, 2014 at 11:15 AM EDT
Today, the President will travel to Minnesota, where he'll meet Rebekah -- a mom from Minneapolis -- for the first in a series of "Day in the Life" trips he'll be taking around the country this summer.
Posted byon June 25, 2014 at 9:30 AM EDT
First-quarter GDP was revised down today, largely reflecting a re-estimation of consumer spending on health care, which was substantially lower than originally reported, as well as exports, which were below the initial estimates.
Posted byon June 25, 2014 at 8:49 AM EDT
Today, at a White House roundtable on impact investing, senior Administration officials met with more than 20 private-sector investors answering the President’s call to action by announcing their new commitments to make more than $1.5 billion in investments that intentionally generate sound financial return as well as measurable social or environmental impact.
Posted byon June 24, 2014 at 10:48 AM EDT
Senior Advisor Dan Pfeiffer sends an email to the White House list to share the story of Rebekah -- a hardworking mom from Minneapolis who wrote a letter to President Obama.
Posted byon June 23, 2014 at 8:28 PM EDT
Ahead of the Working Families Summit, President Obama stopped by a local Chipotle in the Woodley Park neighborhood of Washington, D.C. for a burrito bowl, and a conversation with a few working parents.
Posted byon June 23, 2014 at 10:35 AM EDT
President Obama discusses the need for family-friendly policies in our workplaces, as part of a series of essays leading up to the White House Summit on Working Families.
Posted byon June 22, 2014 at 11:33 AM EDT
Join a series of Facebook Q&A’s live from the White House Summit on Working Families to discuss issues including workplace flexibility and equal pay.