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Posted byon October 3, 2014 at 10:36 AM EST
The President and his Cabinet are commemorating National Manufacturing day by visiting manufacturers and innovators all across the country. Follow along here.
Posted byon October 3, 2014 at 8:30 AM EST
With this latest report, America’s businesses extended the longest streak of private-sector job gains on record. The data underscore that six years after the Great Recession—thanks to the hard work of the American people and in part to the policies the President has pursued—our economy has bounced back more strongly than most others around the world.
Posted byon October 2, 2014 at 11:07 PM EST
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon October 2, 2014 at 5:55 PM EST
Gary Pollard, Jr. -- a network technician from Washington, D.C. -- sends a message to the White House email list.
Posted byon October 2, 2014 at 4:10 PM EST
On October 2, 2014, at Northwestern University, the President revisited the foundation for growth and prosperity that he unveiled more than five years ago, in April 2009, at Georgetown University. In that speech, he called for investing in new energy and technologies, expanding access to education for the country’s workers and children, launching healthcare reform, managing our nation’s finances, and putting in place financial reform and a stronger system of consumer protections.
Posted byon October 2, 2014 at 2:40 PM EST
Posted byon October 2, 2014 at 11:54 AM EST
Our economy is stronger now than when the President took office during the Great Recession.
Posted byon October 1, 2014 at 5:58 PM EST
Tens of thousands of people shared what raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 would mean to them personally, or to their communities. Read some of those stories on our interactive map here.
Posted byon October 1, 2014 at 4:05 PM EST
The Obama administration celebrates the 20th anniversary of the CDFI Fund by convening government officials, business executives, and community leaders at the Treasury Department to mark the fund's achievements and to look at the prospects for its continued success.
Posted byon September 29, 2014 at 12:05 PM EST
The program is called TAACCCT -- that stands for Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training. As acronyms go, I’m not going to say it’s our very best work. But as a commitment to building a 21st century workforce, as a tool to prepare people for the jobs of today and tomorrow, it is second-to-none.