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Posted byon June 14, 2013 at 7:04 PM EDT
On Friday, President Obama met with students in Chicago's "Becoming A Man" program where he spoke of the importance of fatherhood and mentorship.
Posted byon June 14, 2013 at 7:00 PM EDT
This week, President Obama traveled to California to discuss the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act and Pride month, nominated a new chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, urged the Senate to pass bipartisan, commonsense immigration reform, and met with the President of Peru.
Posted byon June 14, 2013 at 3:27 PM EDT
Today, there are many young immigrants who were brought here by parents seeking a better life. These promising young people grew up here and call this country home. They deserve an opportunity and so do their parents.
Posted byon June 14, 2013 at 1:32 PM EDT
Today, the White House released a new report discussing the importance of fast and reliable Internet connected in a modern economy.
Posted byon June 14, 2013 at 9:37 AM EDT
The LEAD Commission previews its release of a five-point blueprint outlining actions to accelerate the expansion of digital learning in schools, a new initiative President Obama announced last week.
Posted byon June 12, 2013 at 3:00 PM EDT
Using rock and roll industry as a example is one of the best ways to explain economics -- many of the forces that are buffeting the U.S. economy can be understood in the context of the music industry.
Posted byon June 11, 2013 at 4:45 PM EDT
Learn how you can get involved in President Obama's Youth Jobs+ initiative, a challenge issued by the President to increase employment opportunities for low-income or disconnected youth and decrease juvenile violence.
Business Leaders, Law Enforcement Officers, Elected Officials and Others Agree: We Need Comprehensive Immigration ReformPosted byon June 11, 2013 at 4:15 PM EDT
The bipartisan, commonsense immigration reform bill being considered by the Senate is the best chance we’ve had in years to fix our broken immigration system – in large part because of the diverse and unusual coalition of stakeholders that have come together to support it.
Posted byon June 11, 2013 at 1:45 PM EDT
The Great Gatsby Curve illustrates the connection between concentration of wealth in one generation and the ability of those in the next generation to move up the economic ladder compared to their parents.
Posted byon June 10, 2013 at 5:55 PM EDT
Today, we marked the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Equal Pay Act with an event at the White House.