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Posted byon June 24, 2014 at 2:28 PM EDT
Keeping our country secure and our citizens safe is more difficult, and our stature abroad is weakened, when we are not fielding a full team. The Senate needs to let the President’s qualified ambassadorial nominees get to work on behalf of the American people.
Posted byon June 24, 2014 at 2:03 PM EDT
The White House, in partnership with the Department of Labor and the Center for American Progress, hosted a Summit on Working Families with the aim of having a national conversation and set a concrete agenda to bring American workplaces into the 21st century.
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 5:55 PM EDT
Posted byon June 23, 2014 at 1:44 PM EDT
Take a look at how Americans are engaging with the White House Summit on Working Families -- both at the event, and around the country.
Posted byon June 23, 2014 at 1:13 PM EDT
To celebrate the end of National Oceans Month and one year of progress on President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, the White House and the Weather Channel will host “We the Geeks: SUBMERGED!” on Wednesday, June 25, at 2:00pm ET.
Posted byon June 23, 2014 at 11:32 AM EDT
Today is the White House Summit on Working Families -- a national conversation about how we can create workplace policies that give modern American families the best chance to succeed at work and at home.
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 1:10 PM EDT
Today marks the 70th anniversary of the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944. The landmark legislation was also commonly called the GI Bill of Rights and today, after the passage of successive GI Bills following the Korean War, Vietnam and most recently, the post 9/11 version; is now known simply as the GI Bill.