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Posted byon September 22, 2014 at 2:37 PM EDT
After just over a year on Twitter, First Lady Michelle Obama's Twitter and Instagram accounts passed 1 million followers. To celebrate, we've put together a list of @FLOTUS and @MichelleObama highlights.
Posted byon September 22, 2014 at 12:42 PM EDT
Posted byon September 22, 2014 at 11:36 AM EDT
The United States is distressingly behind the curve on paid family leave.
Posted byon September 22, 2014 at 9:15 AM EDT
Last week marked the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month, a time to honor the rich heritage of the Latino community and celebrate its countless achievements. It is also an opportunity to celebrate the familial, cultural and economic ties that so many Americans share with Latin America.
Posted byon September 22, 2014 at 9:12 AM EDT
La semana pasada marcó el inicio del Mes de la Herencia Hispana, un tiempo para honrar la rica herencia de la comunidad latina y celebrar sus innumerables logros. Es a la vez una oportunidad para celebrar los lazos familiares, culturales y económicos que tantas personas que viven en Estados Unidos comparten con América Latina.
Posted byon September 20, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, the President thanked Congress for its strong bipartisan support for efforts to train and equip Syrian opposition forces to fight ISIL.
Posted byon September 19, 2014 at 8:12 PM EDT
The United States stands with the people of the CAR and supports the Transitional Government as it attempts to shoulder the difficult but critical task of moving forward with an inclusive national dialogue that focuses on stopping the violence and advancing the political transition.
Posted byon September 19, 2014 at 7:05 PM EDT
This week, President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to Army Command Sergeant Major Bennie G. Adkins and Army Specialist Four Donald P. Sloat, met with National Spelling Bee winners, announced a major increase in our efforts to help fight Ebola in West Africa, gave a statement about the bipartisan support of our strategy to defeat ISIL, and launched a campaign to help stop sexual assault.
Posted byon September 19, 2014 at 6:20 PM EDT
Mike Boots travels to Minnesota to meet with tribal Chairwoman Karen Diver and tour the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indian Reservation's resilience-building efforts.
Posted byon September 19, 2014 at 5:23 PM EDT
What exactly is a Continuing Resolution and what does this one include? Here’s a few answers to some key questions that many Americans may be asking.