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Posted byon June 25, 2014 at 7:00 PM EDT
President Obama welcomes six-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson and his Hendricks Motorsports team members to the White House for his 2013 Sprint Cup Series championship.
Posted byon June 25, 2014 at 6:15 PM EDT
The White House Summit on Working Families focused on igniting a national conversation and setting a concrete agenda to bring American workplaces into the 21st century. These issues are real for everyone. Over the course of the past few months, senior administration officials -- from the Secretary of Transportation to the First Lady's Chief of Staff -- have been sharing how they're real for them.
Posted byon June 25, 2014 at 2:57 PM EDT
Safe and Responsible Oil and Gas Production as Part of President Obama’s All-of-the-Above Energy StrategyPosted byon June 25, 2014 at 1:16 PM EDT
President Obama’s all-of-the-above energy strategy is working – enhancing our energy security, cutting carbon pollution, and spurring economic growth.
Posted byon June 25, 2014 at 10:44 AM EDT
A year after the President announced his Climate Action Plan -- a comprehensive plan to cut carbon pollution, prepare the U.S. for the impacts of climate change, and lead international efforts to combat global climate change -- the Administration has made real progress in advancing the goals in the plan.
Posted byon June 25, 2014 at 10:09 AM EDT
The White House hosts the first-ever Forum on Global LGBT Human Rights, bringing together participants from around the world and across sectors to discuss the best ways to promote and protect the human rights and dignity of LGBT people wherever they are threatened around the globe.
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 9:09 AM EDT
Every year, Congress requires Federal agencies to produce thousands of written reports and plans on far ranging topics. While these reports and plans often provide useful information for legislative decision-making, oversight, and public transparency, some reports and plans that were once useful have become outdated or duplicative, and needlessly divert time and resources away from critical agency mission activities.
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 6:55 PM EDT
Vice President Joe Biden ceremonially swears in Sylvia Mathews Burwell as United States Secretary of Health and Human Services.