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Posted byon July 12, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, the President recapped his visits with folks who have written him letters about their own American stories -- their successes and struggles.
Posted byon July 11, 2014 at 8:15 PM EDT
This week, President Obama sat down with everyday Americans who wrote him from around the country; he grabbed some pizza and shot some pool in Denver; he chowed down on some BBQ in Austin; and we celebrated Independence Day at the White House. Check out what else you may have missed in this week's wrap up.
Posted byon July 11, 2014 at 8:00 PM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, and far beyond.
Posted byon July 11, 2014 at 7:29 PM EDT
President Obama announces SupplierPay, a new partnership with the private sector that will strengthen America's small businesses by increasing their working capital. And he's also renewing the QuickPay initiative for federal small business subcontractors.
Posted byon July 11, 2014 at 5:34 PM EDT
To help job seekers, employers, and local policy makers better navigate labor market information, the Vice President and the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) are issuing a call-to-action to improve the tools and services for Americans to more seamlessly access and navigate the job market. On June 25th, 2014, more than 65 public and private sector innovators came together at the White House for the 21st Century Jobs Data Jam, a day-long workshop convened by the Office of the Vice President, OSTP, and the Departments of Labor and Commerce.
Posted byon July 11, 2014 at 2:32 PM EDT
OMB today released the 2015 Mid-Session Review (MSR), which updates the Administration’s estimates for outlays, receipts, and the deficit in light of economic, legislative, and other developments that occurred since the release of the President’s 2015 Budget in March.
Posted byon July 11, 2014 at 1:02 PM EDT
President Obama capped off his three-day tour with a visit to Austin, Texas, where he sat down for coffee with a letter writer, delivered a speech on the economy, and grabbed some lunch at a local BBQ joint.
Posted byon July 11, 2014 at 11:42 AM EDT
Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett meets with a small group of amazing young people at the Urban Alliance Foundation’s Washington branch.
Posted byon July 11, 2014 at 10:41 AM EDT
El Presidente se reune con las autoridades locales, con los líderes religiosos y con el gobernador de Texas, Rick Perry para hablar sobre la crisis en la frontera. El Presidente describe de los componentes cruciales de la crisis en curso: se está produciendo un aumento de niños no acompañados y de niños con adultos en una zona concentrada en la frontera, el Valle del Río Grande; y muchos de estos niños y sus padres no buscan eludir la aplicación de la ley, sino que están siendo detenidos en gran número.
Posted byon July 11, 2014 at 10:25 AM EDT
Big news: the White House Twitter account just reached 5 million followers! If you're one of them, thanks for following along.