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Posted byon April 19, 2012 at 9:26 AM EDT
The White House LGBT Conference on HIV/AIDS will provide advocates, community leaders, and members of the public with an opportunity to engage with the Obama Administration on issues related to the impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic on the LGBT community and HIV/AIDS-related health disparities, with a specific focus on the National HIV/AIDS Strategy.
Posted byon April 19, 2012 at 9:00 AM EDT
President Obama pays tribute to a courageous man whose efforts saved thousands of Hungarian Jews from the Holocaust, a diplomat who chose not to be indifferent and to rise to a higher moral calling
Posted byon April 17, 2012 at 12:25 PM EDT
According to the latest U.S. Census statistics, on average, full-time working women earned 77 cents to every dollar earned by men, which means less for families’ everyday needs, less for investments in our children’s futures, and, when added up over a lifetime of work, substantially less for retirement
Posted byon April 13, 2012 at 9:00 AM EDT
While the previous Administration’s policies were tilted towards the wealthiest Americans, President Obama has been focused on the middle class and those working to get into the middle class
Posted byon March 27, 2012 at 3:57 PM EDT
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) proposes a revision to its customs declaration regulations that will reduce costs, improve traveler processing, and more accurately reflect relationships between members of the public who are traveling together as a family.
Posted byon March 27, 2012 at 11:47 AM EDT
Kathy Greenlee, Assistant Secretary for Aging, addresses LGBT aging issues following a forum in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Posted byon March 21, 2012 at 11:47 AM EDT
Senior Advisor to the President, Valerie Jarrett discusses the Affordable Care Act and its impact on the African American community on the two-year anniversary.
Posted byon March 20, 2012 at 6:16 PM EDT
Health and Human Services Cabinet Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius, and Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, discuss the Affordable Care Act and how it protects America's graduating students.
Posted byon March 5, 2012 at 3:23 PM EDT
In honor of Women's History Month, a look back at the women serving in our military and the work they have done to achieve a more equal place in the United States military while securing our freedom as a nation.
Posted byon March 4, 2012 at 3:30 PM EDT
Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Obama, speaks at the first Servicemembers Legal Defense Network national dinner since the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell."