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Posted byon March 7, 2014 at 8:45 PM EDT
This week, the President announced his 2015 budget, and addressed the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. YouTube Stars visited the White House, and more. Check out what you missed in this week's wrap up.
Posted byon March 7, 2014 at 1:00 AM EDT
This week, The White House hosted its first ever White House Student Film Festival, while the President addressed the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, presented his budget for Fiscal Year 2015, urged Congress to raise the minimum wage, and held a town hall on Latinos and the Affordable Care Act.
Posted byon March 5, 2014 at 6:49 PM EDT
Ensuring that hard work pays off means that women should receive equal pay for equal work, that Americans can save and retire with dignity, that people have health insurance when they need it most, and that the wage you make is enough to support yourself and your family.
Posted byon January 10, 2014 at 4:12 PM EDT
Ten Americans told us what having new or improved health insurance in the new year means to them. You should read what they had to say.
Posted byon January 8, 2014 at 12:00 PM EDT
We're asking you to help us identify and honor local leaders taking innovative approaches to support gun violence prevention measures and make our communities safer by nominating a Champion of Change for Gun Violence Prevention.
Posted byon December 14, 2013 at 7:00 AM EDT
In his weekly address, President Obama honors the memory of the 26 innocent children and educators who were taken from us a year ago in Newtown, Connecticut.
Posted byon December 11, 2013 at 11:02 AM EDT
For the rising young leaders out there, take advantage of the resources offered at your schools and communities. Resources are available that help young people develop academically, professionally, and personally to serve as community stewards.
Posted byon December 5, 2013 at 10:00 AM EDT
A new report argues that allowing Emergency Unemployment Compensation to expire would be harmful to millions of workers and their families, counterproductive to the economic recovery, and unprecedented in the context of previous extensions to earlier unemployment insurance programs.
Posted byon October 28, 2013 at 11:23 AM EDT
Nearly one year ago, communities across a dozen states in the Northeast experienced the devastating and tragic effects of Hurricane Sandy. Communities were shattered, families were torn apart, homes and businesses were damaged or destroyed, and lives were upended. But brick by brick, block by block, we are rebuilding.
Posted byon August 23, 2013 at 2:08 PM EDT
Read press coverage of President Obama's ambitious agenda to tackle rising college costs, make college more affordable, and improve value for students and families