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Posted byon April 4, 2014 at 12:15 PM EDT
Enrollment in Medicaid and CHIP in February was at least 3 million people higher than it was, on average, between July and September. While this is great progress, states where governors or legislatures refuse to implement the Medicaid expansion provisions of the law will leave 5.7 million Americans uninsured.
Posted byon March 21, 2014 at 8:11 AM EDT
Through our programs at the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), we are helping young women recognize and reach their full potential.
Posted byon March 10, 2014 at 8:18 AM EDT
Here at the Department of Commerce, we are committed to strengthening the role of women in business and technology. Among the Department’s many initiatives aimed toward advancing this goal are the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO) efforts to empower our country’s women to innovate and create good jobs.
Posted byon March 7, 2014 at 6:50 PM EDT
Whether it is developing groundbreaking programs to break the cycle of drug use and crime, conducting innovative research that expands our understanding of how drugs affect the human body, expanding treatment opportunities, or preventing drug use before it starts, the 2014 ONDCP Advocates for Action are making a difference by reducing drug use and its consequences.
Posted byon March 7, 2014 at 1:30 PM EDT
Don't miss your chance to join the First Family for the 136th annual White House Easter Egg Roll. The big event is on Monday, April 21 and more than 30,000 people will join in on the fun. Guests will have a chance to participate in activities including games, stories, singing, dancing, and of course, the traditional egg roll - all on the White House South Lawn.
Posted byon March 6, 2014 at 2:29 PM EDT
For 101 of the Nation’s top science and math teachers, Monday was not your typical snow day. While DC-area students spent the day at home, the winners of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) trekked through the slushy streets of Washington to spend time with President Obama at the White House.
Posted byon February 11, 2014 at 10:00 AM EDT
With the amount of media attention on overdoses right now, it's important to know the basics about the epidemic.
Posted byon February 6, 2014 at 5:19 PM EDT
This year, the White House ventured to make the President's State of the Union address more interactive and engaging than ever before. Here's a look at some of the numbers behind SOTU 2014.
Posted byon January 27, 2014 at 7:00 AM EDT
Find out who was invited to join First Lady Michelle Obama at the 2014 State of the Union.
Posted byon January 24, 2014 at 4:15 PM EDT
U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Michael Froman talks about his work with mayors to expand trade and create local jobs.