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Posted byon May 27, 2010 at 10:52 AM EST
Melody Barnes, Assistant to the President and Director of the Domestic Policy Council, discusses an event at the White House highlighting the benefits of the Social Innovation Fund that brought together philanthropists, community foundation heads and administration officials who signaled their support for investments in community solutions.
Posted byon May 19, 2010 at 8:39 AM EST
Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood joins UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, US Ambassador to the UN Susan Rice, and Russian Ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin in launching a Global Call to Action on Ending Distracted Driving.
Posted byon May 6, 2010 at 3:29 PM EST
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer lays out the full, astoundingly long list of nominees being blocked by Republicans in the Senate.
Posted byon May 6, 2010 at 3:14 PM EST
The USDA and HHS Centers for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships visited two local organizations that promote healthy living in their communities.
Posted byon April 30, 2010 at 3:27 PM EST
Aman Bhandari summarizes Micah Sifry's interview with Vivek Kundra, U.S. Chief Information Officer, at the Promoting Innovation: Prizes, Challenges and Open Grantmaking summit.
Posted byon April 16, 2010 at 10:10 AM EST
CEA Chair Christina Romer and Senior Economist Jesse Rothstein show the effects of the Recovery Act on Employment by State in a supplement to the CEA's Third Report to Congress on the Recovery Act, which was released on April 14, 2010.
Posted byon April 12, 2010 at 3:16 PM EST
An update on the President's efforts encouraging executive agencies to consider requiring the use of project labor agreements (PLAs) when they engage in large-scale construction projects.
Posted byon April 5, 2010 at 7:04 PM EST
30,000 people from all 50 states and DC visited the South Lawn of the White House today for this year’s Easter Egg Roll. Check out photos and video from the event.
Posted byon March 23, 2010 at 4:50 PM EST
As a result of health reform, women who are victims of domestic violence will have better access to health care and will no longer face pre-existing condition discrimination.
Posted byon March 17, 2010 at 8:58 AM EST
This week we’re featuring “Health Reform by the Numbers,” an online campaign using key figures to raise awareness about why we just can’t wait for reform. Today's number: 9.