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Posted byon February 24, 2012 at 4:24 PM EST
Posted byon February 17, 2012 at 6:22 PM EST
Check out the slideshow below of the photos and stories of Americans across all 50 states (plus Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands) who believed that their voice could make a difference and had the courage to speak out about what losing an extra $40 per paycheck would mean for them and for their family.
Posted byon February 16, 2012 at 5:53 PM EST
Max Finberg, Director of the Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, discusses USDA efforts to promote tree-planting in urban areas.
Posted byon February 9, 2012 at 6:21 PM EST
We’ve put together a quick primer to help you understand the details behind President Obama's announcement that 10 states will recieve waivers exempting them from meeting No Child Left Behind's most troublesome and restrictive requirements in exchange for setting their own higher, more honest standards for student success.
Posted byon February 8, 2012 at 5:25 PM EST
Nancy Sutley, Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality, and Harris Sherman, Under Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, joined members of the Washington, DC Jewish community to mark Tu B'shevat by planting a tree in front of the US Department of Agriculture building.
Posted byon February 8, 2012 at 12:45 PM EST
First Lady Michelle Obama is going on the road to celebrate the second anniversary of the initiative. She will meet with some of the many Americans who have embraced the principles of Let's Move! and are making a difference in the lives of our children.
Posted byon February 6, 2012 at 3:39 PM EST
Matt Nosanchuk from the Department of Justice Office of Civil Rights describes ongoing efforts to implement and enforce the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act.
Posted byon February 2, 2012 at 12:28 PM EST
One year ago, President Obama called for an all-hands-on-deck effort to accelerate the success of entrepreneurs across the country. One year later, Startup America has made major progress on three fronts...
Posted byon December 28, 2011 at 12:06 PM EST
Here are eight important ways that you or your family might have benefited from the health law in 2011.
Posted byon December 19, 2011 at 5:45 PM EST
Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge grants will help nine states create high-quality early education and development programs