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Posted byon May 1, 2013 at 4:57 PM EDT
President Obama announces his intent to nominate a new director of the Federal Housing Finance Authority and new Federal Communications Chair.
Posted byon April 30, 2013 at 4:22 PM EDT
President Obama holds a press conference in the briefing room at the White House, answering questions from reporters about Syria, the sequester, implementation of the Affordable Care Act and more.
Posted byon April 30, 2013 at 1:09 PM EDT
At a Joining Forces event, Mrs. Obama announced that 290,000 veterans and military spouses have been hired or trained since 2011, far exceeding President Obama's original challenge. New commitments will help 435,000 more by 2018.
Posted byon April 30, 2013 at 9:48 AM EDT
Governors and mayors speak out about the nomination of Anthony Foxx to be the next Secretary of Transportation.
Posted byon April 29, 2013 at 4:15 PM EDT
President Obama announces Anthony Foxx as his nominee for the next Secretary of Transportation.
Posted byon April 27, 2013 at 5:45 AM EDT
President Obama says that because Republicans in Congress allowed a series of harmful, automatic budget cuts—called the sequester—to take effect, important programs like Head Start are now forced to reduce their services. After travelers were stuck for hours in airports and on planes this past week, members of Congress passed a temporary band-aid measure to stop the cuts that impact airlines — but they must do more to stop cuts to vital services for the American people. That’s why it’s time for a balanced approach to deficit reduction that makes smarter cuts and reforms in the tax code while creating jobs and strengthening the middle class.
Posted byon April 26, 2013 at 5:50 PM EDT
Here's quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon April 26, 2013 at 9:30 AM EDT
Over the last fifteen quarters, the economy has expanded by 8.3 percent overall, and the private components of GDP have grown by 12.2 percent. Real GDP is now 3.2 percent larger than it was at the previous business cycle peak in 2007:Q4.
Posted byon April 22, 2013 at 6:34 PM EDT
National Park Week celebrates and gives back to our country’s great natural and cultural landscapes.
Posted byon April 19, 2013 at 6:00 PM EDT
Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.