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Posted byon May 4, 2013 at 5:35 AM EDT
President Obama describes the incredible opportunities to create middle-class jobs in America by deepening our economic ties and expanding trade in Latin America and discusses a recent Senate bill that takes commonsense steps to fix our broken immigration system.
Posted byon May 3, 2013 at 6:21 PM EDT
Here's quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon May 3, 2013 at 1:01 PM EDT
On the first day of his trip to Mexico and Costa Rica, President Obama was in Mexico City for meetings and a joint press conference with President Peña Nieto, and a speech to the Mexican people from the National Anthropology Museum.
Posted byon May 3, 2013 at 9:30 AM EDT
Today’s report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that private sector businesses added 176,000 jobs last month and total non-farm payroll employment rose by 165,000 jobs in April. The economy has now added private sector jobs every month for 38 straight months, and a total of 6.8 million jobs has been added over that period.
Posted byon May 2, 2013 at 4:00 PM EDT
On his trip to Mexico and Costa Rica, the President hopes to highlight and reinforce the deep cultural, familial, and economic ties that so many Americans share with Mexico and Central America, and to promote economic growth across the region.
Posted byon May 2, 2013 at 1:00 PM EDT
Penny Pritzker is President Obama's choice to lead the Commerce Department, and he wants Mike Froman to be the next U.S. Trade Representative
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.