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Posted byon September 30, 2013 at 8:00 PM EST
If the United States government shuts down tonight and our economy takes a hit, it will be because House Republicans let it happen.
Posted byon September 30, 2013 at 6:11 PM EST
If Congress does not fulfill its responsibility to pass a budget today, much of the United States government will be forced to shut down tomorrow. President Obama calls on Congress to keep our government open, pay our bills on time, and never, ever threaten the full faith and credit of the United States of America.
Posted byon September 28, 2013 at 5:00 AM EST
In this week’s address, President Obama says that on October 1st, a big part of the Affordable Care Act will go live and give uninsured Americans the chance to buy the same quality, affordable health care as everyone else. It is also the day when some Republicans in Congress might shut down the government just because they don’t like the law.
President Obama Speaks on the Affordable Care Act: "Tell Your Friends. Tell Your Family. Get Covered."Posted byon September 26, 2013 at 4:58 PM EST
President Obama headed out to Prince George’s Community College in Kettering, Maryland to deliver remarks on the Affordable Care Act
Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Steering Committee '2.0' Launches to Move Our Manufacturing Agenda ForwardPosted byon September 26, 2013 at 3:51 PM EST
Manufacturing is a central pillar of the President’s agenda to create middleclass jobs and grow the economy given its importance for the durability of our industries and the strength of our innovation, which is why the Administration is announcing two significant steps to move our manufacturing agenda forward, including the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Steering Committee ‘2.0’.
Posted byon September 24, 2013 at 11:03 AM EST
President Obama delivers remarks at a suburban Kansas City, MO Ford Motor Co. stamping plant – a plant that recently had to bring on a shift of 900 workers to keep up with the demand for the new F-150.
Posted byon September 23, 2013 at 6:51 PM EST
Earlier today, Senior Advisor Dan Pfeiffer sent a message to the White House email list on the fiscal debate here in Washington.
Posted byon September 21, 2013 at 4:30 AM EST
President Obama says the economy is making progress five years after the worst recession since the Great Depression, but to avoid another crisis, Congress must meet two deadlines in the coming weeks: pass a budget by the end of the month to keep the government open, and raise the debt ceiling so America can pay its bills.
Posted byon September 20, 2013 at 2:26 PM EST
Valerie Jarrett discusses her meeting with members of the Small Business Majority Network Council at the White House to discuss the President’s plans to grow the economy, support small businesses, and back the entrepreneurial spirit that makes America great.
Posted byon September 20, 2013 at 12:25 PM EST
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