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Posted byon September 26, 2014 at 6:41 PM EDT
This week, President Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly on issues that demand the attention of the global community-- including climate change and violent extremism, we celebrated the third birthday of We the People, wished the Jewish community a Happy New Year, and said goodbye to Attorney General Eric Holder.
Posted byon September 25, 2014 at 2:30 PM EDT
This blog post introduces readers to Larry Hailsham, a former intern who worked in the Office of Presidential Correspondence in the summer of 2014. When asked about his internship experience, here's what Larry wrote.
Posted byon September 19, 2014 at 7:05 PM EDT
This week, President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to Army Command Sergeant Major Bennie G. Adkins and Army Specialist Four Donald P. Sloat, met with National Spelling Bee winners, announced a major increase in our efforts to help fight Ebola in West Africa, gave a statement about the bipartisan support of our strategy to defeat ISIL, and launched a campaign to help stop sexual assault.
Posted byon September 19, 2014 at 5:23 PM EDT
What exactly is a Continuing Resolution and what does this one include? Here’s a few answers to some key questions that many Americans may be asking.
Posted byon September 17, 2014 at 1:46 PM EDT
Today in 1787, the Constitution was signed and adopted by the delegates of the Constitutional Convention.
Posted byon September 12, 2014 at 7:28 PM EDT
This week, President Obama spoke about the threat posed by ISIL and commemorated the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, we marked the 20th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), and the First Lady hosted a "prep" rally in Atlanta.
Posted byon September 12, 2014 at 6:01 PM EDT
Posted byon September 10, 2014 at 10:26 AM EDT
AmeriCorps will mark its 20th anniversary with a nationwide simultaneous pledge ceremony. More than 80 events will take place in all 50 states and territories, kicking off a year of service for some 75,000 AmeriCorps members serving coast to coast.
Posted byon September 5, 2014 at 7:28 PM EDT
This week, the economy added 10 million jobs; the country celebrated 50 years of environmental conservation; and the President spoke about the enduring strength of democracy to the people of Estonia.
Posted byon August 29, 2014 at 7:11 PM EDT
This week, the White House celebrated Women's Equality Day, the National Park Service celebrated its 98th birthday, and President Obama addressed the American Legion, the nation's largest veteran service organization.