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  • Weekly Wrap Up: It’s Time for #EqualPay

    This week at the White House, we explained what "78 cents for every dollar" means, spoke about America’s response to Ebola, and cooked with students in the White House Kitchen. To find out more about other events this week, be sure to check out the rest of the White House blog.


  • Weekly Wrap Up: October 18-24

    This week at the White House, the President updated the nation on our government-wide response to Ebola, we discussed efforts against ISIL with our international efforts, and the First Lady asked, “Turnip for What?”


  • Remembering Benjamin Bradlee, "One of the Most Respected Newsmen of His Generation"

    The President issued a statement honoring the life of Benjamin Bradlee, the legendary 26-year editor of the Washington Post, who died on the evening of October 21 at 93 years old.


  • Weekly Wrap Up: A Look at Our Week

    This week at the White House, the President updated the nation on our government-wide response to Ebola, we discussed efforts against ISIL with our international efforts, and the First Lady asked, “Turnip for What?”


  • Weekly Wrap Up: The Millennial Age and the Minimum Wage

    This week, the White House took action in our response to Ebola, explained the need to raise the minimum wage, joined Medium, and was inspired by Millennials.


  • Weekly Wrap Up: September 29 - October 3

    This week, President Obama talked about a new foundation for a 21st century economy and welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the White House; Vice President Biden and Secretary of Labor Tom Perez announced the fourth round of TAACCCT grants; and the economy saw its 55th straight month of private-sector job gains.


  • Weekly Wrap-Up: Act On Climate Change

    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.


  • Looking Back on My White House Internship:

    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.


  • Weekly Wrap Up: #ItsOnUs

    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.


  • What’s a Continuing Resolution and Why Does It Matter?

    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.


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