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Posted byon December 9, 2011 at 6:26 PM EDT
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14,000,000 Hours and Counting: Operation Honor Card Inspires Americans to Serve Military Families and VeteransPosted byon December 9, 2011 at 4:51 PM EDT
Every resident of one Kansas town donated nearly three hours of their time to help a military family or veteran
Posted byon December 8, 2011 at 10:29 AM EDT
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is hamstrung by the simple fact that the Senate refuses to confirm Richard Cordray -- the man who President Obama has nominated to be its director.
Posted byon December 6, 2011 at 6:43 PM EDT
More than a century after Teddy Roosevelt outlined a vision for a "New Nationalism" in a Kansas town called Osawatomie, President Obama visits the same community to talk about what he called a make-or-break moment of the middle class.
Posted byon December 6, 2011 at 3:50 PM EDT
Read the full text of President Teddy Roosevelt's "new nationalism" speech, given more than 100 years ago in Osawatomie, Kansas.
Posted byon December 6, 2011 at 12:33 PM EDT
Watch the President’s economy speech live, then share a video response through YouTube. We’ll highlight some of your responses in the coming days and weeks.
Posted byon November 10, 2011 at 6:31 PM EDT
In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness month this past October, the Department of Education, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development collaborated to hold ten town hall events throughout the country on the topic of Engaging Men and Boys in Ending Violence Against Women.
Posted byon October 19, 2011 at 2:28 PM EDT
Meet the recepients of the 2011 Presidential Citizens Medal, given to Americans who have performed exemplary deeds of service for their country or their fellow citizens.
Posted byon October 14, 2011 at 5:00 PM EDT
"This year’s recipients of the Citizens Medal come from different backgrounds, but they share a commitment to a cause greater than themselves," said President Obama.
Posted byon September 30, 2011 at 4:09 PM EDT
The town of Independence, Kansas joins together to dedicate a memorial displaying the names of residents from their community that are currently deployed overseas in Iraq or Afghanistan.