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  • #VPinAsia on Twitter

    Over the next nine days, the Vice President will travel throughout Asia to visit China, Mongolia, and Japan. Use the Twitter hashtag #VPinAsia for extensive updates and coverage of the Vice President's trip.

  • Tomando el juramento de ciudadanía en los parques nacionales de Estados Unidos

    Este mes, mientras miles visitaban nuestros parques nacionales, caminaban por las Smoky Mountains y Everglades, o admiraban la Estatua de la Libertad y Mount Rushmore, casi 100 personas visitaron un parque nacional por motivos muy distintos: para hacerse ciudadanos de Estados Unidos. Con la mano derecha en alto, personas de todo el mundo prestaron juramento en el Sitio Histórico Nacional Fort Scott en Kansas.

  • Taking the Oath in America’s Great Outdoors

    The National Park Service has hosted more than 30 naturalization ceremonies, in which over 1,000 people have become American citizens. Jonathan Jarvis, Director of the National Park Service, shares personal remarks from park superintendents who have written about their experiences in hosting naturalization ceremony.

  • Meet Lisa Garcia

    Lisa A. Garcia, chief of staff for U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk, talks about her role in ensuring that trade agreements provide benefits like exports and jobs here at home.

  • People Taking Action

    Department of Labor Secretary Hilda L. Solis affirms DOL’s mission to work collaboratively with faith-based and community based group to protect workers. Read more to learn how.

  • President Obama's 2011 NCAA Brackets

    As he does every year, the President fills out his brackets predicting the winners of the men's and women's NCAA basketball tournaments, and also calls for Americans to stand with our friends in Japan.

  • The Earthquake in Japan and Tsunami Preparedness

    The President's statement and an overview of his briefings on the tragedy.

  • Empowering States to Innovate

    Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius discusses President Obama's support for a legislative proposal that would allow states that choose to do so to develop health reform models for their states as soon as 2014 so long as they meet certain criteria.

  • Working Together to Protect the Everglades

    Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announces a new initiative to conserve working lands and wildlife habitat in the Everglades headwaters.

  • Setting the Record Straight on Weatherization

    A close look from the Energy Department on the progress of the Administration's efforts to weatherize homes, a key part of the emerging clean energy economy.