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  • $40 Stories Across all 50 States

    Check out the slideshow below of the photos and stories of Americans across all 50 states (plus Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands) who believed that their voice could make a difference and had the courage to speak out about what losing an extra $40 per paycheck would mean for them and for their family.

  • Seniors Seeing the Savings from the Affordable Care Act

    The Affordable Care Act is helping millions of Americans access quality healthcare and ensuring seniors don't have to make the decision between having food on the table or life-saving prescriptions in the cabinet

  • Celebrating Digital Learning Day

    Yesterday we joined over 17,000 teachers, nearly 2 million students, and 38 states in celebrating the first-ever Digital Learning Day—an opportunity to highlight and learn from the exciting ways teachers are utilizing technology to strengthen education in America.

  • #SOTU: State and Local Officials Share Reactions to State of the Union on Twitter

    State and local officials from Attorneys General to city council members share their reactions to the State of the Union Address on Twitter.

  • America's First Tourists

    As President Obama announces a plan to make the United States the most popular tourist destination in the world, we look at some of the American treasures the First Family has visited

  • Praise for the National Ocean Policy Implementation Plan

    See what others are saying about the National Ocean Council's release of the draft Implementation Plan, now open to public comments.

  • State, Local Officials Mark the End of War in Iraq

    State and local officials reflect on the end of war in Iraq.

  • Support Your Local Businesses on “Small Business Saturday”

    When you buy a product or service from a small business, your money goes right back into the local economy. That's why the Small Business Administration is asking Americans to shop small for some holiday shopping this weekend

  • Using the Humanities to Support Veterans

    Jim Leach, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), writes about how the NEH will bring together veterans, their families, Veterans’ Service Organizations, congressional staff, veteran healthcare providers and caregivers, and others for a presentation featuring two programs that are successfully using the humanities to engage and support the veteran community at the White House.

  • Programs of Change: Law Schools Explain Their Commitment to Public Service

    Law schools participating in the U.S. Department of Justice Access to Justice Initiative discuss how they are institutionalizing their commitment to pro bono and public service following a "Champions of Change: Justice" event.