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Posted byon December 19, 2014 at 11:34 AM EST
Today, Dan Pfeiffer joined the popular blogging platform Medium, posting an op-ed that reflected on 2014 as a year of great progress for President Obama and the progressive agenda -- no matter what the critics have said.
Posted byon December 16, 2014 at 11:45 AM EST
The U.S. economic recovery took a major step forward in 2014, achieving a number of important milestones.
Posted byon December 5, 2014 at 9:30 AM EST
Job growth in November was strong, and the economy has now already added more jobs in 2014 than in any full calendar year since the late 1990s.
Posted byon November 25, 2014 at 9:35 AM EST
Today’s upward revision affirms that economic growth in the third quarter was strong, consistent with a broad range of other indicators showing improvement in the labor market, increasing domestic energy security, and continued low health cost growth.
Posted byon November 7, 2014 at 9:30 AM EST
The private sector has added 10.6 million jobs over 56 straight months of job growth, extending the longest streak on record.
Posted byon November 5, 2014 at 6:09 PM EST
At the Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership Summit in Washington, D.C., the Department of Commerce and 11 federal agencies with over $1.3 billion in economic development funding brought together more than 300 people from across the country to share best practices in building local competitiveness and to launch the second round of the Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership competition.
Posted byon October 28, 2014 at 7:36 PM EST
The President created AMP -- a working group of 19 leaders in industry, academia, and labor -- in June 2011 as part of his continuing effort to maintain the competitive edge on emerging technologies and invest in the future of our manufacturing sector. We’ve come a long way since then, and the policies fueled by AMP’s recommendations have been a big contributor to that progress.
Posted byon October 24, 2014 at 1:09 PM EST
Secretary Tom Vilsack gives an update on how the United States Department of Agriculture is making a difference for Americans in rural areas -- the first in a "Keeping Up with the Cabinet" series.
Posted byon October 10, 2014 at 7:26 AM EST
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon October 4, 2014 at 5:00 AM EST
In this week’s address, the President highlighted that six years after the Great Recession, thanks to the hard work of the American people and the President’s policies, our economy has come back further and faster than any other nation on Earth.