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Posted byon July 3, 2014 at 8:30 AM EST
The 1.4 million jobs added in the first half of this year are the most in any first half since 1999.
Posted byon June 26, 2014 at 10:15 AM EST
Today, the President will travel to Minnesota, where he'll meet Rebekah -- a mom from Minneapolis -- for the first in a series of "Day in the Life" trips he'll be taking around the country this summer.
Posted byon June 19, 2014 at 11:08 AM EST
This week marks the third anniversary of the launch by President Obama of the Materials Genome Initiative (MGI)—a commitment to work across sectors toward the goal of doubling the pace of advanced materials discovery, innovation, manufacture, and commercialization. The MGI is part of a broad Administration-wide commitment—including new steps announced earlier this week—to take concrete actions that spur innovation and entrepreneurship to revitalize American manufacturing.
Posted byon June 18, 2014 at 5:28 PM EST
At the first-ever White House Maker Faire, President Obama enjoys the company of a 17-foot robotic giraffe; a 128-square-foot, portable “tiny house”; and more than 30 other inspiring and creative inventions by more than 100 students, entrepreneurs, engineers, and researchers from 25 states.
Posted byon June 18, 2014 at 11:15 AM EST
President Obama travels to Pittsburgh and stops by the city's TechShop to talk about manufacturing and innovation, and answer some questions from the workers in attendance.
Posted byon May 17, 2014 at 10:21 AM EST
On Friday afternoon, President Obama and Vice President Biden stopped by a local Shake Shack for burgers, and spoke briefly about the need for Congress to pass transportation funding.
Posted byon April 17, 2014 at 11:00 PM EST
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
Posted byon February 28, 2014 at 12:00 AM EST
This week, the President announced two new manufacturing hubs, and his "My Brother's Keeper" initiative, toured a new light rail system in St. Paul, Minnesota, and spoke on the importance of supporting American infrastructure jobs. The First Lady celebrated the fourth anniversary of her "Let's Move" Initiative with both Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler, while the Vice President kicked off the inaugural episode of Late Night with Seth Meyers.
Posted byon February 25, 2014 at 5:11 PM EST
President Obama announces two new public-private manufacturing innovation institutes – one in Chicago and one in the Detroit area -- as well as a competition for the first of four additional manufacturing innovation institutes.
Posted byon February 21, 2014 at 12:00 AM EST
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.