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Posted byon August 15, 2011 at 6:15 PM EDT
On the first stop of his rural road trip, President Obama took questions on topics ranging from using renewable energy to create jobs to the future of Social Security to his Administration's plans to bolster education.
Posted byon August 15, 2011 at 11:55 AM EDT
The President's four question and answer sessions with the public will be live streamed
Posted byon August 15, 2011 at 6:00 AM EDT
President Obama heads to Cannon Falls, Minnesota, to hear directly from the American people in a town hall at the first stop of a three day tour of the Midwest.
Posted byon August 2, 2011 at 6:12 PM EDT
Nancy Lindborg, Assistant Administrator of USAID, sat down with Somali-Americans to talk about drought relief efforts throughout the Horn of Africa.
Posted byon June 8, 2011 at 10:29 AM EDT
Ten incredible young Americans who had participated in the “100 Youth Roundtables” Initiative and come to Washington, DC for a de-brief with President Obama, his Senior Staff, and DC-based youth advocates.
Posted byon June 2, 2011 at 3:57 PM EDT
Sargent Michael MacLeod writes about the efforts of Operation Homelink, a non-profit that provides computers and web cams to the families of deployed soldiers, to provide computer equipment to soldiers stationed at Fort Bragg who were affected by the devasting tornados that hit the region.
Posted byon May 25, 2011 at 9:07 AM EDT
Earlier this week at an event hosted by the White House, I listened as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Asian American Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) youth told compelling stories about the challenges and triumphs of living at the intersections of race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender and gender identity.
Posted byon May 24, 2011 at 6:39 AM EDT
President Obama discusses the devastation in Missouri, Minnesota and across the Midwest. “The American people are by your side. We’re going to stay there until every home is repaired, until every neighborhood is rebuilt, until every business is back on its feet. That's my commitment, and that's the American people’s commitment.”
Posted byon May 23, 2011 at 5:04 PM EDT
Hundreds of World War II veterans visited the National World War II Memorial recently thanks to Honor Flight Network, a non-profit that arranges transportation for veterans to travel to Washington, D.C. to visit their war memorial.
Posted byon May 23, 2011 at 9:43 AM EDT
When it comes to big issues that are important to the Asian American and Pacific Islander community, transportation doesn’t always spring to mind first. Other matters such as civil rights, immigration, education, health care and small businesses have historically been at the forefront of concern.