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Posted byon August 15, 2014 at 2:48 PM EDT
This week, the President focused on the developing situations both in Iraq and in our nation's heartland, in Ferguson, Missouri. Also, West Wing Week tagged along for the first few hours and days of one of the newest employees here at the White House, and for the launch of the newly created U.S. Digital Service.
Posted byon August 14, 2014 at 3:04 PM EDT
President Obama updates the nation on two issues that he's been "monitoring closely" -- America's military operations in Iraq, and the situation in Ferguson, Missouri.
Posted byon August 12, 2014 at 5:02 PM EDT
The President issues a statement on the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was fatally shot on Saturday by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.
Posted byon August 8, 2014 at 4:01 PM EDT
This week, we talked about the imminent danger climate change poses to our world; the President made a statement on the crisis in Iraq; hosted the largest event that any U.S. President has ever held with African heads of state and government; and celebrated his 53rd birthday.
Posted byon August 1, 2014 at 6:03 PM EDT
This week, something happened that hasn't happened since 1997 (hint: it's about jobs), the Vice President participated in #ThrowbackThursday, the Press Secretary surprised a few folks by inviting them to dinner with the President, and the President strolled down Main Street, grabbing some iced tea, touring an antique watch shop, and chatting with local residents along the way. Check out what else you may have missed in this week's wrap up.
Posted byon August 1, 2014 at 1:48 PM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, and beyond.
Posted byon July 31, 2014 at 6:37 PM EDT
While visiting Parkville, Missouri, President Obama took a walk down Main Street (literally) — talking with residents and visiting some "mom and pop" shops along the way.
Posted byon July 30, 2014 at 3:34 PM EDT
President Obama travels to Kansas City, Missouri for a short one-day trip to have dinner with several people who had written him letters, and to give a speech on ensuring that the economy works for everyone.
Posted byon July 30, 2014 at 11:37 AM EDT
Because of the Affordable Care Act, states are expanding their Medicaid programs to cover more Americans, and today, Medicaid covers over 66 million Americans.
Posted byon July 23, 2014 at 12:54 PM EDT
Traditional workforce training programs are stepping up—expanding their IT programs and working with industry to develop curricula that better prepare Americans for today’s jobs. As part of his review of America’s training programs, the Vice President has highlighted innovative new examples of those programs in his report to the President. The Administration is particularly committed to supporting a new accelerated model of intensive training, often called “coding bootcamps,” which has emerged in several cities around the country.