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  • Excerpts from President Obama's Telemundo and Univision Interviews

    This week, President Obama participated in an interview with Jose Diaz-Balart from Telemundo/MSNBC and Jorge Ramos of Univision to discuss his recent executive actions to fix as much of our broken immigration system as he can.

  • President Obama Answers Questions on Immigration in Nashville

    President Obama traveled to Casa Azafran in Nashville to answer a few questions about the recent steps he took to fix our broken immigraiton system.

  • Senator Bill Frist: To Beat Ebola, We Must Keep Our Eye on the Ball

    When crisis strikes, the world looks to the United States for leadership. And that holds true for public health emergencies. That is why it is critically important for the United States to remain on offense.

  • Guest Post: Sheri Jones on Youth Prevention

    I grew up in Montgomery, Alabama, a place where historical roots run deep. A stroll through town was like walking through a history book. With every step I took, I thought about the days when great leaders such as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Congressman John Lewis marched on these same sidewalks for justice and freedom.

  • Weekly Wrap Up: September 29 - October 3

    This week, President Obama talked about a new foundation for a 21st century economy and welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the White House; Vice President Biden and Secretary of Labor Tom Perez announced the fourth round of TAACCCT grants; and the economy saw its 55th straight month of private-sector job gains.

  • You Told Us: Here's What Raising the Wage Means to You

    Tens of thousands of people shared what raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 would mean to them personally, or to their communities. Read some of those stories on our interactive map here.

  • Community Colleges: The Secret Sauce

    Motlow State Community College in Tennessee is working with Bridgestone Tire Company and other employers to expand their mechatronics program, creating a training facility on-site at Bridgestone to prepare students to move quickly into high-skill jobs.

  • Universidades Comunitarias: La Salsa Secreta

    La universidad comunitaria Motlow State Community College en Tennessee está trabajando junto a Bridgestone Tire Company y otras empresas para expandir su programa de mecatrónica y ha creado unas instalaciones de capacitación en Bridgestone para preparar a los estudiantes a incorporarse rápidamente en trabajos muy técnicos.

  • Community Colleges: The Secret Sauce

    The program is called TAACCCT -- that stands for Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training. As acronyms go, I’m not going to say it’s our very best work. But as a commitment to building a 21st century workforce, as a tool to prepare people for the jobs of today and tomorrow, it is second-to-none.

  • Meet Brittany:

    Secretary Arne Duncan wraps up his recent back-to-school bus tour and wants to hear from you.