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Posted byon September 2, 2014 at 8:00 PM EDT
The innovation and industry of the American worker are the foundations of the world’s largest economy and strongest middle class. A key part of what makes our economy so dominant is what we build here in America.
Commerce Department Reports Demonstrate that Exports Continue to Help Spur U.S. Economy and Support JobsPosted byon September 2, 2014 at 6:13 PM EDT
The Obama Administration and the U.S. Department of Commerce today released two new reports that further prove exports are strengthening our economy and creating good jobs.
Posted byon September 1, 2014 at 1:33 PM EDT
U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez sends a message to the White House email list, asking people to honor our nation's workers by adding their name in support of raising the federal minimum wage.
Posted byon August 19, 2014 at 4:37 PM EDT
Secretary Tom Perez travels to Houston to meet with 71-year-old Austraberta Rodriguez, who has been a janitor for more than 30 years. This is a part of the “day in the life” visits Secretary Perez is making across the country -- a chance to talk directly with the people the Labor Department works for every day.
Posted byon August 18, 2014 at 11:14 AM EDT
The President of the United States must be ready to travel anywhere in the world on a moment’s notice. Fortunately, modern Presidents have access to a variety of transportation options, including flying aboard Air Force One. Take a look at the history of this iconic symbol of the presidency throughout the years.
Posted byon August 13, 2014 at 10:23 AM EDT
8 Keys to Veterans’ Success has more than 500 colleges and university commitments, more than double the amount since President Obama announced the Keys in August 2013.
Asian American and Pacific Islander Enrollment in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) ProgramPosted byon August 7, 2014 at 10:16 AM EDT
Posted byon July 29, 2014 at 1:11 PM EDT
Lucy Coffey, age 108, is the oldest living female World War II veteran, and received a warm welcome to the White House by President Obama and Vice President Biden during her visit to Washington, D.C. as part of the Honor Flight Network.
Posted byon July 25, 2014 at 7:02 PM EDT
This week, some astronauts stopped by the White House (hint: think 1969), we talked about "inversions" (more on that later), the President awarded the Medal of Honor, and the Vice President got a marker and white board and gave us a little bit of history on our nation's infrastructure.
Posted byon July 18, 2014 at 6:20 PM EDT
This week, President Obama addressed the crash of Flight MH17, talked about investing in our country's infrastructure, and continued to take important steps to respond to a changing climate -- and the First Lady hosted the Kids' State Dinner, featuring 54 delicious recipes from around the country.