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Posted byon August 19, 2014 at 3:37 PM EST
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 10:14 AM EST
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 9:23 AM EST
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 9:16 AM EST
Posted byon July 29, 2014 at 12:11 PM EST
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 6:02 PM EST
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 5:20 PM EST
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.
Posted byon July 14, 2014 at 2:49 PM EST
Missed the President's trip to Denver and Austin? Don't worry -- the latest edition of "West Wing Week" features some amazing footage from his visit.
Posted byon July 11, 2014 at 7:15 PM EST
This week, President Obama sat down with everyday Americans who wrote him from around the country; he grabbed some pizza and shot some pool in Denver; he chowed down on some BBQ in Austin; and we celebrated Independence Day at the White House. Check out what else you may have missed in this week's wrap up.
Posted byon July 11, 2014 at 12:02 PM EST
President Obama capped off his three-day tour with a visit to Austin, Texas, where he sat down for coffee with a letter writer, delivered a speech on the economy, and grabbed some lunch at a local BBQ joint.