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Posted byon August 31, 2013 at 4:45 AM EST
President Obama discusses Labor Day and reflects on the contributions of the working men and women in our country.
Vice President Biden Swears in ATF Director, Announces Two New Executive Actions to Reduce Gun ViolencePosted byon August 29, 2013 at 1:52 PM EST
Vice President Biden swears in B. Todd Jones as the first permanent Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) in seven years, and announces two new executive actions that build on the comprehensive gun violence reduction plan he and the President laid out on January 16, 2013
Posted byon August 29, 2013 at 12:17 PM EST
Shortly after he took office, the President tasked the Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan with rethinking the federal approach to disaster recovery, which resulted in the creation of the National Disaster Recovery Framework.
Posted byon August 24, 2013 at 5:00 AM EST
In his weekly address, President Obama notes that while college education has never been more important, it has also never been more expensive, which is why he proposed major new reforms this week to make college more affordable for middle class families and those fighting to get into the middle class.
Posted byon August 23, 2013 at 6:43 PM EST
President Obama went to Lackawanna College in Vice President Biden's hometown of Scranton, Pennsylvania for the final stop of his college affordability bus tour.
Posted byon August 23, 2013 at 5:40 PM EST
A quick look at what was going on at the White House from August 19-23, 2013.
Posted byon August 23, 2013 at 5:20 PM EST
Here’s a look at some of the initial reviews coming in from the higher education community, lawmakers and other stakeholders about President Obama's ambitious new agenda to combat rising college costs, make college more affordable, and improve value for students and their families.
Posted byon August 23, 2013 at 1:08 PM EST
Read press coverage of President Obama's ambitious agenda to tackle rising college costs, make college more affordable, and improve value for students and families
Posted byon August 23, 2013 at 12:40 PM EST
Posted byon August 23, 2013 at 8:09 AM EST
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.