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Posted byon July 30, 2013 at 4:34 PM EST
In Tennessee, President Obama talks about the first and most important cornerstone of middle class security: a good job in a durable, growing industry.
Posted byon July 27, 2013 at 4:45 AM EST
President Obama tells the American people about his speech at Knox College on Wednesday, where he discussed the cornerstones of what it means to be middle class, including having a good job, a home that is your own, quality education, a secure retirement, and affordable health care.
Posted byon July 24, 2013 at 4:31 PM EST
President Obama kicks off a series of speeches about his vision for rebuilding an economy that puts the middle class -- and those fighting to join it – front and center.
Posted byon July 24, 2013 at 1:35 PM EST
Raising the minimum wage is of the economic vision that President Obama laid out in Galesburg, Illinois, as he described what we need to do to support the middle class and those who are trying to join it.
Posted byon June 25, 2013 at 2:00 PM EST
The 75th anniversary of the Fair Labor Standards Act reminds us that we still have more work to do to make sure that no one who works full-time should have to live in poverty.
Posted byon June 18, 2013 at 12:15 PM EST
The U.S. Department of Transportation is celebrating the four-year anniversary of the Partnership for Sustainable Communities by hosting a webinar series about three topics on which EPA, HUD, and DOT offer coordinated support: investing in green infrastructure, creating context-sensitive streets, and integrating housing and transportation planning.
Posted byon June 15, 2013 at 9:02 AM EST
In honor of Father's Day, we're sharing some of our favorite pictures of President Obama with his daughters, Sasha and Malia.
Posted byon June 15, 2013 at 4:30 AM EST
President Obama discusses Father’s Day and notes that nothing substitutes for the love and support of the presence of a parent in a child’s life.
Posted byon June 14, 2013 at 6:04 PM EST
On Friday, President Obama met with students in Chicago's "Becoming A Man" program where he spoke of the importance of fatherhood and mentorship.
Posted byon June 14, 2013 at 6:00 PM EST
This week, President Obama traveled to California to discuss the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act and Pride month, nominated a new chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, urged the Senate to pass bipartisan, commonsense immigration reform, and met with the President of Peru.