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Posted byon February 18, 2013 at 7:00 AM EDT
Beginning in March, George Washington’s Acts of Congress will travel the country and visit the 13 Presidential Libraries of the National Archives through a partnership with Mount Vernon, offering a rare glimpse into history that is as relevant today as it was 224 years ago.
Posted byon February 15, 2013 at 5:16 PM EDT
Entrepreneurs from across the country gathered at the White House to celebrate Startup America’s two-year anniversary by presenting ambitious plans for growing vibrant startup communities in Arizona, Colorado, DC, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, North Carolina, Nebraska, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.
Posted byon February 14, 2013 at 12:14 PM EDT
A joint blog post, co-authored by Director Kerlikowske and Benjamin Todd Jealous, President and CEO, NAACP, on the path toward smarter drug policy for America.
Posted byon February 4, 2013 at 12:00 PM EDT
In the two weeks since President Obama released his plan for reducing gun violence, the President and Vice President have kept on pushing for Congress to take common-sense steps to protect our children and our communities by reducing gun violence.
Posted byon January 22, 2013 at 2:39 PM EDT
This summer, citizens in cities across the Nation will join together to improve their communities and governments as part of the National Day of Civic Hacking. Civic Hacking Day is an opportunity for software developers, technologists, and entrepreneurs to unleash their can-do American spirit by collaboratively harnessing publicly-released data and code to create innovative solutions for problems that affect Americans.
Posted byon January 20, 2013 at 2:00 PM EDT
In two separate, private ceremonies, President Obama and Vice President Biden are officially sworn into office, marking the start of the second term.
Posted byon January 18, 2013 at 4:10 PM EDT
A behind the scenes look at what happened around the White House in December 2012.
Posted byon January 18, 2013 at 1:18 PM EDT
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan says strengthening our student support systems with more resource officers, psychologists, social works and counselors will help reduce gun violence in our schools and our communities.
Posted byon January 8, 2013 at 3:13 PM EDT
Throughout the coming year, VA is implementing changes in look and usability suggested by Veterans, family members, and loved ones -- check it out and let them know what you think.
Posted byon January 7, 2013 at 2:43 PM EDT