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  • Championing America’s Small Businesses

    For large firms, small minority-owned business outreach amounts to more than just the right thing to do. It is good business. By understanding the needs of small businesses, large firms gain a better understanding of innovative solutions communities have to offer.

  • "We Will Only Grow Stronger": President Obama Commemorates the 13th Anniversary of the 9/11 Attacks

    President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and Vice President Joe Biden pay tribute to the memory of all those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.

  • Improving Performance and Delivering Impact

    Early on in the Administration, we laid out an ambitious goal of ending veterans’ homelessness in 2015. Announcing the goal was the easy part. However, to truly make sustained progress on this goal and drive on-the-ground results, we recognized the need to put in place rigorous management practices that would help the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and providers of care improve services for veterans and their families.

  • Nurse Lan, On Time Every Time, Thanks to Transit

    Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx joins Lan-Anh Thi Phan, a patient care manager in the Oncology Ward of MedStar Washington Hospital Center, and accompanies her on her morning commute.

  • Infographic: Overdose Prevention, State by State

    More Americans died in 2011 each day from drug overdoses than from traffic crashes – and about half of those overdoses involved opioids, a class of drugs that includes heroin and prescription painkillers.

  • Our Moral Obligation: President Obama Speaks to the Nation's Largest Veteran Service Organization

    President Obama traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina today to address the American Legion, the nation’s largest veteran service organization, and pay tribute to the service and sacrifice of our veterans from every corner of the country and every generation.

  • Working Together to Protect Student Veterans

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announces a new agreement to prevent abusive and deceptive recruiting practices by schools serving service members, veterans, spouses and other family members.

  • Platoon Honors Veterans and Servicemembers at Arlington

    Most people know about The Old Guard and its role as caretaker of Arlington National Cemetery. Images of soldiers guarding the Tomb of the Unknown, despite rain or snow, are famous throughout the world. However, the regiment’s mission is more involved than what meets the eye.

  • Weekly Wrap Up: Iraq, Africa, and 53 Years

    This week, we talked about the imminent danger climate change poses to our world; the President made a statement on the crisis in Iraq; hosted the largest event that any U.S. President has ever held with African heads of state and government; and celebrated his 53rd birthday.

  • West Wing Week 8/8/14 or, “To the New Africa”

    Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.