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Posted byon December 20, 2013 at 12:00 AM EST
Posted byon December 19, 2013 at 1:31 PM EST
President Obama and the First Lady meet with a group of moms (and one aunt) in the Oval Office to talk about how health reform has benefitted their families.
Posted byon December 11, 2013 at 11:27 AM EST
This week, we’re celebrating Computer Science Education Week (CS Ed Week), which highlights the importance of computer science in our education system. To recognize CS Ed Week this year, we encourage everyone to participate in the Hour of Code. It’s an easy way for anyone to learn computer science and see that it’s fun, creative, and challenging.
Posted byon December 6, 2013 at 5:39 PM EST
On Thursday, December 5, the President and Mrs. Obama welcomed members of the American Jewish community to the White House to celebrate Hanukkah.
Posted byon December 5, 2013 at 9:00 AM EST
A new report argues that allowing Emergency Unemployment Compensation to expire would be harmful to millions of workers and their families, counterproductive to the economic recovery, and unprecedented in the context of previous extensions to earlier unemployment insurance programs.
Posted byon December 2, 2013 at 1:55 PM EST
Corporation for National and Community Service CEO Wendy Spencer shares how mayors are highlighting the impact of service across the country.
Posted byon December 2, 2013 at 11:59 AM EST
On World AIDS Day 2013, the White House Office of National AIDS Policy releases a report outlining the first recommendations and action steps from the HIV Care Continuum Initiative detailing how federal efforts will be integrated to improve outcomes along the care continuum
Posted byon November 27, 2013 at 11:18 AM EST
President Obama visited the DreamWorks Animation Campus in Glendale, California, on Tuesday, where he spoke about the economy before an audience of hundreds of Dreamworks employees, including CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg.
Posted byon November 26, 2013 at 6:08 PM EST
Senior Advisor to the President and Chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls Valerie Jarrett writes about the Obama administration's request that the Supreme Court considers a legal challenge to the health care law’s requirement that for-profit corporations include birth control coverage in insurance available to their employees.
Posted byon November 21, 2013 at 4:19 PM EST
Today, a majority of senators voted to change the way the filibuster works -- and the President spoke about exactly why that change is so important.