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Posted byon June 30, 2013 at 3:15 PM EDT
President Obama participates in a town hall with the Young African Leaders Initiative at the University of Johannesburg-Soweto in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Posted byon June 27, 2013 at 7:06 PM EDT
Today, 68 members of the U.S. Senate, Republicans and Democrats, came together and voted to reform our nation's immigration system. But we haven't won the debate, and as the conversation unfolds here in Washington, we need you to be part of it.
State-by-State Reports: President Obama's Plan to Cut Carbon Pollution and Prepare for Consequences of Climate ChangePosted byon June 26, 2013 at 1:00 PM EDT
State-by-state reports detail the impacts of extreme weather and pollution across the country, and explain how President Obama's plan will help cut carbon pollution and prepare states for the impacts of climate change that can't be avoided.
Posted byon June 25, 2013 at 5:37 PM EDT
Officials from the western United States share what bringing our legal immigration system into the 21st century would mean to them.
Posted byon June 24, 2013 at 3:00 PM EDT
Officials in the Southwest explain why the time is now to fix the broken immigration system
In the Northeast, Leaders Demand an Immigration System that Lives up to Our Heritage as a Nation of Laws and a Nation of ImmigrantsPosted byon June 21, 2013 at 3:00 PM EDT
Officials in the Northeast explain how commonsense immigration reform is consistent with our heritage as a nation of laws and a nation of immigrants.
Posted byon June 20, 2013 at 1:20 PM EDT
Democratic and Republican state and local officials from all over the country are speaking out about the need for commonsense immigration reform. See what officials from the midwest United States had to say.
Posted byon June 17, 2013 at 10:30 AM EDT
This week marks the 50th anniversary of National Small Business Week.
Posted byon June 12, 2013 at 9:15 AM EDT
On Monday, President Obama announced his intent to appoint Betsey Stevenson, an economist at the University of Michigan focusing on labor, women, and families, to the Council of Economic Advisers.
Posted byon June 7, 2013 at 2:05 PM EDT
The House of Representatives sent the wrong message with a Republican amendment stripping protections from Dreamers, who stories are perfect examples of why we need a comprehensive solution for our broken immigration system.