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Posted byon November 8, 2013 at 1:32 PM EDT
Right now, in 29 states, lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual (LGBT) Americans lack sufficient protections against employment discrimination because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. This week, the Senate passed a bill—the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA)—that would close this gap in our nation’s civil rights laws.
Chief of Staff Denis McDonough Discusses President Obama's Plan to Grow the Economy and Build a Strong Middle ClassPosted byon November 6, 2013 at 1:50 PM EDT
Chief of Staff Denis McDonough addresses the Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Meeting in Washington, D.C. and discusses the President’s plan to grow the economy and build a strong middle class.
Posted byon November 5, 2013 at 6:01 PM EDT
President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama kicked off the resumption of East Wing and Executive Residence tours by surprising White House tour guests in the Blue Room.
Posted byon November 5, 2013 at 2:10 PM EDT
Domestic Violence Awareness Month has come to a close, but I want to make sure immigrant survivors are not forgotten by shedding light on the important ways in which sensible immigration reform that has already passed the Senate will protect victims and hold abusers accountable.
Posted byon November 4, 2013 at 6:40 PM EDT
President Obama welcomed the Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks to the White House for the second time since he took office.
Posted byon November 4, 2013 at 1:23 PM EDT
We all have a stake in helping as many people as possible get quality, affordable health insurance. Share your own experiences getting covered.
Posted byon November 4, 2013 at 10:14 AM EDT
The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons announces it is now confident that no additional chemical agents or munitions can be produced in Syria.
Posted byon November 2, 2013 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, President Obama says that in order to keep growing the economy and creating good jobs, Washington must end its cycle of manufactured crises and self-inflicted wounds.
Posted byon October 25, 2013 at 7:52 PM EDT
President Obama paid a visit to P-TECH -- a cutting-edge early college high school formed by a partnership between IBM and the City University of New York.
Posted byon October 25, 2013 at 4:18 PM EDT
First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden welcome the 2013 USO Service Member Honorees to the White House.