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Posted byon June 7, 2013 at 12:00 AM EDT
Welcome to West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon June 6, 2013 at 4:10 PM EDT
Andrea Seabrook is being honored as a Champion of Change for her accomplishments as a crowdfunding pioneer.
Posted byon June 4, 2013 at 7:06 PM EDT
Fifty years ago, America was in the midst of the Civil Rights Movement. Countless men and women demonstrated, protested, sacrificed, and bled for their right to be treated equally. In the last two weeks, we remembered a few of these heroes at the White House.
Posted byon May 31, 2013 at 3:43 PM EDT
Learn more about the Department of Energy's new energy efficiency standards for microwaves and how to choose energy efficiency appliances for your home.
Posted byon May 28, 2013 at 3:47 PM EDT
President Obama sends a message to the White House email list, asking Americans to support the rebuilding efforts in Moore, Oklahoma.
Posted byon May 24, 2013 at 7:23 PM EDT
At a town hall meeting in Hartford, CT, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan hears firsthand how Connecticut is leading the nation in adopting common-sense solutions to reduce gun violence and improve school safety.
Posted byon May 16, 2013 at 4:20 PM EDT
David Simas sends a message to the White House email list, asking people to speak out in support of the Affordable Care Act.
Posted byon May 15, 2013 at 4:26 PM EDT
The National Eye Institute (NEI) launched the Audacious Goals Initiative last year to drive innovation in vision research for the next decade and beyond. To encourage the broadest possible range of ideas and participants in this Initiative, the NEI held a prize competition to identify “Audacious Goals in Vision Research and Blindness Rehabilitation,” open to submissions from August through November 2012.
Posted byon May 13, 2013 at 10:16 AM EDT
Pramila Jayapal describes how her immigrant past has inspired her to help others
Posted byon May 10, 2013 at 12:33 PM EDT
Vice President Joe Biden delivered keynote remarks before nearly 1,000 Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) national, state, and local community leaders at the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) Gala Awards Dinner.