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Posted byon October 25, 2013 at 3:18 PM EST
First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden welcome the 2013 USO Service Member Honorees to the White House.
Posted byon October 25, 2013 at 8:54 AM EST
Acting Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, Uzra Zeya argues that protecting and promoting the human rights of all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, is a foreign policy priority for the U.S. government.
Posted byon October 24, 2013 at 4:11 PM EST
Common-sense immigration reform will secure our borders; modernize our legal immigration system; provide a pathway to earned, legalized citizenship; grow our economy; strengthen our middle class; and reduce our deficits.
Posted byon October 19, 2013 at 5:00 AM EST
In this week’s address, President Obama said that now that the Federal government is reopened and the threat of default is lifted from the economy, there are three places Washington can take action to serve the American people.
Posted byon October 17, 2013 at 10:33 AM EST
President Obama signs legislation to reopen our government and pay our bills.
Posted byon October 12, 2013 at 6:00 PM EST
On Friday, the President met with nine small business owners from across the country about the impacts of the ongoing federal government shutdown on their businesses and updated them on where things stand on efforts in Congress to avoid a first-ever default in the nation’s credit.
Posted byon October 1, 2013 at 10:20 AM EST
President Obama sends a letter to federal employees.
Posted byon September 30, 2013 at 6:11 PM EST
If Congress does not fulfill its responsibility to pass a budget today, much of the United States government will be forced to shut down tomorrow. President Obama calls on Congress to keep our government open, pay our bills on time, and never, ever threaten the full faith and credit of the United States of America.
Posted byon September 27, 2013 at 11:55 AM EST
Gerald Chertavian is the Founder and CEO of Year Up. Year Up's mission is to close the Opportunity Divide by providing urban young adults with the skills, experience, and support that will empower them to reach their potential through professional careers and higher education.
Posted byon September 27, 2013 at 9:15 AM EST
Working hand-in-hand, not only with our partners on the state and local level, but with the faith-based and non-profit communities, the private sector, and most importantly with the individuals and families that live in these communities every day, we can maximize what we achieve to keep our children safe.