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Posted byon April 5, 2013 at 9:45 AM EDT
Today’s report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that private sector businesses added 95,000 jobs last month. The economy has now added private sector jobs every month for 37 straight months, and a total of nearly 6.5 million jobs have been added over that period.
Posted byon April 4, 2013 at 4:30 PM EDT
Valerie Jarrett marks the 45th anniversary of the death of one of America’s great heroes and a giant of the Civil Rights Movement, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Posted byon April 1, 2013 at 1:00 PM EDT
In honor of the new baseball season the National Archives put together a collection of baseball photos from 13 Presidential Libraries reflecting upon America's favorite pastime.
Posted byon March 29, 2013 at 5:47 PM EDT
Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon March 29, 2013 at 9:55 AM EDT
Posted byon March 29, 2013 at 12:00 AM EDT
The President wraps up an historic trip to the Middle East with stops in Israel, the West Bank, and Jordan, and then returns home for a naturalization ceremony and visits with the LA Galaxy and Kings, African Leaders, young ambassadors and Spanish-language television. He finishs the week by pressing for commonsense action to protect children from gun violence.
Posted byon March 28, 2013 at 4:56 PM EDT
President Obama and the visiting leaders discussed how the United States can expand our partnership to support their efforts to strengthen democratic institutions and promote economic opportunity, both in their countries and across sub-Saharan Africa.
Posted byon March 28, 2013 at 3:45 PM EDT
President Obama urges Congress to take action that will protect children from future gun violence.
Posted byon March 25, 2013 at 4:35 PM EDT
President Obama signs proclamations establishing five new national monuments that celebrate our nation’s rich history and natural heritage.
Posted byon March 22, 2013 at 7:12 PM EDT
President Obama began the third day of his historic visit to the Middle East with a visit to Mount Herzl, Israel's national cemetery, where he honored the significant contributions of two Jewish heroes, Theodor Herzl, the founder of Zionism and former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin.