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Posted byon September 6, 2013 at 5:30 PM EST
Because of the successful 2013 Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, which President Obama signed into law on March 7, 2013, tribal courts and law enforcement will soon be able to exercise the sovereign power to investigate, prosecute, convict, and sentence those who commit acts of domestic violence or dating violence or violate certain protection orders in Indian country, regardless of the defendant’s Indian or non-Indian status.
Posted byon September 4, 2013 at 7:30 AM EST
Shanah Tovah from the White House! At sundown on Wednesday evening, the Jewish community here in the United States and all over the world will begin celebrating Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Over the course of the High Holidays, we reflect on the past year and recommit ourselves to our core values.
Posted byon September 3, 2013 at 5:05 PM EST
On August 27, 2013, the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders held a Google Hangout in Korean to discuss the Health Insurance Marketplace.
Posted byon August 30, 2013 at 6:00 PM EST
The week in review: 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington, "The Powerbroker" Screening, Women's Equality Day, Medal of Honor Ceremony, ATF Director Sworn-In, and Appointment of new U.S. Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan.
Posted byon August 30, 2013 at 5:50 PM EST
Immigration reform has something to offer to everyone; immigrants and native-born alike. When GDP grows by more than $1 trillion, when wages go up – that’s about all of us. Immigration reform is something we can’t afford to leave undone.
Posted byon August 30, 2013 at 11:15 AM EST
For 100 years, the Department of Labor has played a critical role in creating opportunity and moving the nation forward.
Posted byon August 30, 2013 at 9:16 AM EST
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
Posted byon August 29, 2013 at 11:53 AM EST
Posted byon August 29, 2013 at 10:14 AM EST
A day before celebrating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, the First Lady invited local students to the White House to watch “The Powerbroker: Whitney Young’s Fight for Civil Rights,” a film that chronicles the life and legacy of the civil rights leader.
Posted byon August 28, 2013 at 6:52 PM EST
As we reflect on the tremendous progress made over the past half-century, we honor those brave leaders who paved the way, and upon whose shoulders we all stand, by recognizing our responsibility to undertake the immense job still at hand.