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Posted byon March 21, 2013 at 3:27 PM EDT
Brig Gen Wilma L. Vaught describes her passion to create a space to honor military women in the history books.
Posted byon March 19, 2013 at 4:40 PM EDT
Santa Barbara City College from California and Walla Walla Community College from Washington, co-winners of the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, are model examples of community colleges that are doing more to grow our middle class, equipping our citizens with the education and training that today’s jobs require.
Posted byon March 14, 2013 at 3:20 PM EDT
Sunshine Week is a good time to reflect on the notable steps the Administration has taken in the last year-and-a-half to fulfill its commitment to implement the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)—a voluntary, global effort designed to increase transparency, strengthen the accountability of natural resource revenues, and build public trust for the governance of these vital activities.
Posted byon March 13, 2013 at 5:24 PM EDT
Gene Sperling, Director of the National Economic Council, answers questions about the President’s plan to reduce the deficit on Reddit.
Posted byon March 13, 2013 at 3:49 PM EDT
The First Lady met today with the Business Roundtable to talk about Joining Forces, her initiative that supports veterans and military families.
Posted byon March 8, 2013 at 5:35 PM EDT
Vice President Biden speaks about the peace process at AIPAC.
Posted byon March 7, 2013 at 8:07 PM EDT
President Obama signs the Violence Against Women Act into law. This act increases protection for many women, including Native American women.
Posted byon March 2, 2013 at 11:18 AM EDT
On February 22nd, we held a hackathon where participants built tools based on the new API for We the People, the White House petitions system.
Posted byon March 1, 2013 at 1:00 AM EDT
This week, the President urged Congress to take a responsible approach to deficit reduction instead of the indiscriminate across-the-board spending cuts called the sequester. He also met with the Prime Minister of Japan, America's Governors, and the country's only all-black Ranger unit, and unveiled a truly moving monument to Rosa Parks.
Posted byon February 27, 2013 at 3:00 PM EDT
Haben Girma shares her own personal struggles and triumphs in an effort to pave an easier path for children with disabilities.