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Posted byon June 30, 2014 at 5:30 PM EST
In the Rose Garden, President Obama reiterated his commitment to immigration reform and reproached House Republicans for their unwillingness to confront this important issue.
Posted byon June 26, 2014 at 4:39 PM EST
There is nothing more mainstream than ensuring that all families get the respect and protection they deserve.
Posted byon June 24, 2014 at 1:03 PM EST
The White House, in partnership with the Department of Labor and the Center for American Progress, hosted a Summit on Working Families with the aim of having a national conversation and set a concrete agenda to bring American workplaces into the 21st century.
Posted byon June 23, 2014 at 9:35 AM EST
President Obama discusses the need for family-friendly policies in our workplaces, as part of a series of essays leading up to the White House Summit on Working Families.
Posted byon June 21, 2014 at 2:13 PM EST
The Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is a cornerstone of YALI, and it began with the arrival here in the United States of 500 of Africa’s top business, government, and civil society leaders.
Local Businesses, Leaders, and Non-profits Working in Unison to Prepare for Climate Change Impacts in CaliforniaPosted byon June 20, 2014 at 2:04 PM EST
Acting Chair Boots travels to California to see some of the steps Americans are taking to move towards a clean energy economy and prepare communities for the impacts of climate change.
Posted byon June 18, 2014 at 6:52 PM EST
First Lady Michelle Obama speaks at a naturalization ceremony for 50 new Americans at the National Archives in Washington, D.C., and discusses the need for common-sense immigration reform.
Posted byon June 17, 2014 at 11:16 AM EST
Today, the Senate confirmed three federal judges. Like all of the President’s judges and judicial nominees, they have the necessary intellect, experience, integrity, and temperament. But they are special in that each of them is a trailblazer on their courts.
Posted byon June 13, 2014 at 4:30 PM EST
This week, the President congratulated Worcester Tech graduates, hosted his first-ever Tumblr Q&A, and took yet another step to expand opportunity for all Americans -- and we had #LunchWithFLOTUS on Twitter.
Posted byon June 10, 2014 at 5:05 PM EST
The Small Business Administration (SBA) will host Boots to Business: Reboot, an entrepreneurship training course for Veterans in twelve cities across the U.S.