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Posted byon June 24, 2013 at 2:00 PM EST
Officials in the Southwest explain why the time is now to fix the broken immigration system
In the Northeast, Leaders Demand an Immigration System that Lives up to Our Heritage as a Nation of Laws and a Nation of ImmigrantsPosted byon June 21, 2013 at 2:00 PM EST
Officials in the Northeast explain how commonsense immigration reform is consistent with our heritage as a nation of laws and a nation of immigrants.
Posted byon June 20, 2013 at 12:20 PM EST
Democratic and Republican state and local officials from all over the country are speaking out about the need for commonsense immigration reform. See what officials from the midwest United States had to say.
Posted byon June 17, 2013 at 9:30 AM EST
This week marks the 50th anniversary of National Small Business Week.
Posted byon June 12, 2013 at 8:15 AM EST
On Monday, President Obama announced his intent to appoint Betsey Stevenson, an economist at the University of Michigan focusing on labor, women, and families, to the Council of Economic Advisers.
Posted byon June 7, 2013 at 1:05 PM EST
The House of Representatives sent the wrong message with a Republican amendment stripping protections from Dreamers, who stories are perfect examples of why we need a comprehensive solution for our broken immigration system.
Posted byon June 7, 2013 at 8:30 AM EST
Today’s report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicates that private sector businesses added 178,000 jobs last month. Total non-farm payroll employment rose by 175,000 jobs in May. The economy has now added private sector jobs every month for 39 straight months, and a total of 6.9 million jobs has been added over that period.
Posted byon June 6, 2013 at 11:00 PM EST
Welcome to West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon June 6, 2013 at 3:10 PM EST
Andrea Seabrook is being honored as a Champion of Change for her accomplishments as a crowdfunding pioneer.
Posted byon June 4, 2013 at 6:06 PM EST
Fifty years ago, America was in the midst of the Civil Rights Movement. Countless men and women demonstrated, protested, sacrificed, and bled for their right to be treated equally. In the last two weeks, we remembered a few of these heroes at the White House.