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Posted byon July 10, 2012 at 10:49 AM EDT
The White House responds to a petition that asked the Obama Administration to commit to vetoing any legislation that extends the Bush tax cuts for the top 1%.
Posted byon February 23, 2012 at 3:00 PM EDT
The White House responds to a petition to give the National Guard a seat on the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Posted byon January 14, 2012 at 9:09 AM EDT
The White House has responded to two petitions about proposed legislation intended to combat online piracy.
Posted byon November 3, 2011 at 6:49 PM EDT
We the People is still going strong a month after its launch, gaining nearly 31,000 new signatures everyday while working with users to improve and fine tune the experience.
Posted byon October 26, 2011 at 2:21 PM EDT
Today, one of President Obama's top education advisors, Roberto Rodriguez, issued the first response to a petition created through We the People
Posted byon October 3, 2011 at 3:13 PM EDT
In the week since we launched We the People, more than 7,800 petitions have been created, more than 600,000 signatures have been logged and more than 375,000 people have created an account to participate in this platform. It's by far the biggest online engagement event ever for the White House - and we're just getting started.
Posted byon September 22, 2011 at 10:25 AM EDT
We the People is live on WhiteHouse.gov. Check out our new platform that gives all Americans a way to create and sign petitions on a range of issues affecting our nation. If a petition gathers enough online signatures, it will be reviewed by policy experts and you’ll receive an official response.
Posted byon September 15, 2011 at 3:16 PM EDT
Even though we haven’t launched yet, we’re already seeing a number of questions and comments that are worth addressing. Here are some of those questions and our responses:
Posted byon September 2, 2011 at 6:51 PM EDT
A quick look at everything that happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov
Posted byon September 2, 2011 at 4:39 PM EDT
The White House answers your questions on the We the People tool coming soon to WhiteHouse.gov.