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Posted byon July 26, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, the President continued his call for our nation to rally around an economic patriotism that says rather than protecting wasteful tax loopholes for a few at the top, we should be investing in things like education and job training that grow the economy for everybody.
Posted byon July 25, 2014 at 7:02 PM EDT
This week, some astronauts stopped by the White House (hint: think 1969), we talked about "inversions" (more on that later), the President awarded the Medal of Honor, and the Vice President got a marker and white board and gave us a little bit of history on our nation's infrastructure.
Posted byon July 25, 2014 at 6:53 PM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, and beyond.
Posted byon July 25, 2014 at 5:28 PM EDT
Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President took to Tumblr to answer some of your questions on the President's newest Executive Order that prohibits federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Posted byon July 25, 2014 at 4:12 PM EDT
Last year, over 114,000 of you made your voice heard and petitioned the Administration to restore a basic consumer freedom: to take your mobile service — and a phone or tablet you already own — to the carrier that best suits your needs. Today, President Obama applauds Congress for passing the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act.
Posted byon July 25, 2014 at 3:25 PM EDT
The Americans with Disabilities Act transformed American society for people with disabilities. It provided for full participation, independent living, and economic self-sufficiency for those of us living with disabilities, and also provided Americans with disabilities with legal remedies to safeguard all of those rights.
Posted byon July 25, 2014 at 3:00 PM EDT
Today's record release brings the total number of records made public by this White House to more than 3.81 million.
Posted byon July 25, 2014 at 12:12 PM EDT
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack discusses the first-ever Rural Opportunity Investment Conference hosted by White House Rural Council. The conference brought together key people from the investment community, rural areas and government to make the business case for investing in rural America.
Posted byon July 25, 2014 at 11:23 AM EDT
Today, Secretary of Labor Tom Perez is traveling to the BioTechnical Institute of Maryland in Baltimore, where he'll meet with Deric -- a graduate of the program who is now working as a manufacturing associate. Follow along here.
Posted byon July 25, 2014 at 9:47 AM EDT
There are significant plans to develop infrastructure across Africa, and these plans represent enormous business opportunities for U.S. companies of all sizes. That's why we have invited key African decision-makers to meet with private-sector leaders in Chicago and Houston prior to the Summit.