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Posted byon August 12, 2014 at 4:09 PM EDT
A new White House report looks at the progress businesses and communities are making in raising the minimum wage for millions of workers.
Posted byon August 12, 2014 at 2:15 PM EDT
White House Executive Chef Cris Comerford invites you to join a virtual Maker Camp Field Trip to the White House Kitchen Garden.
Posted byon August 11, 2014 at 9:38 PM EDT
President Obama releases a statement following the passing of legendary stand-up comedian and actor Robin Williams.
Posted byon August 11, 2014 at 6:14 PM EDT
The President gives an update on the recent developments in Iraq, highlighting steps that Iraq is taking to form a new, inclusive government.
Posted byon August 11, 2014 at 1:50 PM EDT
The Administration is launching the U.S. Digital Service -- a small team made up of our country’s brightest digital talent that will work with agencies to remove barriers to exceptional service delivery and help remake the digital experience that people and businesses have with their government.
Posted byon August 11, 2014 at 11:40 AM EDT
The President takes no decision more seriously than the use of military force. So it’s worth taking a few minutes to make sure you understand exactly what is happening in Iraq right now, who is involved, and why we are taking action.
Posted byon August 11, 2014 at 11:21 AM EDT
In the spirit of making the White House more open and accessible, we're bringing back the Summer Mailbag edition of West Wing Week, where people across the country can ask the White House questions on social media. Ask your questions on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, or Google+ using the hashtag #AskTheWH, and watch West Wing Week to find out if yours gets answered.
Posted byon August 9, 2014 at 12:51 PM EDT
From the South Lawn of the White House, President Obama makes a statement on the situation in Iraq, detailing the progress of current American operations in the country.
Posted byon August 9, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, the President detailed why he authorized two operations in Iraq—targeted military strikes to protect Americans serving in Iraq and humanitarian airdrops of food and water to help Iraqi civilians trapped on a mountain by terrorists.
Posted byon August 8, 2014 at 4:01 PM EDT
This week, we talked about the imminent danger climate change poses to our world; the President made a statement on the crisis in Iraq; hosted the largest event that any U.S. President has ever held with African heads of state and government; and celebrated his 53rd birthday.