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Posted byon June 30, 2014 at 6:30 PM EDT
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 28, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, the President discussed his recent trip to Minneapolis where he met a working mother named Rebekah, who wrote the President to share the challenges her family and many middle-class Americans are facing where they work hard and sacrifice yet still can’t seem to get ahead.
Posted byon June 27, 2014 at 2:48 PM EDT
Today's record release brings the total number of records made public by this White House to more than 3.74 million.
Posted byon June 27, 2014 at 10:43 AM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, and beyond. This week takes us south of the border with the Vice President, to our nation's capital for the first-ever White House Summit on Working Families, and along for the ride as a woman who wrote the President gets a reply... in person.
Posted byon June 26, 2014 at 7:20 PM EDT
At the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C., President Obama addresses the League of Conservation Voters at its annual Capital Dinner.
Posted byon June 26, 2014 at 11:15 AM EDT
Today, the President will travel to Minnesota, where he'll meet Rebekah -- a mom from Minneapolis -- for the first in a series of "Day in the Life" trips he'll be taking around the country this summer.
Posted byon June 25, 2014 at 7:40 PM EDT
During the first years of life, a poor child hears roughly 30 million fewer total words than her more affluent peers. Children who experience this drought in heard words have vocabularies that are half the size of their peers by age 3, putting them at a disadvantage before they even step foot in a classroom.
Posted byon June 25, 2014 at 7:00 PM EDT
President Obama welcomes six-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson and his Hendricks Motorsports team members to the White House for his 2013 Sprint Cup Series championship.
Posted byon June 25, 2014 at 6:15 PM EDT
The White House Summit on Working Families focused on igniting a national conversation and setting a concrete agenda to bring American workplaces into the 21st century. These issues are real for everyone. Over the course of the past few months, senior administration officials -- from the Secretary of Transportation to the First Lady's Chief of Staff -- have been sharing how they're real for them.
Posted byon June 25, 2014 at 2:57 PM EDT