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Posted byon June 22, 2014 at 11:33 AM EDT
Join a series of Facebook Q&A’s live from the White House Summit on Working Families to discuss issues including workplace flexibility and equal pay.
Posted byon June 21, 2014 at 3:13 PM EDT
The Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is a cornerstone of YALI, and it began with the arrival here in the United States of 500 of Africa’s top business, government, and civil society leaders.
Posted byon June 21, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, the President previewed Monday’s first-ever White House Summit on Working Families where he will bring together businesses leaders and workers to discuss the challenges that working parents face every day and lift up solutions that are good for these families and American businesses.
Posted byon June 20, 2014 at 6:20 PM EDT
This week, the President continued his fight against climate change, updated the American people on the situation in Iraq, hung out with a robotic giraffe at the White House Maker Faire, and paid tribute to our newest Medal of Honor recipient — and the Vice President cheered on the U.S. Men's National Team at the World Cup.
Posted byon June 20, 2014 at 5:39 PM EDT
Welcome to West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon June 20, 2014 at 3:12 PM EDT
Luis von Ahn speaks about his experience as an immigrant entrepreneur, and how immigration reform would allow America to remain a magnet for countless other brilliant innovators who dream of making a big impact here.
Posted byon June 20, 2014 at 2:18 PM EDT
First Lady Michelle Obama delivers remarks at a DC College Access Program graduation celebration, sharing her confidence in the graduates and encouraging them in their next endeavors.
Posted byon June 20, 2014 at 11:59 AM EDT
All families have a right to have access to a good education system, affordable healthcare and jobs. Our rural families are concerned about creating strong prospects for their children, whether it is on or off the farm. But it is also essential that there are opportunities that will attract young people back to rural areas and help us secure the future of agriculture.
Posted byon June 20, 2014 at 11:18 AM EDT
President Obama issues a memorandum directing U.S. government agencies to take additional steps to protect and restore domestic populations of pollinators, including honey bees, native bees, birds, bats, and butterflies -– critical contributors to our nation’s economy, food system, and environmental health.
Posted byon June 19, 2014 at 6:49 PM EDT
President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to Corporal William "Kyle" Carpenter, a retired U.S. Marine. Corporal Carpenter received the medal for his courageous actions during combat operations against an armed enemy in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.