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Posted byon July 30, 2014 at 9:35 AM EDT
Economic growth in the second quarter was strong, consistent with the recent further improvement in the labor market and other indicators.
Posted byon July 29, 2014 at 6:58 PM EDT
President Obama speaks on the South Lawn about the situation in Ukraine, in the wake of the shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.
Posted byon July 29, 2014 at 5:52 PM EDT
In a statement, President Obama applauds the Senate for confirming Bob McDonald as the next Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
Posted byon July 29, 2014 at 2:28 PM EDT
Ahead of the President's trip to Kansas City, White House Press Secretary and Kansas City native Josh Earnest called a few people in the area and invited them out to dinner with the President.
Posted byon July 29, 2014 at 1:25 PM EDT
The 2015 White House Conference on Aging is an opportunity to look ahead to the issues that will help shape the landscape for older Americans for the next decade.
Posted byon July 29, 2014 at 12:03 PM EDT
Labor Secretary Tom Perez is traveling with Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Toledo, Ohio, today to see first-hand model programs and partnerships that are equipping Americans with the knowledge, skills and industry-relevant education they need to get on the pathway to a successful career.
Posted byon July 29, 2014 at 11:26 AM EDT
The Council of Economic Advisers released a report that examines the economic consequences of delaying implementing policies to reduce the pace and ultimate magnitude of these changes; the findings emphasize the need for policy action today.
Posted byon July 29, 2014 at 10:38 AM EDT
The White House released a new report from the Council of Economic Advisers that breaks down the economic consequences of delaying action to combat climate change. So how will this affect you and your community? Jason Furman, the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, is taking to Twitter to answer your questions.
Posted byon July 29, 2014 at 8:16 AM EDT
In a major step to advance the President’s Climate Data Initiative, the Obama administration is inviting leaders of the technology and agricultural sectors to the White House to discuss new collaborative steps to unleash data that will help ensure our food system is resilient to the effects of climate change.
Posted byon July 28, 2014 at 6:41 PM EDT
President Obama and the First Lady honored the 2013 National Medals of the Arts and Humanities recipients were honored at the White House. The President told the recipients that their "accomplishments enrich our lives and reveal something about ourselves and our country."