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Posted byon February 18, 2014 at 4:24 PM EDT
A new CBO report finds that 16.5 million workers would get a raise from increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour, helping millions of hard-working families, reducing poverty, and increasing the overall wages going to lower-income households.
Posted byon February 18, 2014 at 3:06 PM EDT
The White House issued its response to a We the People petition on net neutrality, reaffirming the administration's commitment to an open Internet.
Posted byon February 17, 2014 at 2:00 PM EDT
The final report on the Recovery Act's effects shows the Act had a substantial positive impact on the economy, helped to avert a second Great Depression, and made targeted investments that will pay dividends long after the Act has fully phased out.
Posted byon February 17, 2014 at 10:30 AM EDT
Read about former Presidents, see George Washington in a whole new way, and flip through photos from past preidencies.
Posted byon February 15, 2014 at 3:32 PM EDT
President Obama headed to California to tour drought-affected areas and talk to those affected by impacts of one of the state’s worst droughts in over 100 years.
Posted byon February 15, 2014 at 6:45 AM EDT
This week, President Obama took action to lift more workers’ wages by requiring that federal contractors pay their employees a fair wage of at least $10.10 an hour.
Posted byon February 14, 2014 at 7:10 PM EDT
This week, President Obama welcomed French President François Hollande, and raised the minimum wage for federal contractors. The White House Chefs prepared a beautiful state dinner and POTUS tasted a very tasty chip! Check out what you missed in this week's wrap up.
Posted byon February 14, 2014 at 4:57 PM EDT
Posted byon February 14, 2014 at 2:43 PM EDT
See a gallery of past White House state visit images from the holdings of the Presidential Libraries of the National Archives and Records Administration.
Posted byon February 14, 2014 at 1:00 AM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.