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Posted byon April 26, 2013 at 1:40 PM EDT
The White House is now on Tumblr.
Posted byon April 26, 2013 at 9:30 AM EDT
Over the last fifteen quarters, the economy has expanded by 8.3 percent overall, and the private components of GDP have grown by 12.2 percent. Real GDP is now 3.2 percent larger than it was at the previous business cycle peak in 2007:Q4.
Posted byon April 25, 2013 at 6:15 PM EDT
President Obama travels to Waco, Texas to speak at a memorial service for those lost and injured in the deadly explosion at a fertilizer plant in nearby West, Texas.
Posted byon April 25, 2013 at 5:44 PM EDT
Posted byon April 25, 2013 at 1:45 PM EDT
President and Mrs. Obama joined all the former living Presidents -- and four previous First Ladies -- for the event in Dallas, Texas.
Posted byon April 25, 2013 at 1:00 PM EDT
Shaun Donovan and Cecilia Munoz highlight the impact of the Strong Cities, Strong Communities initiative.
Posted byon April 25, 2013 at 11:32 AM EDT
Valerie Jarrett discusses the commitments of the Equal Futures partnership to women and girls.
Posted byon April 24, 2013 at 3:37 PM EDT
The Obama Administration's new 21st century drug policy outlines a series of evidence-based reforms that treat our nation’s drug problem as a public health issue, not just a criminal justice issue. This policy underscores what we all know to be true: we cannot arrest or incarcerate our way out of the drug problem.
Posted byon April 23, 2013 at 8:04 PM EDT
Posted byon April 23, 2013 at 4:30 PM EDT
President Obama honored Jeff Charbonneau, a science, physics and engineering teacher at Zillah High School in Washington, as the 2013 National Teacher of the Year.