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Posted byon February 10, 2014 at 8:15 PM EDT
President Obama and French President François Hollande visit Monticello, the home of former President Thomas Jefferson, just outside of Charlottesville, Virginia.
Posted byon February 10, 2014 at 8:11 PM EDT
Two paintings by Edward Hopper, widely recognized as one of the most significant artists of the 20th century, were hung in the Oval Office on Friday, February 7, 2014.
First Lady Michelle Obama Announces that the Construction Industry Will Hire 100,000 Veterans Over the Next 5 YearsPosted byon February 10, 2014 at 7:35 PM EDT
The First Lady announced that more than 100 companies in the construction industry are committing to hire more than 100,000 veterans over the next 5 years.
Posted byon February 10, 2014 at 3:51 PM EDT
The Administration has decided to change the name back of the National Security Staff to the National Security Council staff, which was the name the organization used from the signing of the National Security Act of 1947 until 2009
Posted byon February 10, 2014 at 3:23 PM EDT
White House Chef Cris Comerford and Pastry Chef Bill Yosses take over the White House Instagram to give a look behind the scenes and inside the kitchen before the State Dinner for France.
Posted byon February 10, 2014 at 12:29 PM EDT
Although many long-term unemployed Americans could help employers fill their hiring needs if given the chance, they often face particular barriers in getting back to work.
Posted byon February 8, 2014 at 12:29 PM EDT
Since declaring in this year's State of the Union that 2014 will be a "year of action," the President has taken multiple executive actions to provide more opportunity for more Americans.
Posted byon February 7, 2014 at 8:30 PM EDT
This week, President Obama announced a commitment that will connect 20 million students to next-generation Internet at school, and made the first-ever Presidential short film. The White House announced it's hosting a Maker Faire and the First Lady talked about her freshman year of college! Check out what you missed in this week's wrap up.
Posted byon February 7, 2014 at 6:48 PM EDT
A panel discussion showcases federal place-based programs that are helping to expand opportunity and lift communities out of poverty, mainly through Administration initiatives such as Promise Zones, Choice Neighborhoods, Promise Neighborhoods, and StrikeForce.
Posted byon February 7, 2014 at 4:40 PM EDT
Today, in East Lansing Michigan, on the campus of one of our nation’s first land grant colleges, President Obama signed into law the Agricultural Act of 2014, also known as the Farm Bill, or as Secretary Vilsack likes to call it – the Jobs Bill, the Research Bill, the Food Bill, etc.