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Posted byon July 2, 2015 at 12:20 PM EDT
Meet Hannah, the daughter of Lt. Col. Todd E. Bajakian, who realizes first-hand how important it is that we give our military families the support they need. This past May at the White House’s annual Mother’s Day Tea, Hannah had the opportunity to meet the First Lady and give her the lyrics to her original song, “All On The Line.”
State-By-State: House Republican Budget Bill Would Harm Students, Workers, Health Care, and the EconomyPosted byon June 24, 2015 at 10:16 AM EDT
Congressional Republicans have started to show how they plan to budget at discretionary levels that are the lowest in a decade, adjusted for inflation. House Republicans are proposing to shortchange students, workers, our nation’s health, and the economy by cutting overall funding for the Departments of Labor, Education, and Health and Human Services by roughly $15 billion, or 9 percent, compared to the President’s Budget. See how House Republicans’ short-sighted priorities will affect your State.
Posted byon June 23, 2015 at 3:34 PM EDT
From June 12-18, individuals of all ages and backgrounds celebrated a National Week of Making: at the White House, in our Nation's capital, and beyond.
Posted byon June 23, 2015 at 2:25 PM EDT
In honor of Immigration Heritage Month, Jackie Dao Dinneen shares her story and that of her parents, both Vietnamese immigrants.
Posted byon June 18, 2015 at 11:41 AM EDT
In honor of Immigration Heritage Month, Noemie Levy reflects on growing up as an immigrant and the journey to citizenship through exploration of our National Parks.
Posted byon June 5, 2015 at 12:32 PM EDT
Ten-year-old Yadid Frydman Orlow asked a few important questions reflecting that progress begins when someone asks, "What can I do to help?"
Posted byon May 29, 2015 at 5:53 PM EDT
This week, the White House celebrated National Jewish American Heritage Month with the Adas Israel congregation and honored our troops on Memorial Day. The First Lady inspired graduates at Oberlin College, while the President reminded us why #CleanWaterRules and answered your climate questions on Twitter.
Posted byon May 28, 2015 at 12:31 PM EDT
Follow along as President Obama takes to Twitter to answer your questions on the impacts of climate change and what we're doing to address it.
House Republicans Shortchange Funding for Transportation, Housing and Other Critical Domestic PrioritiesPosted byon May 13, 2015 at 10:10 AM EDT
Posted byon May 8, 2015 at 9:45 AM EDT
Ernesto, a veteran of the Army Air Corps' 100th bombardment group during the Second World War, wrote a letter to President Obama to thank him for paying a visit to the Southwest -- and the President thanked him, in return.