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Posted byon February 19, 2015 at 2:36 PM EDT
Posted byon February 18, 2015 at 7:00 PM EDT
President Obama releases a video message welcoming the Lunar New Year.
Posted byon February 5, 2015 at 1:00 PM EDT
More cities are accepting the First Lady and Dr. Biden's challenge to end Veteran homelessness. 440 mayors have joined the pledge to date and as a result, New Orleans became the first city to end Veteran homelessness. Joining the First Lady’s challenge are USICH, HUD, and the VA.
Posted byon January 29, 2015 at 10:30 AM EDT
Steve P., an emergency physician in Pembroke Pines, Florida, wrote the President to thank him for health insurance reform.
Posted byon January 26, 2015 at 10:22 AM EDT
Loren C. from Kihei, Hawaii wrote the President to thank him for making health care affordable.
Posted byon December 27, 2014 at 4:34 PM EDT
President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama dropped in on servicemembers in Kaneohe, Hawaii to thank our troops for their "extraordinary service on behalf of our country."
Posted byon December 23, 2014 at 1:55 PM EDT
In 2014, the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) celebrated its 15th anniversary and five years under President Barack Obama. Here are our top moments.
Posted byon November 18, 2014 at 10:30 AM EDT
More than one-quarter of students between the ages of 12 and 18 reported being bullied at school during the 2010-11 school year — nearly 7 million students. Some Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) students face bullying and harassment based on their immigration status; others are bullied for the way they look, such as turbaned Sikh youth, or for their English language skills.
Posted byon October 3, 2014 at 8:25 PM EDT
This week, President Obama talked about a new foundation for a 21st century economy and welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the White House; Vice President Biden and Secretary of Labor Tom Perez announced the fourth round of TAACCCT grants; and the economy saw its 55th straight month of private-sector job gains.
Posted byon October 1, 2014 at 6:58 PM EDT
Tens of thousands of people shared what raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 would mean to them personally, or to their communities. Read some of those stories on our interactive map here.