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We Can’t Wait: The White House Announces Federal and Private Sector Commitments to Provide Employment Opportunities for Nearly 180,000 Youth

 We Can’t Wait: The White House Announces Federal and Private Sector Commitments to Provide Employment Opportunities for Nearly 180,000 Youth   Today, the White House announced Summer Jobs+, a new call to action for businesses, non-profits, and government to work together to

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Fact Sheet: Returning Heroes and Wounded Warrior Tax Credits

Fact Sheet: Returning Heroes and Wounded Warrior Tax Credits   In August, President Obama called on Congress to enact tax credits that will help get veterans back to work. The Returning Heroes Tax Credit provides businesses that hire unemployed veterans with a

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We Can’t Wait: Health Care Innovation Challenge Will Improve Care, Save Money, Focus On Health Care Jobs

We Can’t Wait: Health Care Innovation Challenge will improve care, save money, focus on health care jobs New funding available for next generation of health care innovations     WASHINGTON, DC– Up to $1 billion dollars will be awarded to innovative

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APEC: FACT SHEET ON 19th ANNUAL LEADERS MEETING OUTCOMES CREATING JOBS, GROWTH, AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY

APEC:  FACT SHEET ON 19th ANNUAL LEADERS MEETING OUTCOMES CREATING JOBS, GROWTH, AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY Under the chairmanship of President Obama, leaders of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum agreed today in Honolulu on a comprehensive set of measures to increase

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WEEKLY ADDRESS: Remarks Of President Barack Obama: Honoring our Veterans for their Service and Sacrifice

      WEEKLY ADDRESS: Honoring our Veterans for their Service and Sacrifice   WASHINGTON—In this week’s address, President Obama spoke from the USS Carl Vinson in San Diego during Veterans Day, and he called on all Americans to rededicate themselves

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BREAKING NEWS: WHITE HOUSE STATEMENT REGARDING SOUTH SUDAN BOMBINGS

Statement by the Press Secretary on the Bombings in South Sudan   The United States strongly condemns the aerial bombardment by the Sudan Armed Forces of the town of Yida in South Sudan.  Yida is located inside South Sudan and

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PRESIDENT OBAMA ON REFORMING HEAD START: “It Is Absolutely Imperative That We Make Sure The United States is the Place Where We’ve Got the Best-Trained, Best-Educated Young People”

      REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON HEAD START Yeadon Regional Head Start Center Yeadon, Pennsylvania   11:43 A.M. EST   THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you, everybody, please have a seat.  It is great to be in Yeadon, great to

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We Can’t Wait: Leading Veterans Organizations Back Returning Heroes, Wounded Warrior Tax Credits; President Obama Announces Initiatives to Get Veterans Back to Work

      We Can’t Wait: Leading Veterans Organizations Back Returning Heroes, Wounded Warrior Tax Credits; President Obama Announces Initiatives to Get Veterans Back to Work Leading veterans’ organizations today joined President Obama at the White House and announced their

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SNEAK PEAK ALERT: VICE PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN DELIVERS WEEKLY ADDRESS

      Hi, this is Joe Biden.  I’m speaking to you from the University of Pittsburgh, where I just spoke to students here about what we’ve done to help ease the burden on them when it comes to the

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White House Launches 2011 Campus “Champions of Change” Challenge

White House Launches 2011 Campus “Champions of Change” Challenge   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the White House announced the launch of the 2011 Campus “Champions of Change” Challenge.   The Challenge invites college and university students from across the country to

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STATEMENT OF ADMINISTRATION POLICY S. 1769 – Rebuild America Jobs Act

STATEMENT OF ADMINISTRATION POLICY S. 1769 – Rebuild America Jobs Act (Sen. Klobuchar, D-Minnesota, and 20 cosponsors)   The Administration strongly supports passage of the Rebuild America Jobs Act, which will put hundreds of thousands of construction workers back on the job

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REMARKS BY PRESIDENT OBAMA IN HONORING THE ALLIANCE BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND FRANCE

    REMARKS BY PRESIDENT OBAMA IN HONORING THE ALLIANCE BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND FRANCE City Hall Cannes, France 4:27 P.M. CET     THE PRESIDENT:  Good afternoon.  Bon après-midi.  (Applause.)  I studied French in school, and that’s about

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PRESS CONFERENCE BY PRESIDENT OBAMA AFTER G20 SUMMIT

  PRESS CONFERENCE BY PRESIDENT OBAMA AFTER G20 SUMMIT Press Center Claude Debussy Theater Cannes, France     3:40 P.M. CET     PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Good afternoon, everybody.  I want to begin by thanking my friend, President Sarkozy, for his

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BREAKING NEWS: ALAN KRUEGAR, CHAIRMAN OF THE COUNCIL OF ECONOMIC ADVISERS, ISSUES STATEMENT ON THE EMPLOYMENT SITUATION IN OCTOBER

Statement on the Employment Situation in October     WASHINGTON, DC – Alan Krueger, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, issued the following statement today on the employment situation in October. You can view the statement HERE.   The Employment Situation

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REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT THE MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MEMORIAL DEDICATION

    REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT THE MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MEMORIAL DEDICATION The National Mall Washington, D.C. 11:51 A.M. EDT   THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you very much.  (Applause.)  Thank you.  (Applause.)  Please be seated.   An earthquake and

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PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATIONS SENT THE SENATE

NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE:   Michael A. Hughes, of the District of Columbia, to be United States Marshal for the Superior Court of the District of Columbia for the term of four years, vice Stephen Thomas Conboy, resigned.  

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Statement by the President on Zambia’s Elections

Statement by the President on Zambia’s Elections On behalf of the American people, I congratulate the people of Zambia on the historic September 20 presidential, parliamentary, and local elections, and I commend you for building on your commitment to multiparty

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BREAKING NEWS: Remarks of President Barack Obama in an Address to a Joint Session of Congress

Remarks of President Barack Obama in an Address to a Joint Session of Congress     Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, and fellow Americans:   Tonight we meet at an urgent time for our country.  We continue

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BREAKING NEWS: PRESIDENT OBAMA SIGNS NEW YORK EMERGENCY DECLARATION

    President Obama Signs New York Emergency Declaration                                                                                                                                                             The President today declared an emergency exists in the State of New York and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local response efforts due to the emergency conditions resulting

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BREAKING NEWS: Statement by the President on the Attack on the United Nations in Abuja, Nigeria

      Statement by the President on the Attack on the United Nations in Abuja, Nigeria   I strongly condemn today’s horrific and cowardly attack on the United Nations headquarters building in Abuja, Nigeria, which killed and wounded many

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