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Welcoming Bipartisan Action Against Ebola

Thu, 2014-11-20 17:18

While many issues divide Washington, we have seen bipartisan progress -- in both the House and the Senate -- in the effort to combat Ebola. These steps forward are encouraging, and hopefully suggest positive momentum for the President’s vital $6.2 billion emergency funding request to fight Ebola here at home and in West Africa.

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Travel Journal of the Vice President’s Trip to Morocco, Ukraine, Turkey:

Thu, 2014-11-20 14:55

Welcome to your one-stop shop for everything you need to know about Vice President Biden and Dr. Jill Biden’s three-country, five-day visit to Morocco, Ukraine, and Turkey.

November 20, 2014     Dates and Milk Welcome Vice President and Dr. Biden to Morocco

November 19, 2014.

(Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)

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President Obama Signs the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act

Thu, 2014-11-20 13:03

President Barack Obama signs S. 1086, the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014, during a signing ceremony in the Oval Office, Nov. 19, 2014.

(Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

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Getting to Know The SBIR/STTR Programs: 11 Agencies; One Playlist

Thu, 2014-11-20 00:00

Each year, the 11 federal agencies that provide funding via the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR)...

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3 Up-and-Coming Social Tools and How to Use Them to Market

Thu, 2014-11-20 00:00

If you’re like most small business owners, you’re probably too busy to stay on top of the latest and greatest social media marketing tools. And with more coming online all the time, it’s...

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More than 1,200 School Superintendents Take the Future Ready District Pledge

Wed, 2014-11-19 16:05

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Earlier today, speaking to more than 100 school superintendents in the East Room of the White House, President Obama launched a new effort to assist school leaders in their transition to digital learning with the Future Ready Digital Pledge.

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Tune In: The President Addresses the Nation on Immigration Reform

Wed, 2014-11-19 13:00

President Barack Obama delivers remarks on immigration reform at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas, NV.

January 29, 2013.

(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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Electric Vehicles Help Drive Climate Action

Wed, 2014-11-19 11:41

Yesterday at the White House, Energy Secretary Ernie Moniz and I got to see American innovation in action, as Pacific Gas & Electric demonstrated their new plug-in hybrid bucket truck — a utility vehicle with emissions nearly 80% lower than a conventional truck.
Not only does PG&E’s plug-in hybrid utility vehicle run cleaner, it provides up to 120 kW of exportable power — meaning that the trucks can actually be used to shorten or end power outages by plugging their reserves into the grid.

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Empowering Today’s Economy by Training Tomorrow’s Workforce

Wed, 2014-11-19 11:26

Ed. Note: This is a cross post from ED's Homeroom Blog. You can find the original post here.

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