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#BidenInIreland: Follow Along with the Vice President's Trip to Ireland

June 21, 2016

Today, the Vice President touched down in Ireland -- the home of his ancestors.

 

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Mr. President Goes to Yosemite

June 21, 2016

President Obama celebrating 100 years of our National Parks this weekend.

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The American Bar Association Gives Its Highest Rating to Chief Judge Garland

June 21, 2016

Today, the American Bar Association (ABA) completed its months-long evaluation of Chief Judge Merrick Garland's professional qualifications and assessed him as unanimously "Well Qualified"—its highest possible rating.

The ABA is one of the largest and most respected nonpartisan legal organizations in the country. With today's statement, the ABA joins a multitude of respected public leaders and legal experts from across the political spectrum who agree that Chief Judge Garland has a record of judicial excellence and should serve on the Supreme Court.

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SelectUSA Investment Summit Spotlight: Building Your Supply Chain & Exporting

June 21, 2016

Guest blog Micah Escobedo, Communications Specialist, SelectUSA

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100 Examples of Putting Science in Its Rightful Place

June 21, 2016

President Obama meets with John Holdren, Office of Science and Technology Policy, in the Oval Office prior to Stem Cell Executive Order "Removing Barriers to Responsible Scientific Research Involving Human Stem Cells" and Presidential Memorandum on Scientific Integrity, March 9, 2009. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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Growing the Economy through Innovation: New Rules for the Commercial and Scientific Use of Drones

June 21, 2016

America’s capacity for creativity, innovation, and invention is the envy of the world. Over the past seven years, the Obama Administration has strengthened our foundation for innovation through investments and reforms to drive technological breakthroughs that will power the American economy and inspire the world for generations to come.

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SelectUSA Investment Summit Spotlight: Meet with U.S. Government Officials On-Site

June 20, 2016

The following is a cross-post from the International Trade Administration's Tradeology Blog
Blog post by Julianna Kreko and Christine Rafiekian SelectUSA
The 2016 SelectUSA Investment Summit has begun, and the U.S. Government (USG) Pavilion, located across the lobby from the Exhibition Hall, is open!

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Honoring and Celebrating Refugees on World Refugee Day

June 20, 2016

"Protecting and assisting refugees is a part of our history as a nation, and we will continue to alleviate the suffering of refugees abroad, and to welcome them here at home, because doing so reflects our American values and our noblest traditions as a nation, enriches our society, and strengthens our collective security."

President Obama

Every year, on World Refugee Day, communities across the globe honor the courage and resilience of refugees and celebrate their contributions to the communities where they have started life anew.  

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SelectUSA Investment Summit Spotlight: The SelectUSA Academy

June 20, 2016

At SelectUSA, we value the input of our clients and work hard to serve them better. A few months ago, we put out a call for topics to include in the second SelectUSA Academy. We wanted to keep the content fresh and make sure new viewpoints were included in the program, and we weren’t disappointed. We received dozens of submissions, all with great ideas and valuable advice for investors and economic developers.

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Strengthening and Celebrating America’s Capacity for Innovation

June 20, 2016

America’s capacity for creativity and invention is a major reason why our economy is the strongest and most durable in the world.

That capacity -- and the uniquely American spirit of innovation that fuels it -- has also inspired admiration from across the globe for generations. And since his first day in office, President Obama has worked to strengthen our innovation advantage -- through investments and reforms to drive technological and scientific breakthroughs that will power our economy and strengthen America’s leadership in the industries of the future.

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