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The Faces of Health Care: Regina M.

Mon, 2014-12-22 10:40

"I remember breaking down in tears because no longer was I going to be punished for a disease I never asked for."

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Intellectual Property Attachés Discuss Protecting U.S. Interests Abroad

Mon, 2014-12-22 10:25

The United States Patent and Trademark Office hosted its
annual Intellectual Property (IP) Attaché consultations at its Alexandria, Va.
headquarters during the week of December 15. Each year since 2007, participants
from the USPTO and other government agencies, organizations, associations, and
universities attend the event to exchange information about international IP
issues and the work of USPTO’s IP attachés. The consultations provide a
platform for all 11 IP attachés to share their accomplishments, participate in briefings

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Impact Investing: Developing Pathways to Narrowing Gaps

Mon, 2014-12-22 00:00

Which phrase do you agree with more: ‘doing well by doing good’ or ‘doing good by doing well’.  My sense is that this is a trick question because regardless of what you lead with, which is...

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership and Financial Regulatory Reform

Fri, 2014-12-19 19:23

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) represents a once-in-a-generation opportunity for America to set the rules for global trade in the 21st century. The agreement aims to expand access to the world’s fastest-growing markets, even as we enshrine higher standards of protection for workers and consumers. 

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"America's Resurgence Is Real": President Obama Reflects on 2014

Fri, 2014-12-19 18:19

President Barack Obama holds a press conference in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House.

December 19, 2014.

(Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

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West Wing Week 12/19/14 or, "Todos Somos Americanos"

Fri, 2014-12-19 15:44

This week, the President traveled to Fort Dix to thank our troops, took action to protect Alaska's Bristol Bay, and announced historic changes to America's relationship with Cuba. That's December 12th to December 18th or, "Todos Somos Americanos."

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25th U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade Concludes with Key Outcomes

Fri, 2014-12-19 15:09

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman hosted a Chinese delegation led by Vice Premier Wang Yang for the 25th session of the U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT), which took place in Chicago. At the conclusion of the discussions, the United States announced key outcomes in the areas of agricultural market access, intellectual property rights protection, innovation policies, and competition law enforcement. Through
sustained engagement over the course of this past year, the United States and

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Increasing the Reach of Census Bureau Data

Fri, 2014-12-19 13:10

Guest blog post by Raul Cisneros, director, Center for New
Media and Promotion and Rebecca Blash, chief, Center for Enterprise Dissemination Services and Consumer
Innovation (CEDSCI), U.S. Census Bureau

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Dan Pfeiffer Joins Medium: "Breaking Down the 'Worst' Year in Washington"

Fri, 2014-12-19 11:34

Today, Senior Advisor Dan Pfeiffer joined the new publishing platform Medium -- authoring a post that reflects on the incredible amount of progress made in 2014 despite some claims that the President had "the worst year in Washington." Moving forward, he will continue to post important highlights, insights, and reflections on the President's agenda.
(For more posts from across the Administration, be sure to also follow President Obama and the White House on Medium, as well.)

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The Faces of Health Care: Peter M.

Fri, 2014-12-19 10:35

"...I've felt strong enough to liberate some of my extra savings that I'd been holding onto for healthcare emergencies, so I'm now able to help more with my son's college expenses ... My guess is that there are many more Americans whose new health insurance is already allowing them to contribute more fully to the economy and their communities."

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