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6 Options for Financing Your Small Business Marketing Plan

Mon, 2014-12-15 00:00

According to LegalZoom, small businesses spend up to 50 percent of their sales on introductory or...

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Weekly Address: Giving Thanks for Our Troops

Sat, 2014-12-13 06:00

President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Dec. 12, 2014.

(Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon)

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Making at the White House: Creating Bo-Bot and Sunny-Bot

Fri, 2014-12-12 17:40

For the past several years, Bo and Sunny, the First Family’s dogs, have been creatively included in the White House holiday décor. Last year’s decorations even included a 3D model of Bo with a wagging tail powered by a motor from a reindeer lawn decoration!

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West Wing Week: 12/12/14 or, "Zeros & Ones"

Fri, 2014-12-12 16:13

This week, the President nominated a Secretary of Defense, coded with a group of budding computer scientists, took over as host of The Colbert Report, pushed for comprehensive immigration reform, hosted a summit on high quality early education, and welcomed this year's Kennedy Center Honorees to the White House. That's December 5th to December 11th or, "Zeros & Ones."

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President Obama Announces $400M for Manufacturing Hubs and Skills Training

Fri, 2014-12-12 16:00

This week President Obama made some major announcements that
will help create new, 21st century job opportunities for American workers in
high-demand sectors.

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The Faces of Health Care: Kathy M.

Fri, 2014-12-12 15:22

"If it wasn't for [the Affordable Care Act], I would either be dead right now or in a devastating amount of debt. Instead, I am cancer free! ... I'm only 55 years old and I'm grateful that I have a very good chance at many chapters ahead." 

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Featuring Your #WHHolidays Experience on

Fri, 2014-12-12 13:13

Each year, President Obama and the First Lady welcome people from around the country to visit the White House during the holiday season. Throughout the month of December, 65,000 people will enjoy decorations adorning "The People’s House," including 26 Christmas trees, a 420-pound gingerbread house, and animated replicas of First Dogs Bo and Sunny. Visitors are taking to social media to post about their visit using #WHHolidays, and now we’re excited to share their experience with you.

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Defining Operational Excellence One Person at a Time

Fri, 2014-12-12 13:00

When you’re striving for excellence, it helps to have an
example. It’s much easier to work hard on something when you’ve seen
others succeed despite obstacles. A
highlight each year at the National Institute
of Standards and Technology is the annual
awards ceremony. This is where NIST
celebrates operational excellence through
the many achievements of its scientific,
engineering, administrative and other support staff members. 

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Honoring Lifelong Efforts to End Violence Against Women

Fri, 2014-12-12 12:16

Vice President Joe Biden delivers remarks at the Vital Voices of Solidarity Awards ceremony, in New York City, New York, Dec. 10, 2014.

(Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)

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Print This Out and Cross "Getting Covered" Off Your Holiday To-Do List

Fri, 2014-12-12 12:16

Dashing through the snow, trying to pick up those last minute gifts for family and friends? It's hard to keep track of everything you need to get done this holiday season, but here's one thing you should cross off the list by December 15: health insurance.
You need to sign up by December 15 in order to have coverage on January 1, 2015. 

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