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See What These 10 People Said to the President About the Affordable Care Act:

February 03, 2015

President Barack Obama meets with people who have written him letters explaining how they have benefited from the Affordable Care Act, during a roundtable meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Feb. 3, 2015.

(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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The Important Work of NACIE Begins

February 03, 2015

Guest blog post by Julie Goonewardene, Vice Chancellor for Innovation & Strategic Investment, Diaceutics Chairwoman, AMA Board, MBI BoardLast year, I was honored to be appointed as an advisor to Secretary Pritzker as part of the National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (NACIE). NACIE is emblematic of all the entrepreneurs, educators, philanthropists, and innovators in all sectors of the economy who are working to ensure that our country remains a place of opportunity, innovation and entrepreneurship for generations to come.

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Kicking Off Black History Month at the White House: #BlackHistoryMonth

February 03, 2015

As a nation, we pause this February to honor Black History Month and all those who came before us. Throughout February, the White House will pay tribute both to the accomplishments of some of our country’s greatest historical giants, while also taking time to highlight stories from those whose contributions aren’t always captured in the telling of our nation’s history.

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35 Tradeshow Essentials

February 03, 2015

When I worked as an employee, exhibiting at tradeshows was part of my job. But since I was usually a speaker and schmoozer, I didn’t really deal with the nitty-gritty like setting up the booth,...

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Clarence B. Jones, Advisor to Dr. Martin Luther King, Visits the White House

February 02, 2015

President Barack Obama meets with Clarence Jones, who worked with Martin Luther King, Jr. on the “I Have a Dream" speech, and guests in the Oval Office, Feb. 2, 2015.

(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Earlier this afternoon, President Obama welcomed Clarence B. Jones — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s personal attorney and advisor — to the White House.
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Déjà Vu: L.A. Kings and L.A. Galaxy Celebrate Championship Seasons at the White House -- Again

February 02, 2015

Galaxy Coach Bruce Arena presents President Barack Obama with a team jersey during an event to welcome the 2014 National Hockey League Champion Los Angeles Kings and the 2014 Major League Soccer Cup Champion LA Galaxy, and to honor the teams on winning their Championship titles, in the East Room of the White House.

February 2, 2015.

(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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The Faces of Health Care: Darlene W.

February 02, 2015

"Thank you again for the Affordable Care Act...I am truly grateful."

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2015 National Inventors Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

February 02, 2015

Last week, the National Inventors Hall of Fame, in
partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
announced the 2015 Hall of Fame
inductees. These visionary inventors each patented inventions that revolutionized their industries and
changed people’s lives. Of the fourteen new inductees, seven will be honored
posthumously. 

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Why Republicans in Congress Should Not Play Politics with the Security of the American People:

February 02, 2015

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"It's not the end of the world." That's what one Republican Congressman thinks of his colleagues' plan to let funding expire for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) -- one of the chief agencies responsible for the safety and security of the American people. 
Today, in a speech at DHS headquarters, President Obama directly addressed this threat from the Republican-led Congress: 

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5 New Things About the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget:

February 02, 2015

The Budget and Accounting Act of 1921 stipulated that each year, the President must submit his budget request for the following fiscal year to Congress.
According to current law:
On or after the first Monday in January but not later than the first Monday in February of each year, the President shall submit a budget of the United States Government for the following fiscal year.

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