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Meet Victor Fugate, a Guest of the First Lady at the State of the Union

Sat, 2015-01-17 08:00

Victor Fugate is joining the First Lady as a guest at the 2015 State of the Union Address on January 20. Watch it live at 9 pm ET here: www.whitehouse.gov/sotu  

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Meet Carolyn Annette Reed, a Guest of the First Lady at the State of the Union

Sat, 2015-01-17 08:00

Carolyn Annette Reed is joining the First Lady as a guest at the 2015 State of the Union Address on January 20. Watch it live at 9 pm ET here: www.whitehouse.gov/sotu

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Meet Ana Zamora, a Guest of the First Lady at the State of the Union

Sat, 2015-01-17 08:00

Ana Zamora is joining the First Lady as a guest at the 2015 State of the Union Address on January 20. Watch it live at 9 pm ET here: www.whitehouse.gov/sotu  

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Meet Staff Sergeant Jason Gibson, a Guest of the First Lady at the State of the Union

Sat, 2015-01-17 08:00

Staff Sergeant Jason Gibson is joining the First Lady as a guest at the 2015 State of the Union Address on January 20. Watch it live at 9 pm ET here: www.whitehouse.gov/sotu  

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Weekly Address: State of the Union Is This Tuesday

Sat, 2015-01-17 06:00

President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Jan. 15, 2015.

(Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

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Front and Center: Bringing Marginalized Girls into Focus in STEM and CTE Education

Fri, 2015-01-16 18:27

President Obama believes in the innate curiosity of every child, and our responsibility to ensure that every young woman and girl has the opportunity to achieve her dreams, regardless of what zip code she is born in.

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Encouraging the Private Sector to Invest in America's Infrastructure

Fri, 2015-01-16 18:08

It’s estimated that it would take $3.6 trillion to bring America’s infrastructure up to date by 2020. Across the nation, our bridges, pipelines, roads and railroads are in dire need of repair and modernization. In fact, it would cost $600 billion over 20 years to modernize our country’s entire water and sewer systems.
To address these needs, we need not only an increased commitment from federal, state, and local governments, but also increased investment from the private sector.

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How Innovation Is Transforming the Fight Against Ebola

Fri, 2015-01-16 17:46

A few weeks ago, in the midst of the holiday season, President Obama showcased some cutting-edge gadgets in the Roosevelt Room of the White House. But they were not new tablets, smartphones, or digital cameras. They were protective suits, state-of-the-art cooling vests, and germ-killing gels — all tools that could make the difference between life and death in the fight against the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

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Is It Just Us, or Is Everyone Talking About Paid Leave?

Fri, 2015-01-16 16:33

President Barack Obama places an order with the waitress during a lunch with Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., Amanda Rothschild, Mary Stein and Morvika "Vika" Jordan to discuss balancing family and jobs, at Charmington’s Café in North Baltimore, Md., Jan. 15, 2015.

(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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West Wing Week: 1/16/15 or, "The Little Circle Thing"

Fri, 2015-01-16 11:32

This week, the President continued to preview some of the big ideas that he'll propose in his State of the Union address on January 20th. He made announcements on education, on cybersecurity, and on access to reliable broadband Internet across the country. For all of you who just can't bear to wait until the State of the Union, this one's for you. That's January 9th to January 15th or, "The Little Circle Thing."

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