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Eight hundred years ago today, King John of England sealed the Magna Carta, a groundbreaking legal document that served as the foundation for our constitutional democracy.
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Ed. note: This is cross-posted from the U.S. Department of Labor Blog. See the original post here.
On Saturday in Mobile, Alabama, Dr. Jill Biden took part in the christening ceremony for the USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10). The ship is named after former Congresswoman and Navy spouse Gabby Giffords. In the words of Dr. Jill Biden, Gabby is part of “an incredible military family, who gives true meaning to the ideals of honor, courage, and commitment.” Dr. Biden, a proud military mom herself, was asked to be the ship’s sponsor.Read More
Today, in a formal swearing-in ceremony, Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker welcomed 27 Foreign Commercial Service officers and one Intellectual Property Attaché from the Patent and Trademark Office to the Commerce team. The U.S. Commercial Service is the trade promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. The new officers will use their unique skills to match U.S.Read More
It was awesome to have participated in the first ever Bronx Tech Summit presented by Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr at CUNY’s Hostos Community College. The conversations and panels were wide...Read More
President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House.
June 12, 2015.
(Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)Read More
American ingenuity has always powered this country and fueled economic growth. Makers, builders, and tinkerers of all stripes have connected far corners of the nation, lit up the night sky, and never wavered in creating solutions to address the world’s most pressing challenges of our time.
Two Central American countries, Nicaragua and Guatemala, continue to open doors for American companies who are seeking out new markets. The U.S. Commercial Service, the trade promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration, helps U.S. companies get started in exporting and increase their sales to new markets around the world. Recently, the U.S. Commercial Service office worked with two companies, Second Frontiers and Battery Concepts, helping them expand sales and services into these important Central American countries.
This morning, in the White House Situation Room, the President -- along with several governors and members of his Cabinet -- received a briefing on drought and wildfire preparedness.
We wanted to make sure you saw what he saw, too. Take a look at the briefing the President received this morning here: