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On B.B. King: "The Blues Has Lost Its King, and America Has Lost a Legend"

Fri, 2015-05-15 10:58

BB King performs "Merry Christmas Baby" at the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on the Ellipse in Washington, D.C.

December 9, 2010.

(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

"There's going to be one killer blues session in heaven tonight." 

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The Faces of Health Care: Siobhan F.

Thu, 2015-05-14 14:10

"It is because of ‘Obama Care’ and the revisions to prenatal coverage that we are able to both afford medical coverage for our family and grow our family."
— Siobhan F.

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Two Big Apple gatherings, One Objective - Increase capital formation opportunities for small businesses

Thu, 2015-05-14 00:00

New York City is the backdrop for this week’s two gatherings, one hosted by the Money Management Institute and the other by Capital Roundtable.  The folks in attendance are all part of the...

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Returning to the Nest: Is it Time to Leave Commercial Space?

Thu, 2015-05-14 00:00

The usual scenario has been for businesses to start in the owner’s home and grow to a point where commercial space is needed. However, this pattern doesn’t suit everyone; some owners are leaving...

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The Faces of Health Care: Teresha S.

Wed, 2015-05-13 15:04

"I am now able to have quality care in one of the finest cancer institutions in America."

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Must Watch: 5 of Our Favorite Obama Administration Commencement Addresses

Wed, 2015-05-13 13:04

Graduates react as President Barack Obama delivers remarks during the commencement ceremony at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga., May 19, 2013.

(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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3 Important Thoughts the President Shared on Poverty in America:

Tue, 2015-05-12 17:58

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Today at Georgetown University, President Obama sat down with Harvard professor Robert Putnam and American Enterprise Institute president Arthur Brooks to share his views on poverty in America and what we can do to ensure every American — no matter who they are, where they come from, or where they live — has access to the opportunities they deserve.

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What You Need to Know About the New Contraception Guidance:

Tue, 2015-05-12 14:22

It is crucial that insurance companies provide all the benefits that women deserve under the Affordable Care Act, at no cost or inconvenience. So this week, the Obama administration took steps to eliminate any ambiguity around the reforms the ACA calls for. Here is what the Administration’s guidance makes clear:

Most insurers must cover, without cost-sharing, at least one form of contraception in each of the 18 methods for women that the FDA has identified, including the ring, the patch, intrauterine devices (IUDs), and birth control pills.
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Email from Jerry Abramson: "Today's Conversation with the President"

Tue, 2015-05-12 11:26

This morning, Jerry Abramson, Director of Intergovernmental Affairs here at the White House, sent the following message to the White House email list.
Abramson says that the tensions that have recently erupted in communities such as Ferguson and Baltimore are not solely tied to policing, but are also linked to the lack of economic opportunity. He also details a number of the efforts that President Obama is taking to expand opportunity for more Americans.

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The Faces of Health Care: Sarah M.

Tue, 2015-05-12 10:00

"You literally saved my life."

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