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President Obama's Tribute to Muhammad Ali: "He Will Always Be America"

June 10, 2016

Today, President Obama and the First Lady offered their family's deepest condolences to the family of Muhammad Ali, as they were not able to attend his funeral services. Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett, who also knew Muhammad Ali personally, attended the funeral and read a tribute from the President and the First Lady as part of the service.

Read President Obama's moving tribute below, then watch the President reflect on some special mementos from the boxing legend.

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While Congress Spends Its Time Trying to Undercut Retirement Security, a Long To-Do List Awaits

June 09, 2016

This week, the President vetoed a resolution championed by Republicans in Congress to roll back critical protections for Americans doing the hard work of savings for retirement.

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Meet the Nominated Attendees of the United State of Women Summit

June 09, 2016

On Tuesday, June 14, the White House will convene the first-ever United State of Women Summit to mark the progress made by and for women and girls domestically and internationally over the course of this Administration and to discuss solutions to the challenges they still face. The event will feature remarks by the President and Vice President, a conversation with the First Lady, and much more.

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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Travels to California to Discuss Startup Culture in Los Angeles, Tour LA Port

June 09, 2016

Secretary Pritzker began her trip by visiting the headquarters of The Honest Company, which produces more than 100 products across a wide range of consumer categories, including baby, personal care, and home care.

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Celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week!

June 09, 2016

Join NOAA Fisheries in celebrating National Fishing and Boating Week! This time each year 11 million Americans who think wetting a line in saltwater is a great way to spend time share their passion for fish and recreational fishing.

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5 Ways to Establish Credit for Your Business

June 09, 2016

A creditworthy business is defined as a company that is considered suitable to receive credit because of a positive history of paying money back. For business owners it’s essential to not only...

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4 Ways to Market Your Business This Father’s Day

June 09, 2016

Father’s Day is less than two weeks away and Americans say they will spend more than ever this year according to the National Retail...

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The Pros and Cons of Running a Seasonal Business

June 08, 2016

In business, entrepreneurs experience peaks and valleys but for small business owners who operate seasonal businesses those ups and downs intensify. The majority of their revenue is dependent on a...

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Q&A with Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker: Why Trade Agreements are Vital for U.S. Economic Growth

June 08, 2016

The following is a cross-post from the Brookings Institution Blog

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SelectUSA Investment Summit Spotlight: U.S. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) & Economic Data and Statistics

June 08, 2016

Guest blog post by Leeann Ji, Intern, SelectUSA
The United States welcomes foreign investment, and the numbers show that investors have confidence in the opportunities here. With a population of 320 million and a GDP that’s over $18 trillion, our nation is home to more foreign direct investment (FDI) stock than any other country: $2.9 trillion as of 2014. The U.S. affiliates of foreign companies directly employ 6.1 million people in the United States, and they spent $53 billion on American research and development in 2013.

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