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The Faces of Health Care: April W.

Mon, 2015-01-05 14:03

"I just wanted to write you to say this: THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!! Without you and your Affordable Care Act, I would now be nearly $24,000 in debt with no way to pay for it."

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The Faces of Health Care: Anthony C.

Mon, 2015-01-05 09:16

"If it weren't for [the Affordable Care Act], my family would be uninsured."   

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National Mentoring Month and Small Businesses

Mon, 2015-01-05 00:00

January marks the celebration of the 15th annual National Mentoring Month!
Created by MENTOR: The...

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Weekly Address: Make 2015 the Year for Quality, Affordable Health Insurance

Sat, 2015-01-03 06:00

In this week’s address, the Vice President wished Americans a Happy New Year, and asked that as we make resolutions to get healthier in 2015, we take the time to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Millions of people have already signed up for quality, affordable health care under the law, and there is still time to secure the peace of mind that comes with getting covered.

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Inspiration for Our Future: The White House Internship Program

Wed, 2014-12-31 17:00

Ed. note: Applications are now being accepted for the Summer 2015 White House Internship Program. This blog post introduces readers to Deepankar Gagneja, a former intern who worked in the Office of Management and Administration in the fall of 2014. When asked about his internship experience, Deepankar writes:

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The Year in Review: Tumblr's Top 10 Favorite GIF Series from the White House

Wed, 2014-12-31 15:30

2014 is coming to a close, and that means it's time to look back at the year on the White House Tumblr. 
How'd we do on Tumblr this year? We reached more than 217,000 followers. We took questions from the public, and took over the I Love Charts Tumblr to look at women's equality in the workplace. In June, the President even held his first-ever Tumblr Q&A from the White House State Dining Room, answering questions from Tumblr users on all things student loans and education.

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Top 20 Instagram Photos of 2014

Wed, 2014-12-31 13:50

Secretary Pritzker joined Instagram on January 31st
and shared photos of her at big events and behind the scenes. Below we've
rounded up twenty of the best photos to summarize the year and the progress on
the Open for Business Agenda.

  #WakeUp I start with my #MorningRun #DayInTheLife A photo posted by Secretary Penny Pritzker (@pennypritzker) on Jan 1, 2014 at 3:02am PST
#WakeUp I start with my #MorningRun #DayInTheLife

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The Year in Review: The Most-Watched White House Videos of 2014

Wed, 2014-12-31 12:57

To close out the year, we wanted to share with you the top-viewed videos from the White House in 2014.
As you will see, President Obama taking an unplanned walk on the Ellipse proved to be the most popular piece we released -- and it wasn't even close. There is quite a range in subject matter and style here, including a video featuring a 3D-printed President, addresses to the nation, and a piece with actor Benicio Del Toro. 

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Census Bureau Projects U.S. and World Populations on New Year’s Day

Wed, 2014-12-31 10:11

As our nation prepares to ring in the new year, the U.S. Census Bureau today projected the United States population will be 320,090,857 on Jan. 1, 2015. This represents an increase of 2,334,187, or 0.73 percent, from New Year’s Day 2014, and 11,345,319, or 3.67 percent, since Census Day (April 1) 2010.In January 2015, the U.S. is expected to experience a birth every eight seconds and one death every 12 seconds. Meanwhile, net international migration is expected to add one person to the U.S. population every 33 seconds.

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The Year in Review: Our 5 Favorite Let's Move! Moments of 2014

Tue, 2014-12-30 15:39

From harvesting the White House Kitchen Garden to working to improve school nutrition, we had an exciting and fun 2014 at Let's Move! helping to get kids active and healthy. We even learned that the First Lady's favorite fall vegetable is a sweet potato. But what were some of our favorite moments from Let's Move! this year?

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