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Building Trust Between Communities and Local Police

Mon, 2014-12-01 20:25

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden meet with elected officials, community and faith leaders, and law enforcement officials to discuss how communities and law enforcement can work together to build trust to strengthen neighborhoods across the country.

(Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

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New Commerce Wireless Contract to Save Taxpayers Nearly $25M

Mon, 2014-12-01 15:39

The Commerce Department’s wireless demands, which span
domestic and international markets, are critical to achieving the Department’s
missions and goals. In order to continue providing reliable service while
ensuring the most competitive pricing to date, Commerce recently signed blanket
purchase agreements (BPA) with three major carriers (Verizon, AT&T,
T-Mobile) to provide wireless services. The BPA leverages the
volume of wireless services that Commerce purchases each year to

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Focus, Partner, Achieve: How the United States Is Helping to Lead the Fight Against AIDS

Mon, 2014-12-01 15:10

"On this day, let us rededicate ourselves to continuing our work until we reach the day we know is possible -- when no child has to know the pain of HIV/AIDS and no life is limited by this virus."
--President Barack Obama, World AIDS Day 2014 Proclamation
 

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Three Steps to Help Protect Your Personal Information on Cyber Monday

Mon, 2014-12-01 06:00

The Internet is part of everyone’s life, every day. We use the Internet at work, at home, to connect with those close to us, and to buy goods and services. That’s especially the case today, the Monday after Thanksgiving -- dubbed “Cyber Monday."

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SBA and My Brother’s Keeper Helping Millennials Hire Themselves

Mon, 2014-12-01 00:00

Global Entrepreneurship Week made waves across the world last month as the United States announced it would marshal new partners and lead a $1 billion push to...

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More than 4.12 Million Records Released

Fri, 2014-11-28 15:00

In September 2009, the President announced that -- for the first time in history -- White House visitor records would be made available to the public on an ongoing basis. Today, the White House releases visitor records that were generated in August 2014. This release brings the total number of records made public by this White House to more than 4.12 million—all of which can be viewed in our Disclosures section.

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The 2014 Christmas Tree Arrives at the White House

Fri, 2014-11-28 11:47

First Lady Michelle Obama, with daughters Sasha and Malia, along with Bo and Sunny, welcome the arrival of the official White House Christmas tree at the North Portico of the White House. The tree arrived by a horse-drawn wagon.

November 28, 2014.

(Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

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The Public Computer Center at the College of Menominee Nations, Wisconsin

Fri, 2014-11-28 09:33

While Native American Heritage
Month is celebrated just once a year in November, the National
Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) has been serving
America’s Tribal Nations effectively for many years through its grant programs. 

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Weekly Address: Happy Thanksgiving from the Obama Family

Thu, 2014-11-27 06:00

President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Roosevelt Room of the White House.

November 26, 2014.

(Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

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President Obama Pardons a Thanksgiving Turkey

Wed, 2014-11-26 18:38

Since 1947, the chairman of the National Turkey Federation has presented a turkey to the President. Each Thanksgiving, the President “pardons” that turkey, ensuring that the bird gets to spend the rest of its days living on a farm in Virginia. Today, President Obama celebrated the 67th anniversary of the National Thanksgiving Turkey presentation by pardoning two 20-week old, 48-pound turkeys. And just like last year, the American public decided which of the two turkeys – Mac or Cheese – would become the National Thanksgiving Turkey by casting a vote for #TeamMac or #TeamCheese online.

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