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The Faces of Health Care: Tricia T.

Mon, 2014-12-29 13:44

"My new health insurance will allow me to get the medical help that I need to get stronger."

Tricia T. wrote the President to share the impact that the Affordable Care Act has made on her life.
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West Wing Week: 1/2/15 or, "That Zingy Sting: A Special, Year-End Edition"

Mon, 2014-12-29 12:38

We here at West Wing Week have a word we use to describe the funny bit we put at the end of each episode, and that word is: Sting. So, for the end of the year, we thought we'd string together a little entertaining compilation of stings, for those of you who might not have made it to the very end of every single episode. Enjoy, and see you next year!

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The Year in Review: A Look Back at the Most Memorable Moments of 2014

Mon, 2014-12-29 12:31

A responsible end to the war in Afghanistan. A historic agreement to combat climate change. A strong pace of job growth that we haven't seen since the 1990s. 
Overall, 2014 has offered some great achievements for President Obama and the American people. Join the President's Chief of Staff Denis McDonough in taking a look back at this year's most memorable moments -- then share the memories with your friends and family. 

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On Christmas Day, President Obama Thanks Troops in Hawaii for Their Extraordinary Service

Sat, 2014-12-27 15:34

On Christmas Day, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama dropped in on servicemembers in Kaneohe, Hawaii to thank our troops for their "extraordinary service on behalf of our country."
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The Year in Review: The Top Ten Moments with Vice President Biden

Fri, 2014-12-26 13:08

2014 is coming to a close, and, looking back, it’s certainly been a busy year for Vice President Joe Biden -- both online and off.
So this year, we thought we’d share some of our favorite digital moments with the Vice President from 2014. From starting an official Instagram account to posting his first White House selfie with President Obama, here in no particular order are 10 of the best moments from 2014 -- and, of course, stay tuned for more to come in the new year.

1. Being Biden: The Vice President meets a powerlifter.

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The Top @WhiteHouse Tweets from 2014

Fri, 2014-12-26 11:50

With 2014 drawing to a close, we thought it'd be a good time to take a look back at the past year on @WhiteHouse.
This year, @WhiteHouse added more than 1.1 million new followers and surpassed 5.57 million overall, while continuing to serve as an important tool for the White House to engage with the American people.

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The Faces of Health Care: Susan T.

Fri, 2014-12-26 09:50

"I cried the day I was finally able to sign up for coverage. I felt like a fifty-pound weight was lifted from my shoulders."

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Weekly Address: Happy Holidays from the President and First Lady

Thu, 2014-12-25 06:00

In this week's address, the President and First Lady wished Americans a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, and thanked our brave troops for their service. Especially as our combat mission in Afghanistan comes to a responsible end in the coming days, we are reminded of all that military men, women, and families sacrifice to keep us safe.
The President and First Lady asked everyone to take some time this holiday season to visit and find out how to give back to the men and women in uniform who have given so much for all of us.

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The Faces of Health Care: Shannon K.

Wed, 2014-12-24 13:42

"I cannot begin to express the relief and decreased stress this has brought me. Know that you are doing good work and making a positive change in the world."

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U.S. Census Bureau Releases Key Statistics in Honor the Holiday Season

Wed, 2014-12-24 12:40

This festive season, or simply the holidays, is a time for gathering and celebrating with family and friends, gift giving, reflection and thanks. To commemorate this time of year, the U.S. Census Bureau presents the following holiday-related facts and figures from its collection of statistics.$24.4 billionEstimated retail sales by the nation’s department stores (including leased departments) in December 2013. This represents an estimated 40.9 percent jump from the previous month when retail sales were estimated at 17.3 billion.

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