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Bureau of Economic Analysis Releases Two New Data Sets to Deepen Understanding of U.S. Economy

December 01, 2015

In the past two days, the Commerce Department's Bureau of Economic  Analysis (BEA) has released two brand new sets of economic statistics that business people, entrepreneurs, policy makers, households and others can use to make more informed decisions in their professional and personal lives. 

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Rebrand Your Business, Step By Step

December 01, 2015

Is it time to rebrand your business? Different from simply freshening up your marketing materials, rebranding means changing the entire "personality" of your business. Your company might be ready...

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When is the 2016 State of the Union?

November 30, 2015

President Obama will deliver his final State of the Union address on January 12, 2016 at 9 p.m. ET. Here are a three ways you can get ready for the big speech in the meantime.

 

1. Watch the enhanced 2015 State of the Union address.

 

2. Go behind the scenes as the President works with his speechwriting team before the 2015 State of the Union address.

 

3. Brush up on your State of the Union trivia.

 

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More than 4.95 Million Records Released

November 30, 2015

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 2015. This release brings the total number of records made public by this White House to more than 4.95 million—all of which can be viewed in our Disclosures section.

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Announcing: "Mission Innovation"

November 29, 2015

President Barack Obama and President François Hollande of France hold a joint press conference in the East Room of the White House, Nov. 24, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon)

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#ShopSmall for Small Business Saturday

November 28, 2015

Today, we're celebrating Small Business Saturday -- a day to support small businesses and all they do for their communities. We’re encouraging everyone to visit a small business to do some holiday shopping.

Find out how you can participate from the Small Business Administration; share your Small Business Saturday story on social media using #SmallBizSaturday and #ShopSmall, and check out how the White House and the Obama administration are celebrating below!

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West Wing Week: 11/27/2015 or, "This Turkey is Hereby Pardoned"

November 27, 2015

Welcome to your "turkey edition" of West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue — and beyond. This week, the President wrapped up his trip to Asia — a cross-continental journey that took him to Antalya, Manila, and concluded in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He honored Medal of Freedom recipients back at the White House, and pardoned a couple of lucky turkeys before Thanksgiving. That's November 20th to November 26th or, "This Turkey is Hereby Pardoned."

Friday, November 20th

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership—Opening Global Doors for Small Businesses

November 27, 2015

Cosigned by current SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet and former SBA Administrators Karen G. Mills (2009-2013), Hector Barreto (2001-2006)...

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Wishing you a Successful Small Business Saturday

November 27, 2015

Editor's note: This blog is by Rhett Buttle, the Director of Private Sector Engagement in the Office of the Secretary at the Department of Health & Human Services. He is also...

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Weekly Address: This Thanksgiving, Recognizing the Greatness of American Generosity

November 26, 2015

In this week's address, the President wished everyone a happy Thanksgiving, and reflected on America's history of welcoming men and women seeking a safer, better future for themselves and their families. On this uniquely American holiday, he recognized the greatness of American generosity, as evidenced by people are the country who use the day to volunteer and give back to others. And he shared stories of Americans who, in that same spirit of generosity, have written letters to him expressing their willingness to open their homes to refugees fleeing the brutality of ISIL.

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