In a new video recorded for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, first lady Michelle Obama says Democrats need to take this year’s midterms more seriously than they did either of her husband’s presidential elections. The video, her first effort on behalf of Democrats beyond a few scattered fundraisers so far, launches the DCCC’s...
Published 27 Jul 2014 12:17:29 Eastern Standard Time by POLITICO
"Rather than double-down on the top-down economics that let a fortunate few play by their own rules, let’s embrace an economic patriotism that says we rise or fall together, as one nation, and as one people." —President Obama
Watch the weekly address: http://ofa.bo/b0Nm
Posted 26 Jul 2014 11:36:48 Eastern Standard Time by Barack Obama
More than half of Americans believe that they or others are better off with Obamacare, a new poll shows. The CNN poll released Wednesday found that 18 percent of respondents said they or their family had benefited from the health care law, while an additional 35 percent said while they may not be better off, the lives of others have improved. Forty-four...
Published 25 Jul 2014 12:50:15 Eastern Standard Time by Barack Obama
President Barack Obama delivers remarks about the economy at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College in Los Angeles, California.
Published 24 Jul 2014 20:36:05 Eastern Standard Time by The White House
In an exclusive CNBC interview, President Obama took aim at tax inversions. Watch the interview here.
Published 24 Jul 2014 17:09:18 Eastern Standard Time by CNBC.com
Five years ago today was the last time the federal minimum wage was raised. #TBT #LiveTheWage
Published 24 Jul 2014 13:48:33 Eastern Standard Time by Barack Obama
Throwback to the last time Congress raised the minimum wage. The cost of living has changed over the past 5 years—but not the minimum wage.
Posted 24 Jul 2014 11:21:16 Eastern Standard Time by Organizing for Action
The Obama administration has quietly approved a substantial expansion of the terrorist watchlist system, authorizing a secret process that requires neither “concrete facts” nor “irrefutable evidence” to designate an American or foreigner as a terrorist, according to a key government document obtained by The Intercept. The “March 2013 Watchlisting Guidance,” a 166-page document issued last Read more
Published 23 Jul 2014 17:29:24 Eastern Standard Time by The Intercept
Could you live on $77 a week? http://ofa.bo/d0JI #LiveTheWage
Published 23 Jul 2014 11:27:17 Eastern Standard Time by Barack Obama
The Senate confirmed three of President Obama’s judicial nominations on Tuesday.
Published 22 Jul 2014 15:29:12 Eastern Standard Time by TheHill