WEEKLY ADDRESS: A Comprehensive, Long-Term Deal with Iran

Originally published on this site. President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, July 17, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy) WASHINGTON, DC — In this week’s address, the President explained the comprehensive, long-term deal announced earlier this week that will […]


Restoring Hope and Closing Opportunity Gaps

Originally published on this site. Ed. note: This is cross-posted on the U.S. Department of Labor’s blog. See the original post here. No young person should have to face the future without hope and optimism. Young people should be excited to learn, to grow, to succeed and to contribute to […]


Don’t Let The GOP Disparage Our Economic Achievements

Originally published on this site. When President Obama took office, the economy was on the verge of collapse and losing 800,000 jobs per month.  By the time of the general election in 2012, the economy was creating 100,000 jobs per month and the unemployment rate dipped just below 8%.  When […]


WEEKLY ADDRESS: Have a Safe and Happy Fourth of July

Originally published on this site. President Barack Obama tapes his weekly address following remarks on the economy at the University of Wisconsin in La Crosse, Wisconsin, July 2, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) WASHINGTON, DC — In this week’s address, the President wished everyone a happy Fourth […]