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Fact Sheet: Workplace Practices

All over the country, innovative ideas are being implemented in the workplace to improve the…

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Obama on the Record: Healthcare Costs

THE PRESIDENT: Hello, everybody. We just had a wonderful conversation that is a…

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16. Converge

With more than $300 million in revenues in 2008, Converge is the largest minority-owned electronics…

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15. Johnson Publishing Co.

In 1942, pioneering publisher John H. Johnson and the NEGRO DIGEST founded Johnson Publishing Co.…

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14. Harpo Inc.

From television and radio to films and print, Harpo Inc. is one of the most…

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13. Radio One Inc.

Founded by media mogul Cathy Hughes in 1980, Radio One Inc. is the nation’s largest…

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12. H.J. Russell & Co.

H.J. Russell founder Herman Russell is one of Atlanta’s most celebrated entrepreneurs. In the 1950s,…

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11. Anderson-DuBose Co.

In just one year, Anderson-DuBose Co. has moved up nine places on the BE Industrial/Service…

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10. Barden Cos. Inc.

With a career spanning 40 years, BE 100s CEO Don Barden has established successful ventures…

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9. Manna Inc.

Despite the current economic climate, fast food franchisee Manna Inc. remains one of the largest…

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8. RLJ Development L.L.C.

BET Founder Bob Johnson is the first entrepreneur to have more than three companies on…

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7. MV Transportation Inc.

As the nation’s largest private provider of paratransit services, Fairfield, California-based MV Transportation Inc. has…

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6. ZeroChaos

Orlando, Florida-based ZeroChaos is one of the largest and fastest growing minority-owned companies in the…

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5. ACT-1 Group

Rounding out the top five on the BE Industrial/Service Companies list is innovative employment agency…

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4. TAG Holdings L.L.C.

When TAG Holdings L.L.C. made its debut on the BE Industrial/Service Companies list in 2002…

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3. Bridgewater Interiors L.L.C.

For the third consecutive year, Detroit-based Bridgewater Interiors L.L.C. remains the nation’s third-largest black-owned company.…

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2. CAMAC International Corp.

When Nigerian-born entrepreneur Kase Lawal founded CAMAC International Corp. in 1986, the company traded barley,…

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1. World Wide Technology Inc.

Coming in at No. 1 on the BE Industrial/Service Companies list for the sixth consecutive…

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Obama on the Record: Reforming Healthcare System

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White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you. Thank you, everybody. Good evening. You know,…

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Weekly Address: Credit Card Reform Bill

Good morning. I want to briefly share some news about our economy, and talk about…

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Dave Bing Elected Detroit Mayor

BE 100s businessman will complete Kilpatricks term

In what Detroit newspapers called “a stunning victory” local businessman Dave Bing was elected mayor…

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Six Ways to Spur Employee Creativity

Strategies for keeping your workers productive

Times are tough, and your employees are feeling the pinch brought on by the faltering…

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Fifteen Contenders Vying for Mississippi Mayoral Seat

Jackson candidates shift blame on dilapidated streets, houses

As the poorest state capital in the country, Jackson, Mississippi is rich in mayoral candidates…

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House Passes Credit Card Bill of Rights

Votes to limit fees, interest rates

The U.S. House of Representatives today passed H.R. 637, the Credit Card Bill of Rights,…

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Obama Reflects on His First 100 Days

President discusses accomplishments, challenges

When asked at last night’s news conference what “surprised” him most about his role as…

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Obama Administration: Cabinet and Key Positions

Obama Administration: Cabinet and Key Positions

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Activist Visits High Court During Voting Rights Case

Texas company challenging provision of act

Civil rights activist Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), visited the U.S. Supreme Court today as Justices…

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Obama’s 100 Days on Front, Home Pages

After 100 days in office, President Barack Obama is receiving worldwide attention.  (Click here for…

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Sparring With New Media

HBO targets younger viewers through Web advertising

Kery Davis, senior vice president of programming at HBO Sports, is responsible for overseeing negotiations…

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Day 100

Obama, Biden and newly Democratic Sen. Arlen Specter addressed the media about the Pennyslvania senator’s…

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Jarrett Lauds Obama’s First 100 Days

Between budgets and recovery plans the Presidents focus is healing the economy

Valerie Jarrett, senior advisor to President Barack Obama spoke to African American media today about…

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Sojourner Truth Celebrated With a Bust at the Capitol

Hundreds gather to celebrate icon

Hundreds of people — mostly women, a majority of them African American — packed the…

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Sen. Arlen Specter Switching to Democratic Party

GOP lawmaker decision would boost Senate majority

Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter announced he is switching political affiliation to the Democratic Party, a…

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Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Pushes for Financial Literacy Lessons

NYSE event highlights importance of money savvy

Duncan Niederauer NYSE CEO, John Hope Bryant, vice chairman of the U.S. President’s Advisory…

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Day 99

After being confirmed by the Senate and sworn in as health and human services secretary,…

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Update: ‘Just in Case’ Specials

More companies are joining the brigade to get you to open up your wallet

If you read my earlier post on Just in Case specials you know that companies…

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Obama on the Record: Credit Cards

THE PRESIDENT: Well, I just had a constructive meeting with the heads of many…

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Day 98

The president gave assurances on swine flu, saying the flu outbreak in Mexico is a…

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White House Briefing: Swine Flu

PRESS BRIEFING ON SWINE INFLUENZA BYSECRETARY NAPOLITANO, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, JOHN BRENNAN, ASSISTANT TO…

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Day 97

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is joined by White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs during…

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Weekly Address: Promoting Fiscal Discipline

Good morning. Over the last three months, my Administration has taken aggressive action to confront…

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Day 96

In his weekly address, Obama asked Congress to pass legislation that would require members to…

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Day 95

Obama is briefed by Scott Gration, special envoy for Sudan, on his recent trip to…

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Day 94

Obama stirred controversy when he told credit card company executives that there is a lack…

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Obama Presses for Credit Card Reform

President urges card companies to adopt more consumer friendly practices

President Barack Obama met with top executives from 14 credit card companies today at the…

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Credit Card Principles

President Obama met with representatives from the credit card industry this afternoon to discuss the…

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Obama on the Record: Holocaust Rememberance

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you. Please be seated. Thank you very much. …

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Obama’s Meeting with Representatives of the Credit Card Industry

Today, the President will meet with the representatives of the credit card industry in…

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Day 93

On Earth Day, Obama made an appearance at a wind turbine manufacturing plant in Iowa…

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Earth Day Proclamation

The story of the United States is inextricably tied to our vital natural resources. As…

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Obama on the Record: Earth Day

Thank you all so much for that welcome. It’s a pleasure to be back in…

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Fact Sheet: Obama Highlights Vision for Clean Energy Economy

President Obama traveled to Newton, Iowa today to visit Trinity Structural Towers, the former Maytag…

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Day 92

The president welcomed King Abdullah of Jordan to the White House and held a press…

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Obama and King Abdullah Press Conference

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Hello, everybody. Take your time, guys. We’re going to answer…

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Day 91

At his first full cabinet meeting, Obama asked every department to try to cut $100…

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Obama on the Record: First Official Cabinet Meeting

THE PRESIDENT: Hello, guys. Good to see you. Well, I just had…

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Day 90

Before leaving the Summit of the Americas, Obama summarized discussions he held with the presidents…

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Sharpton Ordered to Pay FEC $285,000

Fine related to 2004 presidential bid

The Rev. Al Sharpton and his National Action Network were fined $285,000 by Federal Election…

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Obama on the Record: Summit of the Americas

THE PRESIDENT: Hey, guys. You guys have a seat — thanks. This is nice. This…

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The United States and the 2009 Summit of the Americas: Securing Our Citizens’ Future

On April 17-19, President Barack Obama attended the Fifth Summit of the Americas in Trinidad…

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Day 89

On his second day at the Summit of the Americas, Obama met with the Union…

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Weekly Address: Efficiency and Innovation

It’s not news to say that we are living through challenging times: The worst economic…

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Day 88

In his address at the opening ceremony for the Summit of the Americas in Trinidad…

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My Conversation with EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson

Her mission: a clean-energy future and a fertile environment for green jobs

When I traveled down to D.C., Administrator Lisa Jackson said something I’ll always remember: “You…

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Detroit Mayoral Candidates Bump Heads in Debate

Generating jobs and revenue remain focus

Detroit Mayor Ken Cockrel and businessman Dave Bing agreed on very little at their second…

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Day 87

The president traveled to Mexico City for the Summit of the Americas and held a…

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Obama on the Record: Mexico

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Good evening. Thank you very much. Let me begin by…

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Obama Promotes Tax Cuts Against Backdrop of Protests

Critics say government debt to hit wealthy pockets hard

President Barack Obama marked this year’s tax filing deadline at a White House event to…

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Day 86

On tax day, the Obama administration was greeted by tea parties organized by people who…

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Obama on the Record: Taxes

THE PRESIDENT: Good morning. I decided not to bring Bo today — because…

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Tax Relief to Working Americans

Today, on Tax Day, President Obama will meet with several working families, just like the…

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Fact Sheet: Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act

Introduction
The Administration has released the names of three Mexican organizations against which the President has…

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Day 85

In a speech at Georgetown University, Obama says that while there are glimmers of hope…

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Glimmers of Hope for Economy

Tough economic times to come

During his speech on the economy at Georgetown University, President Barack Obama said there will…

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Did Jackson Bid $5 Million to Replace Obama?

New details emerge in Illinois Senate scandal

Rep. Jessie Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) has emerged as the politician who stands to lose the…

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Obama on the Record: State of the Economy

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you so much. (Applause.) It’s good to be back.…

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Ways and Means

Congressman Rangel discusses the Age of Obama

 
 
 
Rep. Charles Rangel

I enter Congressman Charles Rangel’s suite of offices, housed on the 7th floor…

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Day 84

The president hosted the 2009 Easter Egg Roll, a White House tradition since 1878. An…

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Bernanke to Lecture at Morehouse College

Historic moment for HBCU

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will lecture and hold a forum with students at Atlanta’s…

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Obama, Biden on the Record: Infrastructure Investment

THE VICE PRESIDENT: Thank you, Mr. Secretary. Mr. President. (Applause.) I…

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Day 83

Malia and Sasha name their new puppy, a Portuguese water dog that was a gift…

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Day 82

In his weekly address, Obama discusses the many problems — and opportunities — in the…

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Weekly Address: Overcoming Global Challenges

Remarks of President Barack Obama
Weekly Address
Saturday, April 11, 2009
I speak to you today during a…

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Day 81

The Treasury Department announces that the budget deficit increased by $192.3 billion in March, and…

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Economic History Lesson

Lawrence Summers, the president�s chief economist, wants to make current crisis a footnote

I have always been fascinated by political and economic history. No matter how painful the…

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Obama on the Record: Meeting with Bernanke, Bair

THE PRESIDENT: Well, first of all, Happy Easter and Happy Passover. I’m sorry…

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Auto Suppliers Get Government Help

But will black-owned companies benefit?

Automotive suppliers employ more than 500,000 U.S. workers and manufacture most of the parts of…

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Homeowners Urged to Refinance While Rates Low

Obama Highlights Savings for Individuals, Families

President Barack Obama hailed his administration’s efforts to help homeowners avoid foreclosure during a housing…

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Day 80

Obama hosts a round-table discussion of homeownership and unveiled a plan to improve healthcare for…

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Text of Letter From Obama to Nancy Pelosi

Dear Madam Speaker:
We face a security situation in Afghanistan and Pakistan that demands urgent attention.…

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Obama on the Record: Veteran Healthcare

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you, John, for your outstanding service, and your friendship is greatly…

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Joint Virtual Lifetime Electronic Records

President Obama Announces the Creation of a Joint Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record
Taking Care of…

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Obama on the Record: Housing Refinance Roundtable

THE PRESIDENT: Well, thank you so much for taking time to join us. …

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Background on Housing Refinance Roundtable

President Obama hosted a roundtable discussion this morning in the Roosevelt Room about the impact…

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Ethics Committee Investigates Rep. Jackson in Blago Fallout

Committee questions his relationship with indicted governor

Rep. Jesse Jackson confirmed that he is the subject of an investigation by the Office…

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Sacramento Mayor Settles Federal Case

Lawsuit related to Kevin Johnson, St. HOPE Academy

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson has settled his case with the federal government related to charges…

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Green Energy, Black Jobs

Federal dollars key in creation of jobs in minority communities

President Barack Obama is not only the first black president, but the first green president,…

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Day 79

On board Air Force One, National Security Advisor General James Jones, left, and United States…

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Day 78

During an unannounced visit to Iraq, Obama told U.S. troops and Iraqi officials that it…

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Remarks to U.S. Troops in Iraq

President Barack Obama greets troops during a visit to Camp Victory in Iraq. (Source:…

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Remarks by Obama After Meeting With Gen. Odierno in Iraq

President Barack Obama greets troops during a visit to Camp Victory in Iraq. (Source:…

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Obama Makes Unannounced Visit to Iraq

President Barack Obama made an unannounced visit to Iraq — his first as president –…

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Obama on the Record: Turkey Town Hall

Tophane Cultural Center
Istanbul, Turkey
PRESIDENT OBAMA: Thank you so much. Well, it is a great pleasure…

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Day 77

During a visit to Turkey, Obama emphasizes his support for Turkey’s bid for membership in…

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Obama on the Record: Address to Turkish Parliament

Mr. Speaker, Madam Deputy Speaker, distinguished members, I am honored to speak in this chamber,…

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Obama and Gul in Ankara, Turkey

PRESIDENT GUL: (As translated.) We are very pleased to host the President of the United…

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A Random Walk Down Wall Street (With Protesters)

With the economy in terrible shape, everyone has a favorite scapegoat. For some, it's bankers and bureaucrats.

On my lunch hour last Friday, I went down to lower Manhattan’s financial district—the nerve…

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Obama’s World Tour

A presidential mission to bridge the global divide

After a week that included three international summits, a series of meetings with foreign leaders…

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Obama on the Record: Strasbourg Town Hall

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Thank you so much. (Applause.) Good afternoon. Bon après-midi. (Applause.) And guten tag.…

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Weekly Address: G-20 Action to Address Global Economic Downturn

In this new century, we live in a world that has grown smaller and more…

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Day 76

During a speech in Prague, Obama calls for a world without nuclear weapons. (Photo source:…

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Obama on the Record: Prague, Czech Republic

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Thank you so much. Thank you for this wonderful welcome. Thank you to…

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Day 75

In his weekly address, Obama discusses the breadth and depth of the global challenges the…

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Fact Sheet on NATO Summit

President Obama joined NATO leaders at the NATO Summit in Strasbourg-Kehl to celebrate sixty years…

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Detroit Mayoral Race Heats Up Amid City Council Lawsuit

Cockrel, Bing slam each other on integrity, relatability

The collapse of the auto industry isn’t the only thing making headlines in Detroit. The…

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Financial Disclosure Reports Now Available

SF 278 Executive Branch Personnel Public Financial Disclosure reports for White House officials are now…

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Obama, Sarkozy in Strasbourg, France

PRESIDENT SARKOZY: (As translated.) Ladies and gentlemen, we apologize for this delay. We have introduction…

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House, Senate Pass Budget Proposals

Alternatives offered by the CBC and others were considered before the final votes

Voting along party lines, the House and Senate approved budget resolutions, backing a $3.6-trillion spending…

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Obama News Conference at Conclusion of G-20 Summit

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Earlier today, we finished a very productive summit that will be, I…

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Day 74

At a town hall in Strasbourg, France, Obama stressed the importance of communication in maintaining…

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Day 73

The House of Representatives and the Senate pass their versions of the Obama’s FY 2010…

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Day 72

Obama and Prime Minister Gordon Brown held a joint press conference to discuss the economy,…

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Biden on the Record: Recovery Act and Rural America

THE VICE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much. The Secretary of Agriculture and I…

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Senate Holds Confirmation Hearing for SBA Chief

Mills faces rough waters at her agency

Karen Gordon Mills is sworn in at her Senate hearing. (Source: Senate)
As confirmation hearings go,…

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Obama, Brown on the Record: G-20 Summit

PRIME MINISTER BROWN: The whole of the United Kingdom welcomes President Obama and the First…

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Joint Statement by Obama and Russia’s Medvedev

Reaffirming that the era when our countries viewed each other as enemies is long over,…

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Day 71

The Obamas are in Europe to attend the G-20 Summit in the United Kingdom and…

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CBC Hosts TARP/TALF Access Summit

Members push for inclusion in contracts, program management

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke participated in a closed-door meeting yesterday with members of the…

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Day 70

After determining that General Motors had not presented a viable plan restructuring plan, Obama forced…

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Whither GM?

GM, Chrysler told to restructure -- or else

In an effort to right the flailing auto industry, President Barack Obama forced out General…

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Omaba on the Record: Auto Industry

One of the challenges we have confronted from the beginning of this administration is what…

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Black Media in the White House

President Obama's outreach is truly to all Americans

On Feb. 9, I achieved the career milestone of interviewing President Barack Obama — his…

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Obama on the Record: Omnibus Public Lands Management Act

THE PRESIDENT: Well, thank you so much, Ken, for that extraordinary introduction and for…

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Day 69

Obama’s envoy to a climate change conference in Germany pledges to “make up for lost…

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Day 68

Biden arrives in Chile for the Progressive Governance conference to discuss the upcoming Summit of…

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Biden on the Record: Progressive Governance Conference

VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN: Madam President, I should start by saying it’s humbling for a…

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Weekly Address: Midwest Floods

Even as we face an economic crisis which demands our constant focus, forces of nature…

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Day 67

Along with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Defense Secretary Robert Gates, Obama announces a…

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Carver Federal Savings Bank Turns 60

Bank to invest TARP capital for growth

While many large commercial banks cling to life or become engulfed by the specter of…

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Briefing on the New Strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan

MR. HAMMER: Good morning, everyone. We had a little change in the programming…

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Remarks by the President at the Installation of Attorney General Eric Holder

THE PRESIDENT: I am proud to be here today for the installation of my…

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Obama on the Record: New Strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan

THE PRESIDENT: Good morning. Please be seated.
Before I begin today, let…

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Day 66

Obama took his budget message directly to the people, reprising the best of his campaign…

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The Budget Battle Begins: House Committee Crafts Plan

GOP reveals 'The Republican Road to Recovery'

After a long process that began at 10:30 am on Wednesday and finished at midnight,…

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Obama Hosts Cyber Town Hall

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you so much. Well, it is great to see all…

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$3.2 Billion in Funding for Local Energy Efficiency Improvements

Block Grants to Support Jobs, Cut Energy Bills, and Increase Energy Independence

WASHINGTON – Vice President…

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Obama on the Record: Democratic National Committee Fundraiser

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you, everybody. Thank you. (Applause.) Please,…

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Day 65

Obama pays respects to recipients of the Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest military award,…

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Salesman-in-Chief

Obama launches an aggressive campaign in fight for budget

With the intense, nonstop activity that marked his political campaign, President Barack Obama is engaged…

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Women of Power

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3 Ways to Empower Yourself Outside the Office

Author and clinical therapist Terrie Williams shares three tips on professional and personal empowerment.

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Pam Grier to be Honored at Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit

Pam Grier to be honored with the Legacy Award at Black Enterprise’s 2015 Women of…

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