The president signed a resolution to ensure that the government continued to be funded until last year’s appropriations bills are passed.
Obama flew to Columbus, Ohio, with Attorney General Eric Holder, to address the graduation ceremonies of the Columbus Police Division’s 114th class. The justice department plans to it offer $2 billion in grants from the recovery act to put more police officers on the streets.
The labor department announced 651,000 job losses for February. (Photo source: White House)