Posts Tagged ‘White House’

3:30 PM TODAY: Vice President Biden and Attorney General Eric Holder to Hold Conference Call on Funding in the President’s FY 2015 Budget for Reducing Backlog of Untested Rape Kits and Assisting Prosecution of Sexual Assault Cases

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

To: Greggory w Morris
From: THE WHITE HOUSE, Office of the Vice President, March 5, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – TODAY, Wednesday, March 5th, at 3:30 PM ET, Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Eric Holder will host an on-the-record press conference call to discuss funding in the President’s FY 2015 Budget for reducing the backlog of untested rape kits and assisting prosecution of sexual assault cases.


White House Blog: Thursday, December 20

Friday, December 21st, 2012

The House Republicans’ Spending Reduction Act of 2012 Will Hurt Middle Class Families

The House Republicans introduced a bill last night, The Spending Reduction Act of 2012, that would negatively impact the American people in several ways.

I’ve been spending so much time “studying” facebook that I’ve neglected this blog. That’s all about to change even though the first few steps can be measured in picas.

I might go to the inauguration in January.


Humility: What Interning Meant to Me – White House Blog

Saturday, March 5th, 2011

Posted by Patricia Moscoso on March 03, 2011 at 05:00 PM EST

My summer as a White House intern redefined many parts of my life, but in a very literal sense, it gave me a new meaning of the word “humble.” When I applied, I was nineteen and wondering how I could possibly contribute to the work of our government. When I was chosen for an interview, I was shocked. When I was accepted, I was floored. The White House staffers who gave me the amazing news that day would teach me so much about committing to a team and never taking this opportunity for granted.

Read entire blog here.

10 Reasons America Needs the The DREAM Act

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Posted by Stephanie Valencia on December 03, 2010 at 03:13 PM EST
Stephanie Valencia is an Associate Director of the Office of Public Engagement

In the coming days, Congress will vote on the DREAM Act – a common-sense piece of legislation drafted by both Republicans and Democrats that will give young people who grew up in the United States a chance to contribute to our nation by pursuing a higher education or serving in the U.S. armed forces. It’s limited, targeted legislation that will allow only the best and brightest to earn their legal status, and applies to those brought to the United States as minors through no fault of their own by their parents, and who know no other home.

Here are 10 reasons we need the DREAM Act:


“Right-Wing Media LynchMob Gay-Baits White House – Facts Be Damned”

Sunday, October 4th, 2009


CNN Quashes Watchdog Group’s Ad Campaign

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

CNN announced on Tuesday that it would not air ads produced by the media watchdog group, Media Matters. The group’s ads pressure CNN to direct Lou Dobbs away from further questioning the legitimacy of President Barack Obama’s birth certificate.

The host’s now infamous “birther conspiracy” broadcasts struck a chord with racist paranoiacs around the country when he insisted that Obama produce his original birth certificate for the sake of what Dobbs terms “transparency.” (more…)