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    Presidential Labor Day Remarks

    President Obama visited Detroit to celebrate Labor Day with workers and their families and to discuss his bipartisan efforts to create jobs and strengthen the economy. Secretary of…

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    Social Security and Medicare Trustees Report

    The Social Security and Medicare fund trustees released their annual report on the fiscal condition of both federal programs. Trustees included Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, Health…

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    Women, Children and Poverty in America

    Tavis Smiley moderated a forum on women, children and poverty in the U.S. Speakers included CNBC’s Suze Orman, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, Pulitzer Prize winning author Sheryl…

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    Labor Secretary Solis on Employment and Job Creation

    U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis was interviewed by National Press Club President Mark Hamrick about the employment situation and job creation in the U.S. Topics included infrastructure…

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    Changing Roles of Women in Society

    The Center for American Progress held a discussion on “The Shriver Report: A Woman’s Nation Changes Everything.” The report focuses on the changing roles of women in both…

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    White House Summit on Community Colleges

    Officials spoke about college degree programs, worker retraining, and graduation rates at a White House summit on community colleges. They summarized discussions from earlier in the…

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    Distracted Driving Summit, Opening Remarks

    Secretaries LaHood and Solis spoke at a distracted driving summit on efforts at the national, state and local level to reduce potentially dangerous behaviors such as talking on cell phones…

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    Workplace Flexibility Conference

    First lady Michelle Obama delivered opening remarks at a White House conference on workplace flexibility.
    Labor leaders, CEOs, small business owners, and policy experts shared their ideas…

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    Social Security and Medicare Trustees Report

    Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who serve on the Board of Trustees of the Social Security and Medicare trust funds, released a new…

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    Labor Issues

    Union leaders participated in a forum on jobs and labor issues. Among the topics addressed were collective bargaining, the state of the economy, and job creation. Labor Secretary…

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    Opportunities for the Latino Community, Panel 1

    Labor Secretary Hilda Solis and White House Domestic Policy Council Director Cecilia Munoz talked about the economy, job opportunities, and the Latino community. 

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    National Museum of the American Latino

    Members of a commission formed to investigate the possibility of creating a museum honoring Latino culture in America spoke about their efforts with reporters outside the Capitol.

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    Paycheck Fairness Act

    The President’s Middle Class Task Force and Council on Women and Girls talked about the Paycheck Fairness Act, which sought wage equality for women. President Obama was urging…

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    Social Security and Medicare Trustees Report

    The Social Security and Medicare fund trustees released their annual report on the fiscal condition of both federal programs. Trustees included Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, Health…

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    JFK Status of Women Report

    Hilda Solis, Anita Hill, and Sandra Fluke were interviewed by Eleanor Clift about the 50th anniversary of the JFK Status of Women Report. Each talked about her personal experiences,…

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    White House Jobs Summit Opening

    President Obama delivered opening remarks at a White House forum on jobs and economic growth. He called for specific policy ideas from those in attendance and warned that resources for…

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    Democratic National Committee Winter Meeting

    Democratic Party leaders spoke at a meeting of the Democratic National Committee about the party’s agenda and preparations for the 2012 elections.

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    Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis on the Labor Movement

    Labor Secretary Hilda Solis spoke about challenges facing the labor movement. She talked about the exploitation of workers, and what she called the “attacks” by certain…

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    Public Safety and Education

    Senate Democratic leaders, Vice President Biden, fire fighters, police officers, and teachers held a news conference an rally to call for national investment in public safety and…

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    Tribal Nation Conference - Education, Health and Labor

    President Obama hosted the White House Tribal Nations Conference. The conference included leaders from the 564 federally recognized tribes. Cabinet secretaries spoke to…

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