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    Michelle Obama at Working Families Summit

    First lady Michelle Obama discussed the challenges she faced as a working mother and the importance of employers putting their employee’s families first with Robin Roberts. She…

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    White House Working Families Summit, Part 5

    Mika Brzezinski moderated a panel discussion about the obstacles for women in the workforce. Panelists talked their career paths and about overcoming obstacles. “Career Ladders…

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    White House Working Families Summit, Part 4

    Maria Shriver talked about the work of her organization, A Woman’s Nation, and the results of an examination they did with the Center for American Progress on the economic state of…

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    President Obama at Working Families Summit

    President Obama talked about creating 21st century workplace by urging business to adopt family-friendly policies such as paid maternity and paternity leave and flexibility for working…

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    White House Working Families Summit, Part 3

    Claire Shipman and Katty Kay moderated a panel discussion on the case for businesses to enact more family-friendly policies. “A 21st Century Economy that Works for Business ”…

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    White House Working Families Summit, Part 2

    After remarks by Christina Hendricks and Kay Thompson, panelists talked about the balance of work and family and the importance of family-friendly workplaces for both men and women. …

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    White House Working Families Summit, Part 1

    In the opening session of the White House Summit on Working Families, Vice President Joe Biden urged corporate executives to create family-friendly policies saying the return was…

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    Voting Rights and Southern Demographics

    Politicians and civil rights organizations leaders talked about the demographic and political changes in the South in the 50 years since civil rights activists travelled to Mississippi in…

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    Pay Discrimination Against Women

    Betsey Stevenson made opening remarks at a discussion on pay discrimination in the workplace. She outlined President Obama’s two executive orders he signed earlier in the day to…

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    Senator Bob Casey on the Future of Afghanistan

    Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) talked about Afghanistan, and the changing U.S. role as American troops were scheduled to withdraw from the country later in 2014. He spoke about the importance of…

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    Climate Change and the Obama Administration

    Nancy Sutley talked about the Obama administration’s record on climate change and conservation, and its policy agenda moving forward. This was Ms. Sutley’s final day…

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    President Obama on Jobs and the Economy

    President Obama talked about jobs and the economy, focusing on income inequality, increasing the minimum wage, and the benefits of the Affordable Care Act. This Center for American…

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    U.S.-China Clean Air and Climate Cooperation

    EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy talked about the Obama administration’s strategy on U.S.-China cooperation toward the environment and climate pollution. She also highlighted…

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    Secretary of State John Kerry Remarks

    Secretary of State John Kerry talked about the effects of the government shutdown and overall political dysfunction on the U.S.' standing in the world. He said that the world’s…

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    Former Vice President Al Gore Remarks

    Former Vice President Al Gore spoke about climate change and ways to move the progressive view forward. He called the XL Pipeline an “atrocity” and a threat to the…

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    Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Remarks

    Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) talked about the importance of women on the U.S. economy. She argued for an increase in the federal minimum wage, universal pre-K education, and…

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    Governor Martin O'Malley Remarks

    Governor Martin O’Malley (D-MD) talked about Maryland and credited the state’s thriving economy to inclusion, promoting women and minority-owned businesses, and marriage…

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    Governor Jerry Brown Remarks

    Governor Jerry Brown (D-CA) talked about California’s economy, his state’s approach to immigration, and the health care exchanges. He responded to questions about topics…

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    Treasury Secretary Lew Remarks

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew spoke about the U.S. economy, the impact of automatic spending cuts, and the need for Congress to pass immigration legislation and a Farm Bill. This was part of…

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    Hillary Clinton at Center for American Progress 10th Anniversary

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave the keynote address at an event honoring the 10th anniversary of the Center for American Progress. She talked about the history of the…

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