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  • Edward M Kennedy Oral History Project
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    Edward M. Kennedy Oral History Project

    Former Senate colleagues, staff, and historians talked about senator Edward M. Kennedy’s (D-MA) legislative efforts for civil rights during his Senate career. This event took place at the…

  • Discussion on Youth Unemployment
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    Role of Corporate Engagement in Youth Employment

    Thomas Donohue talked about youth unemployment and how to provide job opportunities to young people. He was followed by a panel discussion on the role of the business community in youth workforce…

  • Presidential Leadership
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    Presidential Leadership

    Democratic members of Congress, the governor of Connecticut, and a former Obama administration adviser talked about the 2012 presidential election. They discussed President Obama’s…

  • Obama for America Youth Summit
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    Obama for America Youth Summit

    Jim Messina spoke at a Young Americans for Obama college student summit. He predicted that President Obama would be re-elected in 2012 by “building the biggest grassroots effort in political…

  • White House Daily Briefing
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    White House Daily Briefing

    Melody Barnes and Education Secretary Arne Duncan briefed reporters and announced the administration would create a waiver program that would allow states to opt out of the “No Child Left…

  • Creation of White House Rural Council
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    Creation of White House Rural Council

    Members of the newly created White House Rural Council spoke to reporters following a meeting with President Obama.

  • High School Dropout Prevention Opening Session
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    High School Dropout Prevention, Opening Session

    America’s Promise Alliance held its first summit on reducing high school dropout rates in the nation’s schools. Speakers included Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and White House Domestic Policy…

  • Paycheck Fairness Act
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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 the Senate to…

  • Task Force on Childhood Obesity
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    Task Force on Childhood Obesity

    Michelle Obama and other Obama administration officials unveiled the findings of the Childhood Obesity Task Force report. Their goal was to reduce the level of overweight children from 20%…

  • White House Summit on Community Colleges
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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 day and…

  • HIVAIDS and AfricanAmerican Men
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    HIV/AIDS and African-American Men

    HIV/AIDS experts, African-American men living with HIV or AIDS, and policy makers talked about the HIV/AIDS epidemic among African American men. Topics included to the federal and community…

  • Competitive Education
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    Competitive Education

    Melody Barnes talked about the Obama administration’s ideas for improving education. Ms. Barnes, who was bussed to school in Richmond, Virginia, in the 1970s, also discussed her…

  • HIVAIDS Strategy
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    HIV/AIDS Strategy

    White House and cabinet officials answered questions on President Obama’s National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) which was formally released at the news conference. Among the issues they…

  • Forum on Community Service
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    Forum on Community Service

    A panel of guests talked about community service at the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library on the campus of Texas A & M University. This marked the twentieth anniversary of the Points of Light…

  • White House Daily Briefing
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    White House Daily Briefing

    Robert Gibbs spoke to reporters and answered questions on a number of issues. White House economic advisers Melody Barnes and Jared Bernstein spoke at the beginning of the briefing about a…

  •  Economic Town Hall Meeting
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    Economic Town Hall Meeting

    Officials and lawmakers spoke about the state of the U.S. economy and economic recovery strategies at the local level. They focused on minority business ideas and community-based programs…

  • White House Health Care Summit Breakout Session
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    White House Health Care Summit Breakout Session

    Melody Barnes and Bob Kocher moderated a session during a White House summit on health care reform. Legislators, health care professionals, and health care providers spoke about the rising…

  • White House Health Care Summit Opening
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    White House Health Care Summit Opening

    President Obama delivered opening remarks at the White House Forum on Health Reform. He said that health care reform was a fiscal imperative and reiterated his intention to press for…

  • White House Summit on Health Care
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    White House Summit on Health Care

    Melody Barnes, participating from the White House, previewed the summit on health care, which will be held at the White House later in the day.

  • Obama Economic Team Meeting
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    Obama Economic Team Meeting

    Vice President-Elect Joe Biden spoke briefly to reporters after he was briefed by Larry Summers, the nominee to be director of the National Economic Council for the Obama administration,…

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