President Barack Obama, seeking to stoke enthusiasm among young voters who have been his strongest supporters, is offering reassurance to college-age audiences facing a tight job market amid a sluggish economic recovery.
For all the dignitaries on the schedule at the International AIDS Conference this week in Washington, including Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates and former President Bill Clinton, it’s the absence of one that has activists talking.
Gina Raimondo was running a Rhode Island venture-capital firm in Providence when the mother of two read with alarm that a growing fiscal crisis might force cutbacks in library hours and bus service in 2009.
President Barack Obama sat for an interview on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” today, getting a friendly forum that appeals to women, one of the key constituencies that helped him win the White House in 2008.
President Barack Obama ’s budget will include $10.7 billion to build a nationwide wireless network for emergency workers and $5 billion to help Americans get mobile access to high-speed Internet service.
President Barack Obama said expanding high-speed Internet networks will help the U. S . compete economically with other countries and pledged to spend more than $15 billion on wireless systems for emergency networks and expanded access to mobile service.
First lady Michelle Obama delivered a modern message today about the importance of women in diplomacy to invited high school girls against a traditional backdrop: a preview of the arrangements for tonight’s state dinner honoring German Chancellor Angela Merkel .