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The 7 best economic jokes you missed at the White House Correspondents' Dinner

Apr 29, 2013
You may have watched it, but did you catch the jokes we did?
Posted In: white house, correspondent's dinner

Boehner criticizes stoppage of White House tours

Mar 6, 2013
"I'm disappointed the White House has chosen to comply with sequestration by cutting public tours," the Speaker of the House said.
Posted In: sequester, sequestration, Boehner, white house

Mobile phone monogamy: Should unlocking your cellphone be illegal?

Feb 22, 2013
Should it be illegal to cut the tie between your cellphone and your phone company? An online petition says cellphone unlocking should get a second look.
Posted In: Cellphones, hacking, white house, Petition

White House keeps state dinner wine list a secret

Mar 13, 2012
The wine list for the state dinner this week with British Prime Minister David Cameron isn't exactly classified, but nobody's talkin' about it.
Posted In: wine, white house

White House economist speaks on stable job numbers

Mar 9, 2012
The jobless rate in the U.S. held steady at 8.3 percent and the U.S. economy added 227,000 jobs in February. Alan Krueger of the White House Council of Economic Advisers explains what still needs to be done.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, white house, Alan Kruegar

The cost of living... in the White House

Mar 2, 2012
The president lives in that big ol' D.C. mansion, where he's waited on hand and foot at the taxpayers' expense, right? Not exactly. Author Jodi Kantor says being president is plenty hard on the pocketbook.
Posted In: Obama, president, white house, pizza, frugal, expense, household, Kantor

Online privacy plan could keep your donut habit hidden

Feb 23, 2012
On the White House agenda today: a Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights. The Obama administration says we need more protection from companies that have gotten better and better at tracking us online.
Posted In: online, web privacy, white house

Alan Krueger on the January jobs numbers

Feb 3, 2012
The Labor Department reported the unemployment rate has fallen to 8.3 percent. The White House Council of Economic Advisers Chair Alan Krueger on what that means for the future of the American workforce.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, white house

White House chief of staff William Daley steps down

Jan 9, 2012
He will be replaced by Jack Lew, the director of the Office of Management and Budget.
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Online democracy

Dec 6, 2011
Sign early. Sign often. Your petition might even get read.
Posted In: white house, Petition, airplane travel