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Readout of White House Event on Advancing Diversity and Opportunity in Higher Education

Today, White House Domestic Policy Advisor Neera Tanden and U.S. Department of Education Secretary Miguel Cardona hosted a livestreamed event with higher education leaders from across the nation to unveil a new Department of Education report, “Strategies for Increasing Diversity and Opportunity in Higher Education.” The report calls on states and higher education leaders to prioritize…

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Remarks by President Biden Honoring the Legacy of Senator John McCain

Remarks by US President Joe Biden Honoring the Legacy of Senator John McCain and the Work We Must Do Together to Strengthen Our Democracy – Video

THE PRESIDENT BIDEN: Thank you, thank you. Please — please, sit down. Thank you. I’m going to put a little bit more meat on that bone — that last one. (Laughter.) John and I used to travel together. When John got back from all the time in Vietnam in prison — when he was released,…

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FACT SHEET: Biden-⁠Harris Administration Hosts First-Ever White House Climate Resilience Summit and Releases National Climate Resilience Framework – Video

In conjunction with White House Summit on Building Climate Resilient Communities, Administration announces more than $500 million in additional investment for resilience Across the country, Americans are experiencing the devastating impacts of climate change. In just the first eight months of the year, there have been 23 separate billion-dollar weather and climate disasters – more than any…

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Statement from White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on U.S. – EU Summit – September 28 2023

Hits: 0 President Biden looks forward to welcoming President Charles Michel of the European Council and President Ursula von der Leyen of the European Commission to the White House on Friday, October 20, 2023 for the second U.S.- EU Summit since President Biden took office.   The leaders will review the strong cooperation between the United States and the European…

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White House: Extreme Republican Shutdown Would Risk Delays for Travelers and Force Air Traffic Controllers and TSA Officers to Work Without Getting Paid

With less than one week before the end of the fiscal year, extreme House Republicans are playing partisan games with peoples’ lives and marching our country toward a government shutdown that would have damaging impacts across the country—including risking significant delays for travelers and forcing air traffic controllers and Transportation Security Officers to work without…

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White House. Readout of National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan and Homeland Security Advisor Liz Sherwood-Randall’s Private Sector Roundtable on Lawful Pathways

National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan and Homeland Security Advisor Liz Sherwood-Randall today hosted over 70 representatives from foreign governments, private companies, civil society, and international and community organizations at the White House to discuss how we can work together to further expand lawful pathways and offer an alternative to the smugglers who prey on vulnerable…

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