Barack Obama

White House Summit on Working Families — What You Need to Know

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In the first-ever Summit on Working Families, President Obama came forward as an advocate for working parents, vowing to make working conditions in the United States more conducive to raising kids. "When members of our workforce are forced to choose between a job and their family, something's wrong," the President said in an read more

A Three-Year-Old’s View of Voting

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I was all set to take my 6- and 3-year-old sons with me to vote today. What a great way to set an example! Let them see democracy in action! Then my husband, who had headed to the polls on his way to work, texted me to say he was still in line and had... read more

Did President Obama Give Jay-Z Dad-to-Dad Advice?

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Um, yeah. He did. In an interview with Cleveland's z107.9, (which started off politically focused but somehow veered off course), when asked, "What does the POTUS talk to Jay-Z and Beyonce about?" the President answered: "We talk about the same things I talk about with all my friends. We talk about kids. They just had... read more

Presidential Election 2012 — a Mom’s Guide

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Still unsure who you’ll vote for on November 6? Learn where Barack Obama and Mitt Romney stand on issues that matter to moms. EMPLOYMENT President Barack Obama stands for better pay for all, and equal pay for women. In 2008, he set a goal to increase the federal minimum wage from $7.25 per hour to... read more