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U.S. goods exports supported 7.1 million American jobs last year. The world's best products are #MadeInAmerica.
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Share the news: Total U.S. exports supported 11.3 million American jobs last year. #MadeInAmerica
11.3 million Americans wake up and go to work in jobs supported by exports. Up 1.6 million from 2009 #JobsThruExports
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U.S. exports of goods are ↑. And they supported 7.1 million jobs last year. #MadeInAmerica
13 states, DC, and cities have taken steps to #RaiseTheWage. Check out the latest example from
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"There is no denying a simple truth: America deserves a raise." —President Obama Watch → #RaiseTheWage
"Cynicism is fashionable these days, but cynicism didn’t put anybody on the moon. Cynicism never won a war, it never cured a disease, it never started a business, it never fed a young mind, it never built a road or a bridge. Cynicism is a bad choice. Hope is the better choice." —President Obama in M
"If you work full-time in America, you shouldn’t be living in poverty." —Obama: #RaiseTheWage
“Cynicism is a bad choice. Hope is a better choice." —President Obama in Milwaukee at #Laborfest2014
"There are families with health insurance who didn’t have it before. There are students in college who couldn’t afford it before." —Obama
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"America is the autoworker who thought she’d never make another car again, and now she can’t make them fast enough." —Obama #MadeInAmerica
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"I’m asking you to believe in you, because even when our politics just ain’t right, there’s a whole lot that’s right with America.” —Obama
"When the rest of the country is working to raise wages, but Republicans in Congress won’t, it ain’t right." —Obama #RaiseTheWage
"No one who works full-time should ever have to raise a family in poverty." —President Obama #RaiseTheWage #LaborDay
"I acted on my own to make sure more women have the protections they need to fight for fair pay." —Obama: #EqualPay
"I want to see the woman who’s worked for 40 years have enough to retire with dignity and respect." —President Obama #OpportunityForAll
"America is stronger because we...helped more middle-class families afford college." —Obama #CollegeOpportunity
"America is stronger because of the decisions we made to rescue our economy & rebuild it on a new foundation." —Obama
"I didn’t run for President to double down on top-down economics...I bet on America's workers." —Obama #OpportunityForAll #HappyLaborDay
"History shows that working families can get a fair shot in this country—but only if we’re willing to fight for it." —Obama #RaiseTheWage
"The 40-hour workweek, overtime pay, a minimum wage, weekends like this one—all that didn’t happen by accident." —Obama #RaiseTheWage
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"Today is a day that belongs to you—the working men & women who make America the greatest country on Earth." —President Obama #HappyLaborDay
Happening now: President Obama speaks at the Milwaukee Laborfest. Watch → #HappyLaborDay #RaiseTheWage
Watch President Obama speak at the Milwaukee Laborfest at 2:55pm ET → #HappyLaborDay #RaiseTheWage
As we celebrate #Labor Day2014, let’s honor workers in a meaningful way and #RaiseTheWage: via @courierjournal
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Presidents. Bison. And National Parks. Watch → #WestWingWeek
"States where the minimum wage has gone up...have experienced higher job growth than the states that haven’t" —Obama:
"Until we’ve got a Congress that cares about raising working folks’ wages, it’s up to the rest of us." —Obama:
Watch President Obama on why it’s time to give working families a raise → #RaiseTheWage #LaborDay
"Raising the minimum wage...would help around 28 million Americans from all walks of life." —Obama: #RaiseTheWage
"Over the past 53 months, our businesses have added nearly 10 million new jobs." —President Obama: #OpportunityForAll
"That’s the bedrock this country is built on: Hard work. Responsibility. Sacrifice." —President Obama: #RaiseTheWage
This #LaborDay, let's remember the hardworking men & women that are the backbone of our country. via @HuffingtonPost
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President Obama reads briefing materials in the Oval Office before his first meeting this morning.
FACT: In 2019, Medicare is estimated to cost $95 billion LESS than projections from 4 years ago → #ACAWorks
Excited to join the conv here where Dag left off-stay tuned for updates on all things @WhiteHouse broadcast + gloating about the Steelers
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Thanks in part to the Affordable Care Act, Medicare is projected to cost much less than previous estimates: #ACAWorks
Women entering the workforce after college earn less than men in almost every field: #EqualPay
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Here's what the gender pay gap looks like for women 4 years after graduation → #EqualPay
"Rooting out a cancer like ISIL will not be quick or easy, but I’m confident that we can, and we will." —Obama:
"Our military action in Iraq has to be part of a broader, comprehensive strategy to protect our people and to support our partners who are taking the fight to ISIL. And that starts with Iraq's leaders building on the progress that they've made so far and forming an inclusive government that will uni
President Obama on protecting our people and supporting our partners who are taking the fight to ISIL:
“In the absence of Congressional action, I’m going to do what I can to make the system work better.” —Obama on #ImmigrationReform
“ISIL has come to represent the very worst elements in the region that we have to deal with collectively.” —President Obama
"This ongoing Russian incursion into Ukraine will only bring more costs and consequences for Russia." —President Obama
"Russia is responsible for the violence in eastern Ukraine." —President Obama:
"Rooting out a cancer like ISIL will not be quick. But I’m confident we can, and we will, working closely with our allies & partners" —Obama
"We continue to be proud and grateful to our extraordinary personnel serving in this mission." —President Obama on the situation in Iraq
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"Because of our strikes, the terrorists of ISIL are losing arms and equipment." —President Obama on the situation in Iraq