Robinson: “The basis of democracy is the willingness to assume well about other people.” j.mp/1hAoUmm
Can't miss this! @POTUS
talks books on Soundings from @nybooks
"There’s all this goodness and decency and common sense on the ground, and somehow it gets translated into rigid, dogmatic, often mean-spirited politics. And some of it has to do with all the filters that stand between ordinary people who are busy and running around trying to look after their kids a
interviewed renowned novelist Marilynne Robinson.
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Highlights, outtakes from Obama's 60 Minutes interview cbsn.ws/1K2Z3dn
Celebrate #DayOfTheGirl with a @Spotify playlist from the First Lady by clicking the link in the bio. go.wh.gov/FLOTUSplaylist #62MillionGirls
President Obama's trade deal includes the strongest environmental standards of any trade agreement in history. #TPP
FACT: Jobs supported by American exports pay up to 18% more on average than other jobs → go.wh.gov/aFz8dP
RT if you agree: It's time to help our businesses sell more American products → go.wh.gov/aFz8dP #TPP
More exports = more U.S. jobs.
Let's help our businesses sell more American products → go.wh.gov/aFz8dP #TPP
1 in 8 women in America develop breast cancer.
We lit the White House pink in their honor. #BreastCancerAwareness
1 in 8 women in America develop breast cancer in their lifetimes. We lit the White House pink to raise awareness in their honor as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
We lit the @WhiteHouse
pink tonight to commemorate Breast
Cancer Awareness Month.
, we’re lighting the anchors pink at the @VP
’s residence at the Naval Observatory.
“We need to make two years of college as free and universal as high school is today.” —@POTUS #FreeCommunityCollege
“The deficits are down by two-thirds.” —@POTUS
: go.wh.gov/CHCI #CHCI
"We’ve covered another 17 million Americans—including 4 million Hispanics." —@POTUS #ACAWorks #CHCI
"Our businesses have created jobs for a record 67 months in a row—more than 13 million new jobs" —@POTUS #CHCI
“When I took office, the unemployment rate was on its way to 10%. Today, it’s 5.1%.” —@POTUS #CHCI
Terrence Wise is a 36-year-old, 2nd-generation fast-food worker. He’s been in the industry for nearly two decades and works two jobs. He makes only $8 per hour.
His fiancé is a home health care worker. She’s been in the industry for 12 years. She makes just $10 per hour.
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Which women from our nation's history inspire you? Share their stories & they could be on #thenew10
For too long our inaction has made us complicit in these murders. We will not be silent any longer #stopgunviolence
“We raise three little girls in Kansas City, Missouri. We work hard every day, but the wages are so low we skip meals. We’ve been homeless while I’m working two jobs. And, I barely get to see my daughters. Things didn’t improve until I joined the fast food workers across America to stand up and buil
Terrence worked two decades & makes just $8/hr.
Every hardworking American should earn enough to support a family.