National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice is traveling to the United Arab Emirates and Djibouti from March 6-8. In the United Arab Emirates she is meeting with senior Emirati officials including Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed to discuss U.S.-UAE cooperation on a range of regional issues. In Djibouti, she will meet with President Guelleh to discuss our strategic partnership and visit U.S. troops at the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa at Camp Lemonnier.
February 2014 was the 48th straight month of private-sector job growth, with businesses adding 8.7 million jobs over that time. Despite a major snowstorm that hit the east coast during the reference week for the labor market surveys, the rate of job growth picked up from the December and January pace.
This week, The White House hosted its first ever White House Student Film Festival, while the President addressed the ongoing crisis in the Ukraine, presented his budget for Fiscal Year 2015, urged Congress to raise the minimum wage, and held a town hall on Latinos and the Affordable Care Act.
President Obama drops by a meeting with some of the most popular content creators on YouTube to talk about the issues that they care the most about, including education, economic opportunity, and access to quality, affordable health care.