“What drives me as a grandson, a son, a father, as an American, is to make sure that every striving, hardworking, optimistic kid in America has the same incredible chance that this country gave me.” —President Obama
Listen to behind-the-scenes accounts of President Obama’s response to the financial crisis—and the progress we’ve made over the last 5 years. Learn more at WH.gov/five-years-later.
President Obama’s got a plan to build a better foundation for middle class homeownership. Check out the infographic: http://at.wh.gov/nEPqt
Chart(s) of the day: The housing market is coming back, but there’s still more to do. That’s why President Obama has a plan to help responsible homeowners and those who want to own their own homes: http://at.wh.gov/nEDQi
No one who works full-time should have to live in poverty. It’s time to raise the minimum wage.
Your daily wonk: Despite claims to the contrary, Obamacare hasn’t constrained growth in hiring or work hours. It’s actually slowing the growth of health care costs for consumers and creating new incentives for providers to raise the quality of care — both of which help the economy.
It’s time to make this country work for working Americans again.
8 years ago, then-Senator Obama went to Knox College and laid out his economic vision that says America is strongest when everyone has a shot at opportunity. On Wednesday, President Obama returns to kick off a series of speeches on rebuilding an economy that puts the middle class—and those fighting to join it—front and center.