Economic Club Honors Day for Women

On March 8, 1975, the United Nations began celebrating International Women’s Day to empower new sources of innovation against disparity.

Barbara Bush is a woman who understands. She founded Global Health Corps to create a pipeline of innovative leaders for health equity at the community level worldwide.

“A passionate voice in the global fight to confront some of the most prevalent health equity issues of our time,” says the Livingston Economic Club, describing why she was chosen to kickoff their 2012 Luncheon Speaker Series on March 8.

Obama State of the Union (Word Cloud.)

Unlike in Washington's farewell, Barack Obama's "applause" is always a parenthesis.

Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release January 24, 2012

Remarks by the President in State of the Union Address
United States Capitol
Washington, D.C.

9:10 P.M. EST

THE PRESIDENT:  Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans:

Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed home some of our last troops to serve in Iraq.  Together, we offered a final, proud salute to the colors under which more than a million of our fellow citizens fought — and several thousand gave their lives.

We gather tonight knowing that this generation of heroes has made the United States safer and more respected around the world.  (Applause.)  Continue reading