U.S. Conducts Defensive Precision Strike Against Iranian Backed Militants

U.S. Conducts Defensive Precision Strike Against Iranian Backed Militants

Washington, DC…“At President Biden’s direction, U.S. military forces earlier this evening conducted airstrikes against infrastructure utilized by Iranian-backed militant groups in eastern Syria. These strikes were authorized in response to recent attacks against American and Coalition personnel in Iraq, and to ongoing threats to those personnel. Specifically, the strikes destroyed multiple facilities located at a […]

President Biden at Signing of an Executive Order on Supply Chains

President Biden at Signing of an Executive Order on Supply Chains

Washington, DC…Good afternoon. The Vice President and I had a very productive meeting with a bipartisan group of senators and House members to address an issue of both concern to our economic security, as well as our national security: the resilience and reliability of our critical supply chains. This is a critical area where Republicans […]

Fed Chair Powell on Monetary Policy Before Senate Banking Committee

Fed Chair Powell on Monetary Policy Before Senate Banking Committee

Washington, DC…Chairman Brown, Ranking Member Toomey, and other members of the Committee, I am pleased to present the Federal Reserve’s semiannual Monetary Policy Report. At the Federal Reserve, we are strongly committed to achieving the monetary policy goals that Congress has given us: maximum employment and price stability. Since the beginning of the pandemic, we […]

Census Bureau Releases New Report on Bachelor’s Degree Attainment

Census Bureau Releases New Report on Bachelor’s Degree Attainment

Washington, DC…The U.S. Census Bureau announced the release of a new report that examines characteristics of the U.S. population with bachelor’s degrees. The report, Bachelor’s Degree Attainment in the United States: 2005 to 2019, is based on statistics from the American Community Survey (ACS). Since 2010, the ACS has published estimates based on five years of data […]

The Communist Manifesto Was First Published On This Day in 1848

The Communist Manifesto Was First Published On This Day in 1848

London, UK….On this day in 1848 the Communist Manifesto was first published by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. “Let the ruling classes tremble at a Communistic revolution. The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win. Workingmen of all countries unite!” ~ Karl Marx, The Communist Manifesto It was […]

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. on the Day of Remembrance of Japanese American Internment

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. on the Day of Remembrance of Japanese American Internment

Washington, DC…Seventy-nine years ago, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, which stripped Japanese Americans of their civil rights and led to the wrongful internment of some 120,000 Americans of Japanese descent. In one of the most shameful periods in American history, Japanese Americans were targeted and imprisoned simply because of their heritage. Families were forced […]

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