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White House Rolls Out "It's On Us" Campaign

[Content Note: Rape culture.]Today, President Obama officially rolled out the "It's On Us" campaign, which is part of his administration's focus on preventing sexual assault on college campuses. The President gave an introductory address...Show More Summary

Forget the national debt. The new budget threat is climate change.

Shaun Donovan gave his first speech as White House budget director Friday, and he didn't even mention that Washington obsession of recent years, the $17.8 trillion national debt. No, in the run-up to next week's United Nations climate summit in New York, the Obama administration is focused like a laser on a different threat to […]

Obama Administration Admits Obamacare Figures Inflated

During testimony before the House Oversight Committee Thursday, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services administrator Marilyn Tavenner admitted that the White House's original number of eight million Obamacare enrollments was inflated. Show More Summary

Susan Rice: Don't Expect 'Rapid or Immediate Fruit' from Syrian Rebel Training

National Security Advisor Susan Rice explained that the training process for Syrian rebels would take “many months” and that Americans should not expect “rapid or immediate fruit” from the program. Rice joined White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest at the White House Press Briefing to brief reporters on the president’s plans. Show More Summary

Rice Bolts During Intense Press Questioning Over Obama's Syrian Air Strikes

Friday during the White House press briefing, National Security Advisor Susan Rice abruptly left in the middle of a question after confusing reporters with her announcement President Barack Obama was going ahead with air strikes in Syria. Show More Summary

Jon Hamm, Questlove Join Obama’s Campaign to Combat Campus Sexual Assault

2 hours agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

In addition to destroying ISIS, the White House is committed to a battle against campus sexual assault at home. "It's On Us," a newly unveiled awareness campaign, includes celebrity spokespeople alongside President Obama and Vice President Biden to say that stopping sexual assault depends on everyone, but mostly men.At least... More »

President Poroshenko Goes to Washington

Emma Ashford Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko spoke before the U.S. Congress yesterday morning, and afterward met with President Obama at the White House. The visit was overshadowed by other major events of the week—Congress’s vote...Show More Summary

Only YOU Can Prevent College Sexual Assaults Say Obama and Biden

2 hours agoNews : Reason

More "campus rape crisis" weirdness came from the White House oday, where President Obama and Vice President Biden announced the launch of a new initiative called "It's on Us". The campaign will feature celebrity-studded public service...Show More Summary

U.S. Plans to Train Veterans to Install Solar Panels

Ahead of next week’s international climate summit at the U.N. where 100 nations will convene to discuss global warming, the White House unveiled on Thursday a new plan to train veterans to Read More The post U.S. Plans to Train Veterans to Install Solar Panels appeared first on Ecorazzi.

The White House weighs in on NFL’s domestic violence problems

2 hours agoSports : The Early Lead

ISIS, Ebola, Ukraine … the NFL? Yes, the National Football League’s issues with domestic violence have become so problematic that the White House is now weighing in. A senior administration official spoke to reporters Thursday and noted (via CBS News) “the most recent revelations of abuse by the NFL players is really deeply troubling.” The […]

White House Announces Campaign Against Campus Sexual Assault

2 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden launch the "It's On Us" campaign aimed at preventing attacks on university and college campuses.

Kevin Love Promotes ‘It’s on Us’ Campaign (VIDEO)

The White House launched “It’s on Us” Friday, a branding campaign aimed at curbing sexual assaults on college campuses across the U.S. Cleveland Cavaliers superstar forward is one of the […] The post Kevin Love Promotes ‘It’s on Us’ Campaign (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Debbie Wasserman Schultz Is An Obama Problem, Not A DNC Problem

A Politico report came out a few days ago about the Democrats and the White House turning against DNC head Debbie Wasserman Schultz. It's obvious...

White House: Factory farms are putting the public at risk — but we’re not going to do anything about it

New executive orders aimed at staving off "the next pandemic" both acknowledge and ignore livestock's contribution

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did the White House Pay Spider-Man To Be Anti-Marijuana?

Was Marvel really paid by the government for an anti-marijuana Spider-Man story? Why didn't we get a Frank Miller/Roger Stern Doctor Strange?

White House anti-assault campaign uses stars, sports to reach campuses

By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, who have long talked about the need to curb sexual assault at universities, will get some help on Friday from some people who young adults actually listen to: celebrities and athletes. Show More Summary

Obama launches campaign to address campus sex assault

President Obama says campus sexual assault is “an affront to our basic humanity.” Obama spoke Friday as the White House unveiled a new campaign to change the way people think about campus sexual assault.

Mekanism Goes All the Way to The White House to Prevent Sexual Assault

This newly released PSA created by Mekanism for a tiny, no-name client known as the United States government includes quite a few famous faces aligned behind a single cause: reducing sexual assault rates via personal responsibility. In...Show More Summary

Kerry Washington, Jon Hamm, & More Celebrities Take a Stand Against Sexual Violence (Video)

Kerry Washington, Jon Hamm and more celebrities are taking part in the White House’s PSA for the “It’s On Us” campaign against sexual violence. The overall message of the video, which also includes celebrities such as Rose Byrne, Connie Britton, Randy Jackson, and President Obama and Vice President Biden, among many others, it that it’s [...]

Jon Hamm, Other Celebs Step Up in White House PSA to Stop Sexual Assault

The White House's new campaign to stop sexual assault and rape reaches out to everyone. Celebrities including Jon Hamm, Kerry Washington, Questlove and others appear in the "It's On Us" campaign, urging others to step up to help putShow More Summary

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