By Jueseppi B.
A Hug from the President
President Barack Obama hugs Vice President Joe Biden following his election night remarks at a reception at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois, Nov. 6, 2012. Joining them on stage are First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)
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Small Business Administration Stands Ready to Help After Hurricane Sandy
As Small Business Administration Administrator Karen G. Mills explains, “Getting businesses and communities up and running after a disaster is our highest priority at SBA.” The Small Business Administration has resources to help you rebuild
President Obama Gets Update on Storm Relief at FEMA
Following a briefing with FEMA leaders and Cabinet officers on Saturday in Washington DC, President Obama stressed the importance of making sure all those who have been impacted by Hurricane Sandy know that help is available for them.
11:15 AM: The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
I want you to know that this wasn’t fate, and it wasn’t an accident. You made this happen.
You organized yourselves block by block. You took ownership of this campaign five and ten dollars at a time. And when it wasn’t easy, you pressed forward.
I will spend the rest of my presidency honoring your support, and doing what I can to finish what we started.
But I want you to take real pride, as I do, in how we got the chance in the first place.
Today is the clearest proof yet that, against the odds, ordinary Americans can overcome powerful interests.
There’s a lot more work to do.
But for right now: Thank you.
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