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Date Title Officials Location
Sept. 30, 2014 President Obama Signs Implementing Legislation for the Hague Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance John Kerry Washington, DC
Sept. 30, 2014 HUD Awards $112 Million to Protect Children and Families from Dangerous Lead and Other Home Hazards Julián Castro Washington, DC
June 14, 2014 Weekly Address: The President Wishes America's Dads a Happy Father's Day Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
June 13, 2014 Nation's Public Housing Authorities Join HUD's Father's Day Initiative Shaun Donovan Washington, DC
May 29, 2014 HUD Marks National Foster Care Month with New Report on Housing Challenges Faced by Youth Aging Out of Foster Care Shaun Donovan Washington, DC
May 27, 2014 Huffington Post - The Most Important Family Value Thomas Perez Washington, DC
Feb. 27, 2014 Remarks by the President on "My Brother's Keeper" Initiative Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Nov. 1, 2013 Video Remarks on National Adoption Month John Kerry Washington, DC
Oct. 30, 2013 Opening Remarks at National Work and Family Month Event John Kerry Washington, DC
Sept. 20, 2013 U.S. Department of Education Awards $14 Million to Special Education Parent Technical Assistance Centers Arne Duncan Unknown
Aug. 29, 2013 All Legal Same-Sex Marriages Will Be Recognized for Federal Tax Purposes Jacob Lew Washington, DC
June 15, 2013 Weekly Address: Celebrating Father's Day Weekend Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
June 13, 2013 Housing Authorities to Connect Fathers and Children Who Live in Public Housing Shaun Donovan Washington, DC
March 15, 2013 Remarks of Secretary Tom Vilsack at the Maine Medical Center Thomas Vilsack Portland, ME
March 14, 2013 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Outlines USDA Efforts to Raise a Healthier Generation of Americans; Affirms Need for Generational Change Thomas Vilsack Portland, ME
March 13, 2013 Attorney General Eric Holder Speaks at the Domestic Violence Homicide Prevention Initiative Announcement Eric Holder Rockville, MD
March 8, 2013 Sixth Anniversary of the Disappearance of Robert Levinson John Kerry Washington, DC
March 5, 2013 Education Department Releases New School-Level Graduation Rate Data to Better Inform Parents, District Leaders Arne Duncan Unknown
March 1, 2013 Smart Investments in Early Learning Arne Duncan Takoma Park, MD
Feb. 28, 2013 U.S. Department of Education Asks School Leaders to Initiate New Efforts to Reduce Gender-Based Violence Arne Duncan Unknown
Oct. 17, 2012 Remarks by the President at a Campaign Event in Mt. Vernon, IA Pres. Barack Obama Mt. Vernon, IA
Aug. 1, 2012 Homelessness: Murray, Franken, Kerry Introduce New Legislation to Help Homeless Families Access Child Care John Kerry Washington, DC
June 27, 2012 Remarks by the President at a Picnic for Members of Congress Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
June 22, 2012 Kerry, Lugar Bill Would Help Prevent Corrupt, Fraudulent Adoptions Abroad John Kerry Washington, DC
June 14, 2012 Housing Authorities Across U.S. Gearing Up for Father's Day Shaun Donovan Washington, DC
June 13, 2012 Remarks by the President at Kenny's BBQ Smokehouse Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
April 12, 2012 Remarks by Vice President Joe Biden on Tax Fairness at a Campaign Event Joseph Biden Exeter, NH
Oct. 14, 2011 Attorney General Eric Holder Speaks at the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention National Conference Eric Holder National Harbor, MD
June 29, 2011 Remarks by the President at Reception Observing LGBT Pride Month Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
June 28, 2011 Statement by President Obama on Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey's Retirement Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
April 5, 2011 Attorney General Eric Holder Commends City Officials, Leaders for Their Plans to Prevent Youth Violence Eric Holder Washington, DC
March 11, 2011 U.S. Department of Education Issues Guidance on Public School Attendance Policies and Children of Military Families Arne Duncan Unknown
March 10, 2011 Co-Sponsoring Legislation to Protect LGBT Students from Violence, Bullying John Kerry Washington, DC
March 3, 2011 Tax Cut Legislation Will Reduce Poverty and Reward Work John Kerry Washington, DC
Feb. 23, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, Speaking of the House - Litigation Involving the Defense of Marriage Act Eric Holder Washington, DC
Oct. 25, 2010 Statement by the President on National Work and Family Month Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Sept. 29, 2010 Republicans Block Kerry, Durbin, Casey Bill to Save Jobs for Working Families John Kerry Washington, DC
Sept. 14, 2010 As 5000 New Americans Earn Citizenship in Fenway Park, Kerry Proposes Immigration Law to Protect Children, Families John Kerry Washington, DC
June 21, 2010 Remarks by the President at a Father's Day Event Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
June 21, 2010 Letter to President Colom John Kerry Washington, DC
June 14, 2010 Kerry: Haitian Orphans Deserve Same Legal Protections Given To Most International Adoptees John Kerry Boston, MA
May 17, 2010 USDA Announces New Judges and Partner for the Apps for Healthy Kids Competition Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Jan. 25, 2010 Remarks by the President and Vice President at Middle Class Task Force Meeting Joseph Biden Unknown
Jan. 25, 2010 Remarks by the President and Vice President at Middle Class Task Force Meeting Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Jan. 19, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State John Kerry Washington, DC
Dec. 21, 2009 Remarks by the President at the Boys and Girls Club Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Sept. 10, 2009 Remembering Senator Edward M. Kennedy John Kerry Washington, DC
Sept. 1, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State John Kerry Washington, DC
June 19, 2009 Remarks By The President At Young Men's Barbecue Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
June 19, 2009 Remarks By The President At Fatherhood Town Hall Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
June 11, 2009 Statement by the President on the Senate's Passage of the Family Smoking and Tobacco Control Act Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
June 2, 2009 Prepared Remarks of Attorney General Eric Holder Via Video to the National Summit on the Intersection of Domestic Violence and Child Maltreatment Eric Holder Washington, DC
April 9, 2009 Kennedy, Kerry Announce $1.9 Million for Emergency Food and Shelter in Massachusetts John Kerry Boston, MA
April 8, 2009 Remarks by Vice President Joe Biden Joseph Biden Fort Bragg, NC
Jan. 30, 2009 Press Release: Vice President Biden Announces Middle Class Task Force Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Jan. 30, 2009 Press Release: Vice President Biden Announces Middle Class Task Force Joseph Biden Washington, DC
Jan. 14, 2009 Statement from President-Elect Obama Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Jan. 7, 2009 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions John Kerry Washington, DC
Dec. 21, 2008 Obama Transition Team Announces White House Task Force on Working Families Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Dec. 21, 2008 Obama Transition Team Announces White House Task Force on Working Families Joseph Biden Washington, DC
Nov. 3, 2008 CNN Politics - Transcript: Obama's Grandmother Dies After Battle with Cancer Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Nov. 3, 2008 CBS "Early Show" - Transcript Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Sept. 15, 2008 Statement of Senator Barack Obama on the Consumer Product Safety Commission's Announcement of Tougher Lead Standards Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Aug. 12, 2008 BIDEN Honored for Making a Difference for Working Families Joseph Biden Washington, DC
Aug. 4, 2008 Bay Windows - 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' in the Crosshairs John Kerry Unknown
June 25, 2008 Kerry, Snowe Urge Relief for New Englanders from Home Heating Oil Costs John Kerry Washington, DC
June 23, 2008 Statement of Senator Barack Obama on the Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act of 2008 Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
June 15, 2008 Remarks of Senator Barack Obama: Apostolic Church of God Pres. Barack Obama Chicago, IL
June 15, 2008 Chicago Tribune - Obama in Father's Day Sermon Reminds Dads That Parenting Doesn't End at Conception Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
April 9, 2008 Statement of Senator Barack Obama on the President Signing the Second Chance Act into Law Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
March 6, 2008 Obama and Cardin Applaud Passage of Amendment to Standardize Information about Recalled Products Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Dec. 6, 2007 Senator Clinton Joins Kennedy, Maloney in Fighting for Workplace Flexibility for Families Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Dec. 6, 2007 Kennedy, Maloney Fight for Workplace Flexibility for Families Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Nov. 13, 2007 AP - Obama Trades Stories of Family Pres. Barack Obama Walpole, NH
Nov. 9, 2007 AP - Obama Wants More Help for Families Pres. Barack Obama Des Moines, IA
Oct. 22, 2007 Obama Statement on the Appointment of Dr. Susan Orr as Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Population Affairs at HHS Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Aug. 9, 2007 Forbes - Obama Argues for Civil Unions for Gays Pres. Barack Obama Los Angeles, CA
July 18, 2007 Kerry Praises Interns Who Grew Up In Foster Care, Highlights Need For Foster Children To Have Permanent Families John Kerry Washington, DC
June 15, 2007 Spartanburg Herald-Journal - Obama Hits Campaign Issues In Spartanburg Visit Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
June 15, 2007 Spartanburg Herald-Journal - Family Issues Will Be Focus During Obama's Visit To Upstate Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
May 23, 2007 Kerry Amendment Protects Children, Families Caught In Immigration Raids John Kerry Washington, DC
March 20, 2007 Healthy Families Act John Kerry Washington, DC
March 12, 2007 Kerry: I doubt ICE Has Any Real Idea About Who It's Detaining John Kerry Boston, MA
Feb. 16, 2007 Hagel Introduces Bill to Aid Charles Hagel Washiington, DC
Jan. 25, 2007 Remarks by Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) to the Families USA 2007 Conference; Topic: Health Care Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
July 25, 2006 Child Custody Protection Act - Continued Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
June 29, 2006 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
April 25, 2006 Statements On Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions John Kerry Washington, DC
Jan. 31, 2006 The State - Listening to Bush as a Parent Joseph Biden Columbia, SC
July 29, 2005 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
June 20, 2005 Obama 's Church Sermon to Black Dads: Grow Up Pres. Barack Obama Chicago, IL
June 7, 2005 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions Joseph Biden Washington, DC
Sept. 30, 2004 National Domestic Violence Awareness Month Joseph Biden Washington DC
Sept. 23, 2004 Statement by John Kerry on Yesterday's Passage of Rep. Jim Davis's Amendment John Kerry West Palm Beach, FL
July 25, 2004 NBC "Meet the Press" Transcript Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
July 14, 2004 Federal Marriage Amendment - Motion to Proceed Charles Hagel Washington DC
March 10, 2004 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions Joseph Biden Washington, DC
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Protecting Children and Families John Kerry Unknown
Issue Position: Children and Families John Kerry Unknown
Issue Position: Urban Policy Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
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