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Valerie Jarrett

About Valerie Jarrett

Valerie Bowman Jarrett (born November 14, 1956 <%afu(1114)%>) is a Chicago lawyer, businesswoman, and civic leader. She is best known for her role as an advisor to Barak Obama.

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Judicial Watch Nationwide Search of State Records Reveals Massive Health Insurance Policy Cancellations Resulting From Obamacare Mandates
Judicial Watch today released state records revealing high numbers of policy cancellations as a direct result of requirements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare

Faith & Public Policy Institute Launches Moral Agenda to Eradicate Poverty
The U.S. Census Bureau utilizing the 2011 Supplemental Poverty Measure reported that 49.7 million Americans or 16% of the population (28% Hispanic, 26% Black, 17% Asian, and 14% White) now live below the poverty line, annual income of $22, 811 for a family of four as a result of the unemployment rate, house devaluations, and unprecedented foreclosures during the Great Recession

National PTA Heads to the White House
More than 150 Parent Teacher Association (PTA) leaders representing 41 states, Washington, D.C., and Department of Defense schools in Europe will head to the White House on Friday, August 10th for a day-long briefing with top Administration officials to discuss challenges facing our nation's schools and communities.

NeighborWorks(R) America and the Department of Housing and Urban Development Salute HUD-Approved Housing Counselors Who Are White House Champions of Change
NeighborWorks America, one of the largest community development corporations in the U.S. and the leading trainer of housing counselors in the country, today joined with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to honor eleven housing counselors selected by the White House as "Champions of Change

Judicial Watch Obtains Documents Revealing Cost of Barack and Michelle Obama's Failed Bid to Bring 2016 Olympics to Chicago
Judicial Watch, the organization that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it has obtained records detailing costs associated with a trip made by President and Mrs. Obama and key members of the administration to Copenhagen, Denmark, for the expressed purpose of securing the 2016 Olympics for the city of Chicago

When top Obama aides had to be 'separated' from school yard type fight
US Attorney General Eric Holder and chief presidential adviser David Axelrod had to be separated after squaring up during a furious row over attempts to impose White House operatives in the justice department, according to a new book.

Obama too lazy to make own breakfast after oversleeping
President Obama spent his first night at his private home in Chicago in over a year.

How Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey grew to despise each other
The relationship between former friends Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey, possibly the two most powerful female influences on Barack Obama's presidency, has reached a breaking point, a new book has claimed.

Robert Gibbs apologises for remarks against Michelle Obama
Robert Gibbs, the former White House press secretary, has expressed regret over his expletive laden outburst, detailed in a new book, which included him insulting Michelle Obama.

Michelle Obama's former aide claims book's allegations are exaggerated
A former top aide to First Lady Michelle Obama has refuted the suggestions made in a new book, about significant tensions between her allies in the White House and some of President Barack Obama's top political advisers.

Michelle Obama 'clashed with White House advisers'
In the much-anticipated book about the relationship between Barack Obama and his wife Michelle, the First lady has emerged as a powerful force willing to battle the President's top aides when she believed they were steering him off course.

Brad Pitt was in 'awe' of Obama during White House visit
Brad Pitt was in 'respectful awe' of Obama during the actor's 2009 visit to the Oval Office, says a new book.

Lady Gaga visits White House to talk bullying
Lady Gaga has visited the White House to discuss how to ''inspire young people'' and ''shine a spotlight'' on bullying.

White House to spend $ 37.1 million on salaries this year
The White house have been earning huge salaries. The White House administration is scheduled to pay 37.1 million dollars in salaries this year, despite the recession scare that hit US economy in 2010.

Obama's insular White House worries his allies
US President Barack Obama's executive style relies heavily on a cordon of advisors who were with him at earlier points in his career, but now there are concerns in certain quarters that with senior advisors resigning, Obama is replacing them with trusted confidants who are closer to him than the people they replaced.

Susan Sher to step down as Michelle Obama's top aide
The US first lady Michelle Obama's office has announced that chief of staff Susan Sher would head back to Chicago after January 1 next year.

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