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  • President Obama meets with Philippine President Aquino

    Last Friday, President Barack Obama met with Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III in the Oval Office. They discussed recent updates in the South China Sea and reaffirmed many partnerships and agreements that the United States and the Philippines have worked on.

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  • A woman’s perspective

    Anh Phan writes, ''I'm a Democrat because I've always felt that lifting others up lifts me up too. My progressive values regarding social justice, women's health, and the greatness of this country are best represented by the Democratic Party.''

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President Obama hosts 19th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit
November 13, 2011
President Obama flew to his hometown of Honolulu, Hawaii, to host 20 other Asia-Pacific countries. Under his chairmanship, leaders agreed on measures to increase and expand economic growth, job creation, and trade and investment in the region.
POTUS meeting with Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus
September 27, 2011
The President met with members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) for the first time. Together, they discussed health disparities and the positive impact of the Affordable Care Act.