Valerie Jarrett Advises Women to Aim High, Reach Their Target and Reach Back

The presidential advisor says success should breed success.

Sisters Are Doing It for Themselves

Women business owners discuss entrepreneurship.
President Barack Obama\r - "By any standard, Don lived a full and meaningful life. After serving as the first African-American president of the National Council of YMCAs, and then several years in local government, Don went on to become the first African-American Congressman to represent the state of New Jersey. In Washington, he made it his mission to fight for working families, increase the minimum wage, ensure worker safety, guarantee affordable health care and improve the educational system. He was a leader in U.S.-Africa policy, making enormous contributions towards helping restore democracy and human rights across the continent.”\r(Photo: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Commentary: Sure, Blame the Black Guy

Truth is better than the fiction created by the GOP.

Obama Campaign Video Stirs Up the Opposition

The GOP says the video is a "load of you-know-what."

Allen West Says the Economic Upspring Is a Welcome Mat for a GOP President

West says the markets are anticipating a new GOP president.

Obama Talks Energy in Affluent Black Community

The president defends his energy plan.
Detroit, Michigan

Detroit Calls on Young Talent to Rejuvenate City

Detroit is searching for 30 young innovative leaders.

White House Underscores Foreign Policy

International issues overshadow talk of gas prices.

High Prices at the Pump Are Tanking Obama in the Polls

Americans are unhappy about how Obama's handling gas prices.
Washington, D.C. Has Third-Highest Income Gap - A study released Thursday by the D.C. Fiscal Policy Institute shows that the richest 5 percent of District households have an average income of $473,000, the highest among the 50 largest cities in the United States. On the other hand, the poorest households have an average income of only $9,100. (Photo: Chuck Kennedy/MCT/Landov)

Eye on Unemployment: Washington, D.C.

What local organizations are doing to close the jobless gap.