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President Barack Obama on Friday unveiled an expansion of U.S. government efforts to train military veterans for jobs in the solar power industry during a visit to Utah. Many of those workers would be veterans, administration officials said. The Department of Defense plans to have "Solar Ready Vets" programs at 10 bases across the country…

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This week, the President joined the First Lady to announce the Let Girls Learn initiative, attended a portrait unveiling ceremony for outgoing U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, and received the newest employment numbers. Find out more about the past week in our latest weekly wrap-up. 62 Million That's the number of girls worldwide that aren't…

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State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf elaborates on comments she made about potential terrorists and job opportunities on Monday's broadcast of MSNBC's Hardball. Harf said we must "go after the root causes that lead people to join these groups, whether it is lack of opportunity for jobs." Harf appeared on CNN's The Situation Room on Tuesday…

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