This article is the twenty-eighth in a continuing series chronicling the unfolding history of the Obama Administration. The writer's opinions are not offered, leaving the readers to arrive at their own conclusions.
"The bill passed tonight by the Senate will extend access to health care benefits for workers who have lost their jobs, help small businesses get loans so they can grow and hire, and extend unemployment insurance benefits for millions of Americans who are looking for work. I'm grateful to the members of the Senate on both sides of the aisle who worked to end this roadblock to relief for America's working families."__Barack Obama, President of the United States, on U.S. Senate passage of the Temporary Extension Act of 2010, March 2, 2010
Day402/March1st/Monday: The President traveled to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C., where he announced new steps in his effort to improve the nation's schools at the America's Promise Alliance education event hosted by Alliance Founding Chairman General Colin Powell and his wife and Alliance Chair Alma Powell. Transcript Video Among those steps: