President Obama arrives at O’Hare International Airport, Chicago, Aug. 11
12:45: President Obama attends a campaign event at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers (Closed press)
4:30: Attends a Gen44 reception at the Bridgeport Arts Center in Chicago (live coverage?)
6:20: Delivers remarks at a birthday party-themed fundraiser in the backyard of his home in Hyde Park
8:15: Holds a photo-reception event at the Hyde Park home of friends Marty Nesbitt and wife Anita Blanchard (print pool)
10:20: PBO delivers remarks at the Hyde Park home of Barbara Bowman, mother of Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett (print pool)
The President will remain overnight in Chicago on Sunday and on Monday will travel to Council Bluffs, Iowa, where he will begin a three-day bus tour. He will attend campaign events in Council Bluffs and Boone, and remain overnight in Des Moines. On Tuesday, he will travel to Oskaloosa, Marshalltown, and Waterloo, Iowa for campaign events. He will remain overnight in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
On Wednesday, the President and First Lady will travel to Dubuque and Davenport, Iowa for campaign events. They will return to Washington, D.C. later on Wednesday.
First Lady Michelle Obama talks to staff who treated victims of the July 20 Colorado movie theater shooting at the Medical Center of Aurora, Colorado, August 11
First Lady’s schedule:
4:40 & 8:35: Delivers remarks at campaign fundraising events in Los Angeles
Appears on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” – the interview will air in the evening
4:30: Delivers remarks at a campaign fundraising event in Los Angeles
Morning everyone, chat away