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West Wing Week – and Friday’s schedule

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Friday:

EST

10:0: President Obama meets with President Giorgio Napolitano of Italy

11:10: Welcomes the 18 recipients of the 2012 Presidential Citizens Medal

12:10: Departs the White House

CT

1:10: Arrives Chicago

2:45: Delivers remarks at Hyde Park Academy

4:30: Departs Chicago

EST

8:0: Arrives West Palm Beach, Florida

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And the WH video of the Fireside Hangout:


76 Responses to “West Wing Week – and Friday’s schedule”


  1. 1 carolmaewy
    February 14, 2013 at 11:54 pm

    How are you?

  2. 2 vcprezofan2
    February 14, 2013 at 11:56 pm

    Hey, why is everything freezing up on me?

  3. February 14, 2013 at 11:57 pm

    Is this the TOD After Dark thread? Or the “I’m going to be late for Rise and Shine” post?

  4. February 15, 2013 at 12:04 am

    Wow early Friday Post. Love it Chips.

  5. 7 carolmaewy
    February 15, 2013 at 12:12 am

    This is “It is Valentines Evening” I’ll see you when I see you. :grin: It’s only 10:11 here! ;)

  6. 8 carolmaewy
    February 15, 2013 at 12:13 am

    I’m going turning in. ♥ ღ´´¯`•.¸¸. ི♥ྀ¸ღ´´¯`•.¸¸. ི♥ྀ ~ ♥

  7. 9 yardarm756
    February 15, 2013 at 12:14 am

    Are we sure this ain’t Friday? It’s awful late for the Admiral.

  8. February 15, 2013 at 12:41 am

    I would have shit my pants. Meteorite hits Russia:

  9. 20 globalcitizenlinda
    February 15, 2013 at 1:09 am

    As some of us speculated, the White House was able to document young Collin Romesha (son of the Medal of Honor winner Sergent Clint) running around the Oval Office and most importantly as was reported by PBO “sampling the apples —- until he found one which was just right” I love these clips of West Wing Week

  10. 21 anniebella
    February 15, 2013 at 5:18 am

    How long will POTUS be in West Palm Beach? I know the do nothing House will be out for ten days, I guess the Senate too.

  11. 24 globalcitizenlinda
    February 15, 2013 at 6:31 am

    local report and photos of PBO’s visit to Decatur GA

    http://www.11alive.com/news/photo-gallery.aspx?storyid=277644

  12. 27 amk for obama
    February 15, 2013 at 6:39 am

    This movement is gaining big momentum in India too.

  13. 30 globalcitizenlinda
    February 15, 2013 at 7:14 am

    the kid who is featured at the very top of the West Wing Week video has such an intense look as she watches and listens to the President. She seems to understand the magnitude of her moment to be talking one on one with PBO

  14. 33 amk for obama
    February 15, 2013 at 7:34 am

    good or bad ? with his lame support for 1% during the critical phase of defining mittbot, I am not too happy.

    • 34 99ts
      February 15, 2013 at 7:51 am

      I always thought it unlikely that an 89 year old would sign up for another 6 years. I do wonder if they don’t have a family – I’m finding life after work a delight! I wonder if someone at 89 can truly do the job required of a senator.

      I think Cory will do fine – Like most of his race, he will have to prove he is twice as good, to achieve his goals. He probably needs to study up on Elizabeth Warren, Hillary Clinton and PBO (as a senator). He can learn much from the best of his party – especially in relation to when NOT to open mouth.

      • 35 anniebella
        February 15, 2013 at 9:17 am

        I just fine it amazing how Senators and Congressmen can be around forever, but President can only serve two term.

    • February 15, 2013 at 8:03 am

      I give him the side eye but I will give him a chance to show and prove. I didn’t like the way he handled himself during critical part of campaign. Never will forget that but Dems want to give him a shot. A lot more of that shine will come off during the Senate race though. His core supporters are going to have a hard time.

      • 37 57andfemale
        February 15, 2013 at 8:22 am

        I agree. A “wait and see”. He has a lot going for him but he was a jackass at times during the campaign.

        That being said, Lautenberg is 89. I don’t know how NJ does things, but do we want Christie appointing a Senator?

    • 38 Gazelle
      February 15, 2013 at 8:25 am

      I can’t quite get into him, AMK. I’ve tried, but something always niggles my mind. So court’s in recess for him.

      Congrats for daughter unit’s fab accomplishments. Wishing her all the very best!

    • 41 hopefruit2
      February 15, 2013 at 9:31 am

      Yes, there’s something about Booker that doesn’t sit well with me. What exactly will he do as Senator – rescue trapped animals on the frozen Potomac river? Go on MTP every Sunday reinforcing talking points that benefit the 1%? Tweeting preachy & holier-than-thou quotes about every damn topic under the sun? How much time will he spend actually getting things done, rather than tweeting and/or posturing for the cameras at every opportunity?

    • 42 prettyfoot58
      February 15, 2013 at 10:45 am

      so much negativity toward Booker..yeah he made an error…and he was chastened for it…but there were many folks who thought the bain capital approach was wrong at the time (clinton to name one)…and for some perhaps this has left a bad taste in their mouth for Corey Booker…
      there was a comment made on Morning Joe by Politico that Corey Booker will not have the benefit of Sen Laudenberg’s machine…i wonder as i often do about these so-called “machines” if the model of PBOs grassroots machine has put a new face on how to win elections…when PBO decided to run for President..there all kinds of naysayers who said that he had not been around long enough…he went outside the old ways of doing things…created his own network..his own way…it remains to be seen how much Corey Booker has learned…and who will be in his corner…

  15. 43 desertflower
    February 15, 2013 at 8:03 am

    About damn time! http://news.yahoo.com/switzerland-u-sign-pact-fighting-tax-evasion-020645980–sector.html

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Advancing a U.S. crackdown on tax evasion by Americans, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Thursday that Switzerland and the United States have signed a pact to make Swiss banks disclose information about U.S. account-holders.

    The agreement is the latest in a series between the United States and other countries designed to carry out the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, or FATCA, enacted in 2010.

    The Swiss deal is the first of its kind and differs in key ways from previous pacts. It requires Swiss banks to sign up directly with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service, while giving the banks a way to avoid violating Swiss financial secrecy laws.

    FATCA requires foreign financial institutions to tell the U.S. Internal Revenue Service about Americans’ offshore accounts worth more than $50,000. FATCA was enacted after a Swiss banking scandal showed U.S. taxpayers hid millions of dollars overseas.

    Morning:))

  16. February 15, 2013 at 8:14 am

    Another video from the meteor

  17. February 15, 2013 at 8:16 am

    Russia just hit by meteorite, many people hurt-

    http://m.wsj.com/articles/a/SB10001424127887324162304578305163574597722?mg=reno64-wsj

    With video. Can’t wait to see the impact crater?

    • February 15, 2013 at 8:20 am

      Oh, it blew up in the earths atmosphere.

    • 54 theo67
      February 15, 2013 at 10:07 am

      How come in the movies, the meteors are always headed for the United States and one brave hero is able to figure out a way to block the thing?

      That said – I hope all those injured weren’t seriously injured. Very scary.

  18. 55 Gazelle
    February 15, 2013 at 8:19 am

    Good morning All! Rising & Shining! ;)

  19. 56 hopefruit2
    February 15, 2013 at 8:35 am
  20. 58 amk for obama
    February 15, 2013 at 9:01 am

    “The Republican response to President Obama’s State of the Union address was given by Senator Marco Rubio. It’s just one more example of rich white guys getting a Hispanic to do a job they don’t want to do.” –Conan O’Brien

    • 59 anniebella
      February 15, 2013 at 9:10 am

      Except Conan there was one big difference this time, usually when the rich white guy give the Hispanic a job they don’t want to do that Hispanic does a good job, this time Tuesday night the Hispanic did a lousy job.

  21. 61 amk for obama
    February 15, 2013 at 9:02 am

    “But what a night for Poland Spring water. You cannot buy that kind of product placement. At least I hope you can’t buy it, but in Washington, who knows?” –Jimmy Kimmel

  22. 63 amk for obama
    February 15, 2013 at 9:03 am

    “President Obama also gave House Speaker John Boehner a thumbs-up before the start of his State of the Union address. Or as Boehner put it, ‘Beats the finger I usually get!'” –Jimmy Fallon

  23. February 15, 2013 at 9:16 am

    Morning everyone! I’m late getting started today – honest, I wasn’t asleep, had a bit of work to do. Just putting Rise and Shine together now, will post in a bit.

    • 65 hopefruit2
      February 15, 2013 at 9:32 am

      CHIPS!!
      :) :) :) :) :)

      I’m so looking forward to Rise & Shine – thank you chica!

    • 66 99ts
      February 15, 2013 at 9:45 am

      Methinks everyone is waiting for new thread – no-one is posting – usually when I post we get a new thread – so just testing things out.

      It seems like you have lots of good things to share in rise and shine :) :) – love the clips

  24. February 15, 2013 at 9:26 am

    Good Morning, Everyone :)

  25. 68 desertflower
    February 15, 2013 at 9:26 am

    yardarm, you awake???? This is for you :) Navy Rules!!

    • 71 4morefor44
      February 15, 2013 at 10:06 am

      the perfect person to carry the FORWARD momentum of president obama. i hope she wants it. did you see the clip of her questioning bank regulators yesterday? truly an transformational leader.

  26. 73 vcprezofan2
    February 15, 2013 at 10:14 am

    Ah ha! After my 6 wake-up calls from the techny-scam people I was able to get here before Ms Chips. Woot!

    Happy Friday, EVERYONE, whether you are at the start or near the end! :lol: :lol:

  27. 75 anniebella
    February 15, 2013 at 10:28 am

    Rise and Shine :(


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