Archive for July 9th, 2014

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Laugh The Day Away

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14

President Obama on the economy

For those who missed it.

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Chat on!

09
Jul
14

President’s Statement on Humanitarian Situation at Southwest Border

6:45 EDT: President Obama Makes a Statement on the Humanitarian Situation at the Southwest Border

Also at White House Live

09
Jul
14

A Tweet Or Two

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09
Jul
14

“Do Not Let Them Win By You Being Cynical”

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President Barack Obama speaks about the economy at Cheesman Park in Denver

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President Barack Obama is hugged by a child in the crowd after speaking about the economy

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The Denver Post: President Obama In Denver Touts Economic Progress

President Obama, speaking to a crowd of hand-picked guests in Denver Wednesday at Cheesman Park, touted gains made in the economy following the recession that challenged the start of his presidency. “We have come farther and recovered faster than almost any other advanced country on Earth,” the president said. Obama continued his populist message, telling guests: “I’m here for every American who works their tail off and does everything right and who believes in the American dream and asks for nothing but a decent chance in life for themselves and their families.” He said: “I’m here to say I hear you. And sometimes it’s as simple as that — that I’m listening and paying attention. … I see myself in folks, because I remember my first minimum wage job — at Baskin Robbins by the way, wearing a cap and an apron — and how a little raise would have helped.

“I think about what it was like for me to finance college and child care costs. … Your stories are ours. You’re why I ran. What I want to make sure of is, as screwed up as Washington gets, that everyone here understands that there is progress to be made and that there’s someone fighting for them.” Dooley, who dined with president on Tuesday, said she believed his message was one that harkened back to his 2008 campaign. “He talked about hope and change then,” said Dooley. “And though he inherited a bad economy it’s now changing and more opportunities are coming about. His message of raising the minimum wage helped my boss realize it was important.”

More here

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Doug Mills: President Obama runs up on stage to deliver remarks on the economy and Immigration at Cheesman Park, in Denver.

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Yup. It’s horse head guy

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Alex Dooley of Denver, who had written to President Barack Obama thanking him for talking about raising the minimum wage and her boss doing so, introduces the president before he spoke about the economy

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09
Jul
14

Denver Is For Pool

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Jul
14

President Obama Speaks on the Economy

12:20 EDT: President Obama Speaks on the Economy, Denver

Also at White House Live

09
Jul
14

Rise and Shine

On This Day: Cedar Rapids, July 10, 2012 (Photo by Christopher Dilts for Obama for America)

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Today

MDT

10:20: The President delivers remarks, Cheesman Park, Denver, Colorado

White House Live

12:20: Delivers remarks and answers questions at a DSCC event, Westin Denver Downtown

1:30: Departs Denver en route Dallas

CDT

4:15: Arrives Dallas

4:55: Meets with local elected officials and faith leaders, DalFort Fueling, Dallas

7:15: Delivers remarks and answers questions at a DCCC event, Private Residence, Dallas

8:40: Departs Dallas en route Austin

9:30: Arrives Austin

10:45: Delivers remarks and answers questions at a DNC event, Private Resident, Austin

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Thursday: In Austin, the President will attend a DNC event, and will deliver remarks on the economy, before returning to the White House.

Friday: The President will attend meetings at the White House.

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President Obama visits with people along 15th Street in downtown Denver after arriving in Colorado, July 08

President Obama fist bumps with a statue of a gorilla at Wynkoop Brewery in downtown Denver

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USA Today: Obama’s day: Denver, Dallas, Austin

President Obama has a busy travel schedule in the west on Wednesday, starting in Colorado, winding up in Texas, and talking about the economy, the congressional elections, and problems at the nation’s southern border.

The schedule includes three Democratic fundraisers in three cities: Denver, Dallas, and Austin.

Obama, who spent the night in Denver, begins the day with a speech on the economy at a park in the Mile High City.

Around lunchtime, the president headlines a fundraiser benefiting the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee.

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Instagram video here

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On This Day

Former democratic presidential nominee rivals Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton and Senator Barack Obama make their first joint appearance in New York City at a morning women’s breakfast rally at the Hilton hotel on July 10, 2008

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President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama meet with Pope Benedict XVI at the Vatican on July 10, 2009 (Photo by Pete Souza)

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Cedar Rapids, July 10, 2012 (Photo by Christopher Dilts for Obama for America)

Cedar Rapids, July 10, 2012 (Photo by Christopher Dilts for Obama for America)

Cedar Rapids, July 10, 2012 (Photo by Christopher Dilts for Obama for America)

First Lady Michelle Obama speaks at Barbara Goleman Senior High School during a campaign event on July 10, 2012 in Miami Lakes, Florida.

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President Obama chats with actress, playwright, and professor Anna Deavere Smith before awarding her the 2012 National Humanities Medal on July 10, 2013

President Obama greets author Ernest Gaines before awarding him the 2012 National Medal of Arts on July 10, 2013

First Lady Michelle Obama poses for a portrait at the White House on July 10, 2013

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MoooOOOooornin again everyone. I’m still in news-less R&S mode, hopefully things will get quieter soon and I’ll be able to resume normal-ish service. For now, if you could carry on posting links to any good stuff in the comments, that would be terrrrrrrriffic.

09
Jul
14

Early Bird Chat

@petesouza: Whistling along to “Brown Eyed Girl”, Pres Obama shoots pool w Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper in Denver

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MoooOOOooorning – Happy Wednesday!




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