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24
May
13

President Obama at the United States Naval Academy

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10:0: President Obama delivers the commencement address at the United States Naval Academy

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Also live at:

White House live * CBS * NavySports.com

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MooooOOOOoorning everyone, and:

Will catch up with the news in the next post – the latest Rise & Shine, like, ever.

29
Apr
13

This and That

President Obama at the National Academy of Sciences, April 29

Text of remarks here

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Mary Foxx, grandmother of Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx, is seen seated in the East Room of the White House where President Barack Obama announced that he nominated her grandson as transportation secretary. Mary Foxx worked at the White House in the Truman Administration

Text of remarks here

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Will catch up with the news in the morning

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Wishing GoBrooklyn all the very best ahead of her operation tomorrow (Tuesday) – love from us all.

25
Feb
13

Rise and Shine

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Today:

10:45: The President and Vice President deliver remarks to the National Governors Association; The First Lady and Dr Biden also deliver remarks

12:45: Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney

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First Lady Michelle Obama announces the Best Picture Oscar to Argo live from the Diplomatic Room of the White House, Feb. 24 (Photo by Pete Souza)

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NBC: A vote on President Barack Obama’s nominee to lead the Defense Department, Supreme Court arguments about the future of a key provision of the Voting Rights Act and the expected onset of automatic spending cuts known as the “sequester” mean the nation’s capital is bracing for a politically consequential week ahead.

After a weeklong recess, Congress returns to Washington with a full agenda of business that needs handling. Topping that list is an item which lawmakers are arguably unlikely to resolve over the course of the week: the sequester, about $85 billion in automatic spending cuts set to begin taking effect on Friday, the first day of March.

….. The Senate is set to vote Tuesday on final confirmation for former Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., to become the next defense secretary….

Also this week, the Supreme Court will hear potentially consequential oral arguments challenging a section of the historic Voting Right Acts. The justices will hear a challenge to a section of the law requiring nine states with a history of racial discrimination to seek Justice Department approval for any change in their voting procedures before those changes can take effect….

More here

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Washington Post: The White House has released state-by-state reports on some of the programs and services that would be impacted under the sequestration cuts that are scheduled to go into effect on March 1. Here is their breakdown by state and program – see here

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MooOOOOooOOOOoorning! Slow getting started today, will catch up with more news later.

15
Feb
13

President Obama in Chicago

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Transcript of speech here

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25
May
12

This and That

Luz Graham-Urquilla, 4, watches President Barack Obama as he signs her drawing at the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office, May 25, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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President Barack Obama greets members of the Rolling Thunder in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, May 25, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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President Barack Obama greets people on the tarmac at Des Moines International Airport following his arrival in Des Moines, Iowa, May 24, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)




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