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24
Jan
14

Inside The State Of The Union

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White House: President Obama works on his State of the Union in the Oval Office.

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#InsideSOTU: Tune in Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 9PM EST.

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White House: Chief Speechwriter Cody Keenan’s desk: Coffee, binders, and the latest State of the Union draft.

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White House: A look inside the Oval Office from @PeteSouza: President Obama meets with Cody Keenan and @Pfeiffer44.

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White House: Here’s the latest State of the Union draft for President Obama to review tonight.

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White House: Cody Keenan’s latest @Instagram: President Obama’s notes on the 1st draft of the State of the Union.

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White House: President Obama works on his latest #SOTU draft with his Chief Speechwriter Cody Keenan and @Rhodes44.

06
Dec
12

Rise and Shine

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Reuters: President Barack Obama takes his “fiscal-cliff” campaign to the home of a family in Northern Virginia on Thursday (1:35) to illustrate the impact of letting taxes go up on the middle class….

With about three weeks remaining before steep tax hikes and budget cuts that comprise the so-called fiscal cliff are set to begin, the White House said Obama would visit the home of a family that responded to a presidential Twitter request for real-life stories about the burden of a tax increase on the middle class.

More here

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Greg Sargent: Public opinion gives Dems all the leverage: Here’s another reason Republicans may have to accept the above way out: A new Quinnipiac poll finds that Americans are solidly on the side of Obama and Democrats in this battle. Voters say by 53-36 they trust Obama and Dems more than Republicans on the fiscal cliff mess. And by 51-43, voters say Republicans won’t make a “good faith effort” to cooperate with Obama on issues important to them.

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Twitter meltdown of the week:

Politico’s Ben White was in a monster, well, huff because he wasn’t included in Huffington Post’s ’32 Economics Journalists You Should Be Following On Twitter’ list. But, instead of being sensible and ignoring the OUTRAGEOUS snub, what does he do? Yep, he whinged about it endlessly on Twitter.

The tweet above caused a good giggle – talk about revealing your politics. But then, he does work for Politico.

More at BusinessInsider

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Random pic:

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Late start, but finally: MooooOOOoooooOOOooorning! More news later.

15
Mar
12

pure energy

Prince George’s Community College, Largo, Maryland, March 15

Pete Souza!

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President Obama shakes hands with a supporter as he exits with take-out from Texas Ribs and BBQ in Clinton, MD, where he stopped with US Senator Ben Cardin




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