Posts Tagged ‘february



19
Mar
12

rise and shine

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AP: Picking up the pace, President Barack Obama raised $45 million for his re-election bid in February, bringing his total to about $300 million for this election cycle, his campaign said Monday.

Obama stepped up fundraising efforts during the month, collecting nearly twice as much as the $23 million per month average he raised during the final three months of 2011 and more than the $29.1 million he raised in January. The money was spread among Obama’s campaign, the Democratic party and two campaign funds.

Obama’s campaign said nearly 350,000 people contributed in February and the average donation was about $59 for the entire election cycle. Nearly 98 percent of the donations were $250 or less.

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Morning everyone, I’ll be back soon with more newsie bits ;-)

24
Feb
12

welcome ‘home’ willard

United Auto Workers union member Pat Peralta holds a sign during a protest rally against Mitt Romney, who is making a campaign stop at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan, February 24

mlive.com

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You can watch Willard’s speech in the PACKED stadium here (12:0 ET)

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Watch how those 65,000 people can barely control their excitement in anticipation of Willard’s arrival:

And watch how they erupt when he appears – Mitt Mania!

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Freep.com: It won’t be hard to fit 1,200 members of the Detroit Economic Club into 65,000-seat Ford Field for today’s speech by GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney.

What will be hard is making it look like Romney isn’t speaking to a nearly empty stadium.

The Romney campaign and the Economic Club think they’ve solved the problem. The guests will be seated at one end of the playing surface, roughly between the end zone and the 30-yard line, while Romney will speak from a stage in front of them.

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Thanks for the Mitt pic Lamh!

23
Feb
12

university of miami (updated)

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The University of Miami, February 23

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Touring the Industrial Assessment Center at the University of Miami

17
Feb
12

medina elementary

…. greeting Beth Hamilton, principal of Medina Elementary School

President Obama greets school children from Medina Elementary School after attending a fundraiser

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17
Feb
12

boeing

President Obama talks with Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire after arriving at Paine Field Airport in Everett, Wash

President Barack Obama looks at the overhead compartment of a Boeing Dreamliner with Boeing employee Rick Goade while visiting a production facility a Boeing plant in Everett, Wash.




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