Posts Tagged ‘hilliard

03
Nov
12

Rise and Shine

Lima, Nov 2

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Today:

EDT

9:15: President Obama departs the White House

10:40: Arrives Mentor, Ohio

* 11:50: Delivers remarks at Mentor High School *

2:15: Departs Mentor

CDT

2:25: Arrives Milwaukee, Wisconsin

* 3:0: Delivers remarks at The Delta Center, Milwaukee *

4:20: Departs Milwaukee

5:05: Arrives Dubuque, Iowa

* 5:25: Delivers remarks at Washington Park, Dubuque *

6:50: Departs Dubuque

EDT

9:45: Arrives Bristow, Virginia

* 10:40: Delivers remarks at Jiffy Lube Live, Bristow (with Bill Clinton) *

11:35: Departs Bristow en route Washington, DC

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OFA

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Sunday:

EDT

8:0: Departs the White House

9:30: Arrives Concord, New Hampshire

10:25: Delivers remarks at Capitol Square, Concord

11:50: Departs Manchester, New Hampshire

2:50: Arrives Hollywood, Florida

3:40: Delivers remarks at McArthur High School, Hollywood

5:0: Departs Hollywood

7:10: Arrives Cincinnati, Ohio

7:55: Delivers remarks at 5th/3rd Arena, Cincinnati

9:10: Departs Cincinnati

MDT

9:50: Arrives Aurora, Colorado

10:25: Delivers remarks at Community College of Aurora at Lowry

11:30: Departs Aurora

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Monday: The President will travel to Madison, Wisconsin and Columbus, Ohio for campaign events. In the afternoon, the President and the First Lady will travel to Des Moines, Iowa for a campaign event. In the evening, they will travel to Chicago where they will remain overnight.

Tuesday: The First Family will spend Election day in Chicago.

Wednesday: The First Family will return to Washington, DC.

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NYT Editorial: …. The truth is that Mr. Obama was right when he talked about “real progress” in the economy during a campaign swing in Ohio, where the state unemployment rate has declined from 8.6 percent a year ago to 7 percent recently. Republican obstructionism has made it much harder to achieve the improvement we have seen, but it has failed in its seeming intent to ensure stagnation.

That left Mr. Romney flailing around for a response. His proclamation that the economy was at a “virtual standstill” is believable only if you adopt Mr. Romney’s denial of stark reality. A candidate who could ignore Chrysler’s announcement of 1,100 new jobs in Toledo and claim that Chrysler was moving jobs to China can just as easily see a flat line in an upward trend.

…. Republicans have been determined to keep the economy as weak as possible to hurt Mr. Obama’s campaign. The Republicans’ last-minute tactic has been a cynical one — to make it clear that they will continue obstructing Mr. Obama if he wins. That is a hollow argument for Mr. Romney. And it does not change the fact that Mr. Romney has no good ideas and Mr. Obama has plenty.

Full editorial here

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02
Nov
12

Rise and Shine – and Heads Up: President Obama in Ohio

10:20 ET: President Obama delivers remarks at Franklin County Fairgrounds in Hilliard, Ohio

C-Span * CBS * CNN

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Steve Benen: …. the figures offer good economic news for the American people, and good political news for President Obama. The U.S. economy created 171,000 jobs in October, far more than expected, while American businesses created 184,000 jobs – the best month for the private sector since February.

The overall unemployment rate ticked slightly higher, to 7.9%, but that’s the result of a positive trend – more Americans entered the workforce, which is exactly what we’d hope to see in an improving economy.

Even more encouraging, the new report revised job totals from August and September, and both were updated in a good direction, adding a combined 84,000 ….. so far in 2012 (which still has two months to go), the economy has created over 1.56 million jobs, which is already better than five of the eight years of the Bush/Cheney era.

Full post here

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Boulder, November 1 (Scout Tufankjian)

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Later:

12:15: VP Biden delivers remarks at Aldrich Middle School in Beloit, Wis.

12:55: President Obama delivers remarks at Springfield High School, Ohio

3:20: President Obama delivers remarks at Lima Senior High School in Lima, Ohio

5:00: VP Biden delivers remarks at Superior Middle School

6:40: President Obama arrives at the White House

Michelle Obama campaigns at Hampton University and Virginia State University & President Bill Clinton campaigns in Fort Myers, Palm Beach, Palm Bay, St. Petersburg and Tallahassee, Florida

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