Posts Tagged ‘milwaukee

01
Sep
14

“Cynicism Is A Bad Choice. Hope Is A Better Choice. Hope Gives Us Courage”

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President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Laborfest 2014 at Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Text of the President’s remarks here

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@petesouza: Pres Obama aboard Marine One today w Valerie Jarrett, Anita Breckenridge and Jennifer Friedman

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U.S. Representative Gwen Moore (D-WI) cheers as President Barack Obama delivers remarks

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President Obama hugs Chris Harris, Vice President of United Steel Workers Local 2-209, after being introduced at Laborfest 2014

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Pete Souza: President Obama at the Milwaukee Laborfest today

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President Barack Obama walks past a saluting Marine on the South Lawn as he returns to the White House

04
Nov
12

Rise and Shine

Milwaukee, Nov 3

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EDT

8:0: President Obama 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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NYT: This year, voting is more than just the core responsibility of citizenship; it is an act of defiance against malicious political forces determined to reduce access to democracy. Millions of ballots on Tuesday – along with those already turned in – will be cast despite the best efforts of Republican officials around the country to prevent them from playing a role in the 2012 election.

Even now, many Republicans are assembling teams to intimidate voters at polling places, to demand photo ID where none is required, and to cast doubt on voting machines or counting systems whose results do not go their way. The good news is that the assault on voting will not affect the election nearly as much as some had hoped. Courts have either rejected or postponed many of the worst laws. Predictions that up to five million people might be disenfranchised turned out to be unfounded.

But a great deal of damage has already been done….

Public outcry, with support from the courts, may eventually remove these threats to democracy. For now, those who contribute to a heavy turnout on Tuesday will send a message that Americans reject any underhanded effort to place political gain above a franchise for which people have given their lives.

Full editorial here

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Heading to New Hampshire, Nov 4

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I hate linking to Huffington Post, but it’s worth it for the ‘Open Letter to President Obama’ that accompanies this amazing photo – see here (Thank you DesertFlower)

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03
Nov
12

Heads Up: President Obama in Milwaukee

3:0 CDT: President Obama delivers remarks at The Delta Center, Milwaukee

CBS * CNN * Fox6

Greatest. Dress. Ever:

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Later today:

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

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

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23
Sep
12

Rise and Shine

Milwaukee, Sept 22

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The lines:

‘Are we there yet?’

More lines:

KaavyaWriting: “See that Discovery World building in the background? The line starts half a mile away from that building, snakes in a triple bend, then wraps around the building to come out the other side and snake onward. And people are still arriving. So huge, and I’m so PROUD Obama has such strong support. Long line, continue on!”

The message:

The ‘Wow, this is like 2008 all over again’ face:

The greeting:

The smile:

The crowd:

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22
Sep
12

Milwaukee

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You can see President Obama’s speech at C-SPAN

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18,000 were there – 18,000!!!

And then there was the overflow….

@markknoller haz a sad

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Yup, a rainbow appeared :cool:

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22
Sep
12

Heads Up: President Obama in Milwaukee

6:20: President Obama delivers remarks at a rally at Henry Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee

C-SPAN * CNN * CBS 1 * CBS 2

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Next:

7:30: Michelle Obama addresses the Congressional Black Caucus

C-SPAN * cbcfalc2012




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