Archive for October 2nd, 2012

02
Oct
12

‘A More Perfect Union’

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Wow, I knew the Romney backers would sink low, but I honestly didn’t expect it to be this low.

No words.

02
Oct
12

America Built That

President Obama views the Hoover Dam, Oct. 2 ( Photo by Pete Souza)

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02
Oct
12

Heads Up: Michelle Obama in Cincinnati

‘Cincinnati is fired up for @MichelleObama!’

@OFA_OH

2:0 ET (approx): Michelle Obama speaks to grassroots supporters in Cincinnati

CBS 1 * CBS 2 * WKRC

Not listed at CNN, but you never know with them

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Later:

3:30: Vice President Joe Biden speaks on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Asheville (listed by CNN)

9:25: Michelle Obama delivers remarks at a campaign event in Seattle

02
Oct
12

This, That (and the Other)

OFA

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Today:

2:0: Michelle Obama speaks to grassroots supporters in Cincinnati

9:25: Michelle Obama delivers remarks at a campaign event in Seattle

CBS have the first speech in their schedule, not sure whether the second one will be shown

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Detroit News: General Motors said its September sales rose 1.5 percent to 210,245 vehicles, marking its best September since 2008.

Chrysler Group LLC beat analyst expectations as its September sales rose 12 percent, while Ford Motor Co. sales remained flat in September compared to the same month a year ago.

GM said passenger car sales jumped 29 percent from the same month a year ago, while sales of mini, small and compacts shot up a combined 97 percent.

….. Chrysler reported its best September sales total in five years. The Auburn Hills automaker sold 142,041 vehicles last month; September also marked the 30th consecutive month that Chrysler has experienced year-over-year sales gains.

More here

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CNNMoney: American Express will refund $85 million for what government officials called deceptive practices involving about 250,000 customers.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said Monday that American Express (AXP, Fortune 500) subsidiaries illegally charged late fees, deceived customers by promising non-existent money rewards, and discriminated against new applicants over the age of 35.

“Laws were violated at all stages of the game,” said CFPB director Richard Cordray in a statement …. In addition to refunding customers, American Express will pay a $27.5 million penalty…

More here

Thanks amk

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Quinnipiac: An 18 point lead among women puts President Barack Obama ahead of Gov. Mitt Romney 49 – 45 percent among likely voters nationwide, and voters expect 54 – 28 percent that the president will win the debates, according to a Quinnipiac University national poll released today.

…. “It is very difficult to win an election when you are getting shellacked among women,” said Peter A. Brown, assistant director of Quinnipiac.

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02
Oct
12

Rise and Shine

Mooooooorning everyone – a bit of a busy bee this morning, but will catch up asap with the news. Chat away 😉




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