Archive for April 6th, 2013

06
Apr
13

Chat away, west coast edition

A little night music for the night owls…

***Bob Seger***

***Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart***

***And George Benson***

Consider this your night time open thread

06
Apr
13

Chat away……Dan Pfeiffer interview

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Dan sat down for an interview and answered questions of what it is like to work as formerly the Communications Director for President Obama and now as his Chief Political Advisor

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First Ladies C-span series Schedule/Homepage

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Preview of next installment: C-span Series on First Ladies

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Each week beginning February 18th, “First Ladies: Influence and Image” will tell the stories of the women who served in the role of first lady over 44 administrations.

06
Apr
13

Misogynist!

Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan, President Obama’s Supreme Court appointments, with Justice Ruth Bader, Oct, 2010

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Surrounded by members of Congress, signing the Lilly Ledbetter Bill, Jan, 2009

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….. at a Homeland Security Council meeting with Secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius, and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

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Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President

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Hilda Solis, Secretary of Labor, 2009-2013

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Lisa Jackson, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, 2009-2013

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Janet Napolitano, Homeland Security Secretary

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Susan Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations

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Dr Regina Benjamin, Surgeon General

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06
Apr
13

Rise and Shine

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The Week Ahead:

On Monday, the President will travel to the University of Hartford where he will continue asking the American people to join him in calling on Congress to pass common-sense measures to reduce gun violence.

On Tuesday, as part of their “In Performance at the White House” series, the President and First Lady will invite music legends and contemporary major artists to the White House for a celebration of Memphis Soul music.

On Wednesday, the President deliver a statement on his budget at the White House. In the evening, the President will meet with 12 Republican Senators for dinner.

On Thursday, the President will award Chaplain (Captain) Emil J. Kapaun, U.S. Army, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry at the White House. Chaplain Kapaun will receive the Medal of Honor posthumously for his extraordinary heroism while serving with the 3d Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division during combat operations against an armed enemy at Unsan, Korea and as a prisoner of war from November 1-2, 1950. The First Lady will also attend this event. Later on Thursday, the President will host United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon for an Oval Office visit.

On Friday, The President will welcome the United States Naval Academy Football Team to the White House to present them with the 2012 Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy.

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A Toon or Two:

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06
Apr
13

For those not sleeping, chat away




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