Posts Tagged ‘durham

07
Nov
16

President Obama Campaigns In Durham

20
Sep
12

Rise and Shine

(I have about three words of Spanish …. but even I get this)

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Today:

10:45: President Obama departs the White House

1:20: Arrives Miami, Fla.

2:10: Participates in a town hall hosted by Univision (Live on Facebook – and here)

5:25: Departs Miami

6:20: Arrives in Tampa

6:50: Delivers remarks at a campaign event (private residence)

9:05: Departs Tampa

11:10: Arrives Joint Base Andrews

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Cagle

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Michael Tomasky: ….. One of the things that really gets me is hearing people say things like, “I voted for Obama because I hoped he’d be able to unite the country, and he hasn’t, and I’m very disappointed by that.” ….. this is like blaming Sharon Tate for failing to make peace with Charles Manson. The Republicans operate from a mindset of wanting to crush and destroy the Democrats, and I bring this up today because the debate over the “freeloading” 47 percent is as good an exhibit as exists with which to make the case…..

….. it’s Obama’s fault that the tone in Washington hasn’t changed? It may have been idealistic and naive of him to promise it, but at least he tried, and I’ll take idealistic and naive over dishonest and cynical. It’s a sad thing to say, but the country will be united only when the liars and cynics see that their tactics no longer work.

Full post here

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Cagle

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19
Sep
12

Heads Up: Michelle Obama in Durham, N.C.

@OFA_NC: “The line to see @michelleobama is so crazy!!”

1:40: Michelle Obama speaks to grassroots supporters at a campaign event in Durham, N.C.

CBS 1 * CBS 2 * NBC17 * CNN

(Not sure if CNN will show the speech, but CBS have it listed)

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Later:

5:40: Michelle Obama speaks to grassroots supporters at a campaign event in Greenville, N.C.

26
Jun
12

Rise and Shine

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Boston.com: Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren lambasted Republican Mitt Romney as she introduced his general election opponent, President Obama, at a Boston fund-raiser.

….. Warren told a full house at Symphony Hall: “Mitt Romney tells us, in his own words, he believes corporations are people. No, Mitt, corporations are NOT people. People have hearts. They have kids. They get jobs. They get sick. They love and they cry and they dance. They live and they die. Learn the difference.”

…. “Mitt, learn this,” she added. “We don’t run this country for corporations; we run it for people.”

…. In opening her remarks, Warren paid tribute to Obama …. “He fought for you, students and seniors, homeowners and veterans, community banks and credit unions, and for everyone who plays by the rules,” she said.

“Big banks and Republicans fought tooth-and-nail against us,” she said. “They vowed this agency would never become law. And when the money poured in, when the pressure mounted against us, and when we were on the ropes, President Obama stood firm.”

“He planted his feet, he squared his shoulders, and he said, ‘We will stop the cheating, we will stop the trick and traps, and we will level the playing field for working families.’”

More here

Symphony Hall, Boston, June 25

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Fosters: How he’ll top future birthdays is a mystery after receiving birthday wishes on Monday from the president himself.

When Bob Noble, 73, and his wife, Betty, decided to stop for lunch at the University of New Hampshire Dairy Bar after listening to President Barack Obama deliver a campaign speech at Oyster River High School, they had no idea that Obama would be in the mood for ice cream.

“He came in and shook hands with everybody,” said Noble, calling the president’s company an “awesome visit.”

It was Noble’s first brush with fame or anyone notable, he said, though that wasn’t why he and his wife attended the speech.

“I didn’t go to him because he’s famous. I went to him because I think he’s doing a heck of a good job,” he explained.

Noble and his wife have two sons who attended school at UNH and who are now successful in their fields, he said. They are products of a man whose own father was an illegal immigrant from Spain in 1910, and when Noble hears other presidential candidates talk of immigration, it really hits home.

“When Romney talks about deportation it’s kind of like a knife in my heart,” he said.

With Obama, who he was thrilled to see take the time to speak with everyone who was present, Noble said, “what you see is what you get.”

More here

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9:05: President Obama departs Boston en route Atlanta

11:15: Arrives Atlanta

11:30: VP Biden delivers remarks at a campaign event in Waterloo, Iowa (live coverage)

1:25: PBO delivers remarks at a campaign event at the Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel (live coverage)

1:45: Michelle Obama delivers remarks at campaign event in Chicago

2:10: PBO attends a campaign event at the Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel (closed press)

3:15: Michelle Obama joins Illinois Governor Pat Quinn at the Illinois National Guard Armory in Chicago as he signs into law the ‘Military Family Licensing Act’.

3:35: PBO departs Atlanta en route Miami

5:10: PBO arrives in Miami

5:45: PBO attends a campaign event (private residence)

6:00: Michelle Obama delivers remarks at campaign event in Chicago

8:30: PBO delivers remarks at a campaign event at The Fillmore Miami Beach (live coverage)

9:45: Departs Miami en route Joint Base Andrews

12:10 Arrives at the White House

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Morning everyone 😉

25
Jun
12

June 25

25
Jun
12

New Hampshire

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Oyster River High School, Durham, New Hampshire

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The UNH Dairy Bar on the University of New Hampshire campus

25
Jun
12

Heads up: President Obama speaking in New Hampshire (2:05 ET)

2:05: President Obama delivers remarks at a campaign event at Oyster River High School, Durham, New Hampshire

CNN live streaming

CBS live streaming

14
Sep
11

touchdown

President Obama is greeted by North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue upon his arrival at Raleigh-Durham International Airport. At left is Durham, N.C. Mayor William (Bill) Bell

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….touring WestStar Precision Facility with owner Susan Portman

14
Jun
11

president obama addresses council on jobs & competitiveness

Durham, NC. June 13

13
Jun
11

afternoon raleigh

President Obama is greeted by North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue after arriving at Raleigh Durham International Airport

…. greeted by Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C.

…greeting wellwishers upon arrival on Air Force One at Raleigh-Durham

President Obama tours Cree, Inc, a manufacturer of energy efficient LED lighting, in Durham, North Carolina

President Obama sits next to Chairman of the council and CEO of General Electric Jeffrey Immelt as he meets with the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness after touring a North Carolina energy efficient LED light manufacturing facility




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