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Obama Schedule || August 16, 2010

9:15 am || Departs White House for Milwaukee 11:15 am || Arrives Milwaukee 11:50 am || Tours ZBB Corporation Manufacturing Facility; Menomonee Falls, Wisc. 12:10 pm || Delivers remarks to workers 2:25 pm || Delivers remarks at fundraiser for Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, candidate for Wisconsin governor 3:25 pm || Departs Milwaukee for Los Angeles 7:10 pm || Arrives Los Angeles 10:05 pm || Delivers

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The Obamas’ Panama City Hotel

A lot of people are interested in where the Obama’s stayed while in Panama City, Florida. Though it was hardly top secret, I wasn’t comfortable writing about it while they were there for security reasons. But now that they’re gone – they just got back to Washington – let me introduce you to the Bay Point Marriott Golf Resort & Spa. A relatively modest choice

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Obamas Get Ice Cream and Leave Panama City

The Obama’s boarded Air Force One to return from Panama City to Washington at 12:37 pm central time, an hour ahead of time. But first, a stop for ice cream. Yes, “Let Move” Michelle had some too. From the pool report: Motorcade left the Marriott resort complex at 12:03 pm central time.   People lined up along motorcade route waved and took pictures. We passed a

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Obama Morning News || August 15, 2010

‘Job is Not Finished,’ Obama Tells the Gulf . . . New York Times Obama Nationalizes Mosque Politics . . . POLITICO Speech on Mosque was Obama’s Call . . . POLITICO Cornyn: Mosque Will Be Election Issue . . . Associated Press Petraeus: Afghanistan Progress to Take Time . . . Associated Press Gibbs’ Jobs is Safe After Comments . . . New York

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The Obamas Go on a Boat Ride

Here’s a photo: The pool report from Panama City, FL: Potus’s boat, a converted 50-foot Navy Launch called the “Bay Point Lady” left the dock at 9:20 a.m. local time. Flotus and Sasha are also aboard. Bo apparently is back at the hotel. U.S. Coast Guard vessels trailing along. Potus, flotus and Sasha made their way to the bow pulpit and leaned against a metal

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