Businesses are getting waivers from the health reform rules that so that they won’t start dropping coverage. The idea seems to be to keep Obama’s promise that your insurance won’t change under the new law – at least until Election Day. Saw this on Cafe Hayek.
11:25 am || Tours a small business; Bladensburg, Md. 11:40 am || Delivers remarks on the monthly jobs numbers 2:05 pm || Signs the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 Live Stream of Gibbs briefing at TBD All times Eastern
The preliminary report by the Obama-appointed commission looking into the Gulf oil spill shows not just government incompetence, but possible deception. It is a scandal that should be investigated. Not only does the report say that the government was too slow to react to the spill initially and then might have based its response on political considerations, but it states that senior officials – primarily
This is really sweet. President Obama and Michelle Obama will travel to Ohio October 17 to raise money TOGETHER. With his popularity in the dumps and hers still somewhere above 50 percent, the president has decided to take the Misses along to his day job, staging an event with her in Cleveland for Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland and then moving on to a DNC fundraiser
White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs today is again convening a morning off-camera gaggle, which will be followed later by the regular on-camera briefing at 12:30. This is good news. The gaggle provides a more informal atmosphere for reporters to question the press secretary, to the benefit both the public and the White House itself. When Gibbs began yesterday’s gaggle, he pointedly stepped to the
Axelrod is mostly being humorous, but there is a good little preview of how the Obama people would attack Mitt Romney, who I think is the leading Republican presidential prospect now, though for sure he has no lock on the thing. Axelrod here cries some crocodile tears for Romney’s unfortunate decision to cease being a moderate who ran an Obamacare test run in Massachusetts and