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Obama Schedule || Wednesday, April 6, 2011

During his appearance at a technology company near Philadelphia, Obama “will discuss his long-term plan to protect consumers against rising oil prices and decrease oil imports as well as key components of his broader energy plan to diversify all of our energy sources, ensuring a cleaner, safer, and more secure energy future,” according to the White House. As one of our observant readers pointed out,

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Obama and Boehner Fail to Reach Budget Deal

At a White House meeting today, President Obama and House Speaker Boehner failed to strike a deal on the budget, and judging by a readout released by Boehner’s offce, battle lines may be hardening. The Speaker told the president that the House will not be put in a box and forced to choose between two options that are bad for the country (accepting a bad

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Obama’s State Dinner Invite to Merkel Explained

A White House State Dinner is normally given to reward a faithful ally for previous friendship encourage them to behave just as well the future. Which makes one wonder why German Chancellor Angela Merkel is getting the nation’s foremost wine & dine treatment on June 7th. She’s done little to help our effort in Libya, even after the United States has spent blood and treasure

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White House Gets it About Right on Terry Jones

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney toed a difficult line yesterday in answering questions about Koran-burner Terry Jones, one walked less successfully by apologists for the behavior of rioters in Afghanistan who killed UN workers and others over the weekend in mindless outrage over the burning over their holy book. Carney balanced condemnation of the Koran burning with a clear statement holding those who committed

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Obama Morning News || April 5, 2011

Tonight’s the deadline to reach a deal in time to avert a government shutdown close of business Friday, but an agreement remains elusive. The White House is preparing for a possible shutdown. Former Bush aide Michael Gerson writes that President Obama has the Republicans cornered. Obama caved to Republicans and will try Khalid Shaikh Mohammed at Guantanamo. Obama opened his presidential campaign yesterday with some of

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Quote of the Day

“Mr. President, I just don’t think the campaign slogan should be ‘Let’s finish what we started.’ I mean, why scare people?” – Obama political adviser David Axelrod A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote.

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