12:30 pm || Lunch with Biden 2:00 pm || Meets with Treasury Secretary Geithner 3:45 pm || Meets with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos 4:20 pm || Obama and Santos deliver statements to the press All Times Eastern Live stream of Carney briefing at 12:30 pm
President Obama got some tough questions today at THE LAST UNSCREENED TOWN HALL HE WILL EVER BE DOING. Well, who knows, but you sure ain’t gonna see many events like this once the campaign heats up. He got probing and detailed queries during an event at an technology company outside of Philadelphia. These people, unlike the generalists in the White House press corps, knew exactly
President Obama today diverged from remarks at a Philly-area “town hall” on energy to tell Republicans they need to nicen up on the budget. I do not want to see Washington politics stand in the way of America’s progress. At a time when you’re struggling to pay your bills and meet your responsibilities, the least we can do is meet our responsibilities to produce a
President Obama proposes to fight Libya without putting boots on the ground. While there’s a first time for everything, we’re not aware of Carthage having been sacked before without foot soldiers. But investigators at The People’s Cube have discovered Obama’s strategy.
Obama came bearing hope. A new beginning. Change we can believe in. He told us, “Yes we can.” Yes we can . . . what? That’s the question I’m left asking after reading about the brave budget proposal released yesterday by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.). Ryan seeks to reduce entitlement spending. And so, he has set the Republicans up for a ferocious campaign of Democratic
A parody of Obama’s campaign video has about THREE TIMES as many views on YouTube as the actual video itself. As Ben Smith notes over at POLITICO, this may be sign the political energy is circa 2010, not 2008. As of this writing, the parody has some 869,000 views, while the campaign video has about 287,000. To be fair, the parody was released Friday. But
Republicans and the White House each dug in Tuesday, as the chances for a government shutdown seemed to grow. The White House believes the budget plan by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.), which is shaves some $6 trillion from President Obama’s own budget, is the perfect political target. Meanwhile, the GOP is strongly opposing Obama’s nominee to be Office of Management and Budget deputy director because,