9:50 am || Delivers remarks at the Armed Forces Farewell Tribute in honor of Secretary Gates; The Pentagon 12:30 pm || Lunch with Biden 3:15 pm || Departs White House 4:15 pm || Arrives Philadelphia 5:35 pm || Delivers remarks at fundraiser #1; Hyatt at the Bellevue 8:30 pm || Delivers remarks at fundraiser #2; private residence 9:50 pm || Departs Philadelphia 10:50 pm || Arrives
The Obamas are headed back to Martha’s Vineyard this August for vacation. The ritzy island was also the summer destination of choice for Bill Clinton. From capecodtoday: President Barack Obama and his family will spend their summer vacation on Martha’s Vineyard again this summer. He was here last summer, and he was also here in 2009, when the weather blew rather badly. he just missed a
The Obama campaign appears to be signaling that its fundraising totals for the second quarter of the year – the first since President Obama announced for reelection – will not be as robust as the campaign would like. In an email to campaign supporters today, President Obama unmistakably sought to downplay money. We’re closing the books on the first fundraising quarter of the 2012 race
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Jewish Democrats are losing faith in President Obama, according to Ben Smith of POLITICO. The Obama administration will not move forward on a controversial proposal to have “secret shoppers” pose as patients to investigate how difficult it is for Americans to obtain primary care. The White House defended use of a room inside the building for a campaign video, saying no lines were crossed by using