In the history of mankind, many republics have risen, have flourished for a less or greater time, and then have fallen because their citizens lost the power of governing themselves and thereby of governing their state. TR

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Obama Schedule || Friday, January 13, 2012

10:45 am || Meets with Secretary of Treasury Geithner 1:45 pm || Attends a fundraiser; The Jefferson Hotel, Washington 3:45 pm || Meets with Secretary of State Clinton 1:45 pm || With the first lady, hosts Tuskegee Airmen along with cast and crew members of the movie Red Tails for a screening at the White House; The Family Theater All times Eastern excerpt as noted

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Obama Wants Money, Has Imaginary Sons, Etc.

There are a lot of interesting White House news out there, so I thought I’d do a kind of roundup piece for you this evening to make sure you’re aware of it. ** Obama is seeking another $1.2 trillion to keep the government from eclipsing the debt ceiling. From the Washington Post: Congress will have had 15 days to say no before the nation’s debt

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Obama Appears to Have Slept In

Well, I thought the lack of a schedule today – there’s nothing on the public notice, not even the usual classified intel briefing – meant that the president might show up somewhere in the White House for a press conferece. Often, when there’s nothing on the schedule, it’s because the staff plans to spend the morning prepping the president for questions from the press. And

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Messina Scolds Slack Obama Donors

Obama Campaign Chairman Jim Messina gave President Obama’s supporters a bit of his mind this morning, scolding them in video and email messages for failing to pony up enough cash for Obama’s reelection effort. “We have a challenge I want to talk to you about . . . that keeps coming up,” a perturbed looking Messina said in the video, which you can see below.

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Obama Fundraising Declines Again

The Obama campaign raised more than $42 million for itself and more than $24 million for the Democratic National Committee, with the total amounting to over $68 million, Obama 2012 Campaign Manager Jim Messina announced this morning. The sum is another decline for the campaign, which had raised a total of $70 million in the third quarter and $86 million in the second quarter of

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