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Obama Schedule || Thursday, April 5, 2012

Noon || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 12:30 pm || Lunch with Biden 2:10 pm || Signs the Jumpstart our Business Startups (JOBS) Act; Rose Garden 5:00 pm || Hosts a screening of “To Kill a Mockingbird”; Family Movie Theater 5:35 pm || Attends a fundraiser; Jefferson Hotel, Washington 8:10 pm || Attends a fundraiser; Mandarin Oriental Hotel; Washington All times Eastern Live Stream of

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Obama Continues Stepping Up his Public Piety

President Obama was in full religious mode at today’s White House Easter Prayer Breakfast, lacing his remarks this year with vivid Christian imagery as he addressed clergy from around the country in the East Room. The president as of late has presented himself more openly as a Christian, adding greater amounts of religious phrasing to events like this and the lighting of the National Christmas

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Michelle Obama to Appear on Colbert Report

Michelle Obama will appear next Wednesday on the Colbert Report, the White House said today. The appearance will be part of a two-day she is taking with Dr. Jill Biden to celebrate the first anniversary of their “Joining Forces” initiative to benefit military families. Following an event Wednesday at the White House that will feature remarks by Tom Brokaw, Michelle and Dr. Biden will travel

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Hoodie Appears in the White House

A pastor who attended the Easter Prayer Breakfast at the White House today was wearing a hoodie sweater, apparently in support of Trayvon Martin, the black youth who was killed by George Zimmerman. The pastor, among many clergy in attendance at the annual East Room gathering, is not named in the press pool report from the event. Martin was wearing a hoodie when he was

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Obama Campaign Not Using Verification System

Updated 11:46 am The Obama campaign is not employing the widely used credit card address verification system to check whether the address submitted by a donor matches the address tied to the credit card, an omission that might allow supporters to use a fake identity when contributing. The practice could potentially allow donors in possession of illicitly obtained credit card numbers to exceed the campaign

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Quote of the Day || April 4, 2012

“I’m not threatening the Supreme Court. It’s just that some of them are getting a little older, see, and they’re going to need full use of their knee caps.” – Barack Obama A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote

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