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Obama Schedule || Friday, June 1, 2012

9:15 am ET || Departs White House 10:45 am CT || Arrives Minneapolis, Minnesota 11:45 am CT || Tours Honeywell’s Golden Valley facility; Golden Valley, Minnesota 12:10 pm CT || Delivers remarks urging Congress to act on the “To Do List” 1:15 pm CT || Speaks at a fundraiser; Bachelor Farmer Restaurant; Minneapolis, Minnesota 1:50 pm CT || Attends a fundraiser; Bachelor Farmer Restaurant 2:25

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Obama to Hold Six Fundraisers in One Day

With Republicans steamrollering ahead with a group of well-fed Super Pacs and an increasingly successful money effort by Mitt Romney, President Obama Friday will attend six fundraisers, a possible sign of budding desperation for a campaign that is lagging far behind its initial fundraising expectations. Obama will travel to Minneapolis, where he will ensconce himself at the Bachelor Farmer Restaurant for three successive fundraising events.

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Michelle Plans a Little Fundraising Spree

First Lady Michelle Obama will be hitting the road next week to raise some money and inspire Obama campaign volunteers. No doubt an event or two with some hefty kids jumping around will be thrown in for good measure. Michelle will be in New York City Wednesday, June 6, for a fundraiser and then zip down to Philadelphia to “meet with Obama campaign volunteers,” according

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White House Suggests Flexibility on $250K Tax Threshold

The White House today suggested it may consider raising its $250,000 income level threshold for increasing tax rates, refusing to rule out acceptance of a new proposal by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to raise the level to those earning $1 million or more. While saying President Obama’s position on setting the tax increase trigger at $250,000 is “clear,” White House Press Secretary Jay Carney did

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Three New State Polls Show Peril for Obama

New polling by NBC and Marist puts President Obama and Mitt Romney in a statistical dead heat in three battleground states that Obama won in 2008 – Nevada, Iowa and Colorado. The results have to be cause for grave concern at Obama reelection headquarters in Chicago. Winning these three states are essential for Obama if he loses on other battlegrounds that will be difficult for

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Obama Gaffe Ignites Firestorm in Poland

Widespread anger erupted in Poland over President Obama’s use of the term “Polish Death Camps” to describe the Nazi concentration camps in the country, raising the possibility that Polish anger over both the remark and Obama’s failure to apologize to Poland’s leaders will percolate to Polish voters in the United States. Polish American voters, some of whom may already be unhappy with Obama over forcing

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Quote of the Day || May 31, 2012

“I think we have to be careful about trusting Iran. I mean, I know my history, and I remember things like when the Poles said the Sudetenland would be their last territorial claim in Europe.” – Barack Obama A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote

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