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Obama Schedule || Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Yet another full day of fundraising. Six events in all. 11:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 11:45 am || Departs the White House 1:20 pm || Speaks at a fundraiser; private residence, Owings Mills, Maryland 2:35 pm || Attends a fundraiser; Hyatt Regency, Baltimore, Maryland 3:45 pm || Attends a fundraiser; Hyatt Regency, Baltimore, Maryland 4:45 pm || Departs Baltimore 5:20 pm ||

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Carney to Reporters: “Do Your Jobs and Report on Context!”

White House press Secretary Jay Carney today lectured reporters how to do their jobs, suggesting they had failed to place in the proper context President’s Obama’s remarks Friday about the private sector “doing fine.” Carney was answering a question by Ben Feller of the Associated Press, not normally known as a bomb thrower. This testiness will get him nowhere with the press, which is still

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The Obama Show

Saw this sketch Saturday night on SNL. Thought you might find it amusing. Of course, the Saturday Night Live send ups of President Obama and Michelle are gentle satires compared to the vicious stuff they reserve for Republicans. Though Saturday Night has some notable conservative alumni – like Dennis Miller, Victoria Jackson and, lately, Jon Lovitz – one wouldn’t really expect this group to be

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Oversight Panel to Vote on Citing Holder for Contempt

The House Oversight Committee will vote June 20 on whether to cite Attorney General Eric Holder for contempt of Congress. Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), who has been leading the investigation into the administration’s handling of the Fast and Furious gun running operation into Mexico, issued a statement today charging Holder with withholding evidence. The Obama Administration has not asserted Executive Privilege or any other

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News Flash: Reporter Scrutinizes Obama’s Past

Yes, these things do happen. But you’ll probably see most of it coming from conservative outlets like The Daily Caller, which today is running a piece by White House reporter Neil Munro looking into President Obama’s own support for the subprime lending that nearly destroyed the economy. Obama is a standard Richard Daley Chicago Machine politician, with ample ties to some of Chicago’s shadiest characters – Tony

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Commerce Secretary Bryson Charged in Hit and Run

Updated 10:44 am ET Oops. Bumped into a couple of other cars over the weekend. Can’t leave the scene of an accident, even if you’re the Secretary of Commerce. From the Los Angeles Times: Bryson was driving a Lexus in the 400 block of South San Gabriel Boulevard shortly after 5 p.m. Saturday, when he allegedly rear-ended a Buick as it was waiting for a

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Quote of the Day || June 11, 2012

“What? He said, ‘The private sector is doing fine?’ What’s the protocol here – do I write him a thank you card?” – Mitt Romney A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote

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