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Obama Schedule || Wednesday, July 11, 2012

A rare Obama meeting with members of Congress. Clinton and Bush used to have these get togethers all the time. Noon || Meets with Treasury Secretary Geithner 2:15 pm || Meets with Democratic leaders All times Eastern Live stream of Carney briefing at 1:45 pm

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Peers Unlikely to Sanction Daily Caller WH Reporter

Daily Caller White House reporter Neil Munro’s colleagues in the White House Correspondents Association seem unlikely to punish Munro for interrupting President Obama’s speech in the Rose Garden last month with a shouted question. According to the minutes of a June 29 WHCA board meeting, released today, board members expressed “little interest in official censure or action” against Munro. Immediately following the June 29 incident,

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Obama Tax Hike Would Slam 620,000 Small Businesses

At least 620,000 small businesses would see their taxes go up if President Obama’s plan to to raise taxes on those earning more than $250,000 goes into effect, according to statistics based on the White House’s own estimates. President Obama is hoping to minimize the PR fallout from his proposal to allow the Bush tax cuts to expire for high earners, noting in remarks Monday

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Obama Campaign: “We Could Lose”

The Obama campaign sent a pleading message to supporters Monday saying President Obama’s reelection chances will be imperiled if Mitt Romney continues to swamp him in the money stakes. In an email titled “We could lose if this continues,” Obama for America Chief Operating Officer Ann Marie Habershaw noted that while Obama raised $71 million in June, he was beaten “handily” by the “whopping” $106

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