11:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 11:30 am || Meets with Veterans Affairs Secretary Shinseki 12:30 pm ||Lunch with Biden 2:10 pm || Holds a Cabinet meeting 4:45 pm || Meets with Defense Secretary Panetta All times Eastern Live stream of Carney briefing at 12:30 pm
As I suspected, Obama’s recent turn toward positive, friendly sounding campaign ads is probably a reaction to polling suggesting Americans get that he’s gone Chicago on us. This is a pretty amusing video of Axelrod trying to explain why twice as many people think Obama has the more negative campaign than Mitt Romney.
The Romney campaign today smacked down Vice President Biden for attacking Mitt Romney over an alleged Romney adviser’s anonymous quote that Biden said said was “beneath a presidential campaign.” The quote, from a Daily Telegraph article that relied on several unnamed sources supposedly serving as “advisers” to Romney, said “one” of them indicated Romney’s appreciation of America’s “Anglo-Saxon heritage” would make him a better partner
The Federal Reserve is eying new steps to boost the economy, and the timing of the move could determine whether President Obama gets a badly needed boost himself. The Fed meets next week, and according to the New York Times, some officials are pressing for immediate action. With nothing significant expected to come out of Congress this year and with Europe in decline, the Fed
The Romney campaign has finally found a way to seize the initiative, using President Obama’s own gaffe about small businesses to generate a sustained attack that clearly has stoked fear in the Obama campaign. After weeks of playing defense against charges that he is a reckless corporate raider who possibly cheats on his taxes, Romney has finally found a way to reverse the momentum. The