11:30 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 12:05 pm || Tapes an interview with “The Michael Smerconish Show” 2:00 pm || Travels to the Democratic National Committee headquarters; Washington 5:00 pm || Interviewed by Sway Calloway of MTV 5:40 pm || Tapes an interview with April Ryan of the American Urban Radio Networks All times Eastern
That’s it. Game over. Four electoral votes for Obama. I wonder if the Romney people know. From the White House: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 25, 2012 GUIDANCE ON UPCOMING SCHEDULE FOR DR. JILL BIDEN Friday, October 26th, 2012 Dr. Jill Biden will deliver remarks at open press campaign events in Concord, Berlin, Conway and Laconia, New Hampshire. I’m just wondering, what if nobody shows up?
President Obama reached a new plateau in his plan to diminish the presidency, apparently referring to his opponent, Gov. Mitt Romney, as a “bullshitter.” From Mike Allen’s “Playbook” this morning in Politico: FIRST LOOK – Rolling Stone cover, “Obama and the Road Ahead: The Rolling Stone Interview,” by Douglas Brinkley: “We arrived at the Oval Office for our 45-minute interview … on the morning of
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney today said that while President Obama would “welcome” a move by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to stay on in a second Obama term, the White House didn’t know she was considering doing so. From the pool report of the Carney’s gaggle: Carney repeated Potus remarks from the Jay Leno show praising Secretary Clinton and saying he would be
A new poll by Scott Rasmussen gives Gov. Mitt Romney the title as overall winner of the three debates. The survey found that 49 percent think Romney won compared to 41 percent who said President Obama did. Apparently, despite Obama’s victory – according to the polls, not according to me – in the third debate, voters remember the first encounter, when Romney by universal agreement
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who had been unambiguous about leaving at the end of President Obama’s first term, now has opened the door to staying on if he is reelected. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Clinton suggested unnamed people are asking her to stick around. From the Journal piece: “A lot of people have talked to me about staying,” Mrs. Clinton
Former REPUBLICAN Secretary of State Colin Powell this morning endorsed President Obama for reelection, repeating the 2008 endorsement that helped give the callow candidate credibility. Incredible that the man at one point viewed as the leading potential GOP challenger to Bill Clinton in 1996 is now again supporting the most liberal Democrat ever to hold the presidency. I assume the fact that both Powell and
President Obama has not played golf in more than two and half months, an indication the White House and the Obama campaign have determined that Obama’s golf is a political liability that had to come to a temporary halt. Obama last played golf on his birthday, August 4. The 81 days that have elapsed since then easily represent the longest time he’s gone as president
Um, let me explain that. A new poll by the Associated Press shows Mitt Romney erasing President Obama’s lead among women. Romney has pulled even with Obama among women after previously trailing by 16 points. At the same time though, Obama has nearly eliminated Romney’s advantage among men. The result is a two point Romney lead, 49-47 percent, in the survey of likely voters.
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