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Obama Schedule || Friday, November 2, 2012

10:20 am || Delivers remarks at a canpaign rally; Franklin County Fairgrounds, Hilliard, Ohio 12:55 pm || Delivers remarks at a campaign rally; Springfield High School, Springfield, Ohio 2:10 pm || Departs Springfield 2:40 pm || Arrives Lima, Ohio 3:20 pm || Delivers remarks at a campaign rally; Lima Senior High School, Lima, Ohio 5:10 pm || Departs Lima 6:40 pm || Arrives White House

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Jill Biden to Hold Five Events in Pennsylvania

Dr. Jill Biden will appear at five events in Pennsylvania Friday and Saturday, a sign the Obama campaign is officially worried about losing a state once thought to be securely in the president’s column. The latest RealClearPolitics average of polls in Virginia gives President Obama a 4.6 point edge. But that’s half what it was only a month ago, a sign Gov. Mitt Romney may

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Chris Christie Should “Give a Damn” About Election Day

“I don’t give a damn about Election Day,” New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says. Well, he damn well should. Yes, even right now. We all should, Democrats and Republicans. Especially those whose homes have been damaged or destroyed. Because whatever philosophy you hold, if you do hold a philosophy, you have to believe that Election Day 2012 will make a huge difference with respect to whether

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Biden Forgets Where He is . . . Again

Vice President Biden Wednesday forgot yet again what state he was in, citing the Cleveland Plain Dealer as “one of the major newspapers in this state.” It’s true, except he was in Florida. Biden during the campaign has repeatedly forgotten where he is. A week ago, during remarks in Ohio, Biden pronounced himself to be located in Iowa. Two months ago, he told an audience

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Obama Has Held One Formal Press Conference This Year

President Obama has held only one extended, formal press conference all year, helping him avoid the toughest questioners he could face but undermining his claim to have maintained an “openness” White House. Obama’s sole traditional press conference in 2012 was on March 6 in the White House briefing room. While he has taken questions in a few other venues, this is the only time he has

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The Obama Morning News || November 1, 2012

Obama back on the campaign trail . . . Reuters Obama endgame: Sell record, ridicule Romney . . . Washington Times  GOP sees hope in three blue states . . . Washington Post Cable warned attack would overwhelm consulate . . . Fox News  Obama leads in Iowa, NH, Wisconsin . . . Wall Street Journal  Obama campaign ad features Powell endorsement . . .

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