President Obama is attending the East Asian Summit in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. While there today, he will hold also hold bilateral meetings with Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda of Japan and Premier Wen Jiabao of China. In the evening, he will depart Phnom Penh for Washington.
Attorney General Eric Holder will stay on as Attorney General for about a year, according to Fox News. Holder remains even though he is embroiled in several controversies, including the “Fast and Furious” gun running operation and his decision not to tell the White House about evidence the FBI had uncovered that former CIA Director David Petraeus was having an affair.
Did you view President Obama’s website? Well, now President Obama’s website is viewing you. That’s right, the Obama 2012 campaign site deposited “cookies” on your computer that track your movements across the web. Now, this is fairly standard stuff. The Romney website surely did the same thing, although not nearly as well. But according to a piece in today’s Wall Street Journal by L.Gordon Crovitz,
I have been making the point since the election that conservatives need to intensify their outreach and organization efforts, not water down their message. Writing for FreedomWorks, Aaron Goldenberg has offered up a compelling case study about the sorry state of Republican and Romney campaign grassroots efforts during the 2012 campaign. Goldenberg, an election lawyer in Philadelphia, was on the ground in the city on
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During his stop in Burma earlier today, President Obama repeatedly mispronounced the name of Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel laureate and former political prisoner who has led the struggle for a free and democratic Burma. From the Associated Press: As Obama stood next to the world’s most recognized democracy icon, he mispronounced her name repeatedly. Ever gracious, Suu Kyi did not correct her American guest for
President Obama today is traveling in Southeast Asia. He departed Thailand for Burma, where he spent about six hours – the first time a U.S. president has been to the country. This morning, he landed in Phnom Penh, Cambodia for a summit of Southeast Asian nations.