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Obama Schedule || Tuesday, February 26, 2013

10:05 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 10:50 am || Departs White House 11:50 am || Arrives Newport News, Virginia 1:05 pm || Delivers remarks on the impact of the sequester 2:05 pm || Departs Newport News 3:05 pm || Arrives White House All times Eastern

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Obama: Love of Rich People Binds Republicans Together

Here’s what President Obama told Al Sharpton Thursday, I guess on Sharpton’s radio show. I don’t know, I don’t listen to it: My sense is that their basic view is that nothing is important enough to raise taxes on wealthy individuals or corporations, and they would prefer to see these kinds of cuts that could slow down our recovery over closing tax loopholes. And that’s

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Michelle’s Exposure is Through the Roof: Next Stop the Senate?

First Lady Michelle Obama is dramatically raising her profile, begging the question of whether she is planning to run for the Senate. In recent weeks – and especially in recent days – Mrs. Obama has been ubiquitous, and her schedule suggests she will continue to be. The timing and circumstances for Senate campaign by Mrs. Obama couldn’t be better. An Illinois Senate seat will be

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The Obama Morning News || February 25, 2013

GOP willing to swallow defense cuts . . . New York Times White House: States will suffer . . . Washington Post GOP’s sequester message muddle . . . Politico Chicago story: Obama and the Jacksons . . . New York Times Obama’s small-minded scare tactics . . . Joe Curl Few women will qualify for land combat . . . Washington Times Uncle Sam may

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Video || Michelle Presents Best Picture Oscar

First Lady Michelle Obama Sunday night made a surprise appearance on the Academy Awards to present the Oscar for Best Picture. She made the award via video from the Diplomatic Room of the White House. Michelle used a group of young servicemen and women as props for her latest high-profile media appearance, having them stand behind her as she spoke. Mrs. Obama wore a silver,

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