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Quote of the Day || August 8, 2013

“Mr. President, the interview with Jay Leno about the terrorist threat went great. Next week you’ll be doing a press conference on the Iranian nuclear program with the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.” – Jay Carney A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote

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Video || Jay Leno’s Obama Put-Downs

To mark Obama’s appearance Wednesday on The Tonight Show, Politico assembled a collection of Jay Leno jokes told at Obama’s expense. Some of these are funny. Thought you might want to take a look.

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Obama to Speak at Lincoln Memorial on MLK Speech Anniversary

President Obama will deliver remarks at the Lincoln Memorial on the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a dream” speech, the White House announced this afternoon. I know we won’t be reliving the electrifying eloquence of King’s speech. But hopefully Obama will at least leave faux-civil rights heroes like Trayvon Martin out of it and say things that will actually promote unity,

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Obama Rewards Fundraiser Katzenberg with Private Dinner

President Obama rewarded DreamWorks CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg, who spent millions on his reelection effort, with a private dinner at the hotel where Obama was staying in Los Angeles. White House Press Secretary Jay Carney spouted some nonsense today about them having dinner together because they are simply the closest of friends. From a pool report released late-morning Pacific Time: Press Secretary Jay Carney tells pool that

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Both Obamas Can Claim Credit for Fewer Fat Kids

The number of fat kids – okay, the rate of childhood obesity . . . gosh, though, that takes so long to type – has declined ever so slightly among low income children, and First Lady Michelle Obama might be able to claim some credit, according to the New York Times. But why leave out the other Obama? Both deserve credit. You see, as I’m sure

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Video || Obama Interviewed by Jay Leno

President Obama Tuesday submitted to one of his most lengthy broadcast interviews in some time, talking to Jay Leno on The Tonight Show. It’s a testament to how little we actually get out of this president that Jay felt he should take the time to basically do a serious interview. I’ve put up the first two segments, which contained most of the interesting stuff related

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