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Quote of the Day || October 25, 2013

“We gave the website a test, and it did very well. But it turns out the website was cheating – peeking over at the Amazon site.” – Kathleen Sebelius A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote

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Obama Schedule || Friday, October 25, 2013

10:45 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 1:20 pm || Departs White House 2:30 pm || Arrives New York City 3:25 pm || Visits a P-TECH classroom; Pathways in Technology Early College High School, Brooklyn, New York 3:45 pm || Delivers remarks 7:00 pm || Delivers remarks at fundraiser for House Democrats; private residence, New York City 8:10 pm || Attends fundraiser for the

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Obama Raises Up to $1 Million for the DNC

President Obama is back to big time fundraising, heading out this evening to a fancy hotel in Washington to meet with a few well-heeled donors who ponied up megabucks to be in the same room with Obama. The money goes to the Democratic National Committee, no doubt for use in the 2014 campaign. A DNC official said “the event with the president had around 30

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Contractors: Months of Testing Needed; HHS Did Two Weeks

Testifying before Congress today, contractors who worked on the failed Obamacare website noted that for a project of such scale and complexity, months of testing would have been ideal. But though the Department of Health and Human Services had three and a half years to stand the website up, it left testing to the last two weeks before the October 1 launch date. And instead

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Hillary’s Past DOES Include Yelling

Hillary Clinton Wednesday dismissed a man heckling her over Benghazi by coming down on the side of civility, quipping, “the kind of future we want . . . doesn’t include yelling.” But Hillary has not always been so keen on quiet debate. From a 2003 speech: H/T to one of our readers, owen_Kellogg

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Hillary Heckled on Benghazi – Again

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Wednesday night was heckled over Benghazi for the second time in six weeks, a sign that the issue may haunt her as she wades into the 2016 presidential campaign. Clinton is widely viewed as the presumptive nominee, with few observers giving other Democrats much chance of beating her in the primaries and many believing she will march from there

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The Obama Morning News || October 24,2013

Obamacare deadline moved six weeks . . . Washington Post Website contractors point finger at HHS . . . Fox News Americans getting kicked off plans . . . Washington Times Premiums high in rural areas . . . New York Times Charge: Sebelius botched Kansas websites . . . Daily Caller Obama to head out on fundraising blitz . . . The Hill Obama

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