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Obama on the Golf Course

The 2014 Obamal golf season in Washington is underway, with President Obama taking advantage of a break in the global warming-induced cold weather to head out to the links for the first time in the Washington area this year. He’s playing today at Joint Base Andrews – Forecast: partly cloudy, 67 degrees – with some of his usual partners, White House trip director Marvin Nicholson,

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Michelle Allows Press Coverage, Touts Free Speech

Faced with charges that she was making a relatively content-free trip to China and stiffing the press while she’s there, First Lady Michelle Obama appears to have made some adjustments, allowing normal press coverage and extolling free speech. We’ve pointed out all the deficiencies of the trip here. So let’s give credit where credit is due. Michelle, who began her trip Thursday, has been followed

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