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Obama & Mubarak & the Age of Incrementalism

February 1, 2011 politisite 0

From The BAZ File: For the Obama administration catching up with the uprising in Egypt is like chasing a runaway locomotive on a bicycle. From its initial public support for doomed Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak to its need to appear to be hands-off, the White House is saddled with an event it fears will end in a train wreck. President Obama had a chance tonight to outright derail criticism that […]

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No Earmarks for Harry! Senate Democrats signal defeat on Pork

February 1, 2011 politisite 0

Signaling defeat, at least for the moment, Senate Democrats said Tuesday they won’t allow any earmarks in spending bills this year. “The handwriting is clearly on the wall,” said Appropriations Committee Chairman Daniel K. Inouye, Hawaii Democrat, in announcing the move. While much of the rest of Washington was moving away from earmarks, Senate Democrats had resisted, with their leader, Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada, defending them even after President Obama said […]

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Gallup: Obama wants the Bump, but the Voters won't give him the Bump

February 1, 2011 politisite 0

Gallup Daily tracking finds no change in President Obama’s job approval rating after his State of the Union address. The president’s 50% average for the week ending Sunday, Jan. 30, matches the prior week’s rating, which was the highest weekly average for Obama since May. Those who watched or saw coverage of the president’s State of the Union address on Jan. 25 generally gave it positive reviews. The speech does […]

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Egyptian President Mubarak to address People of Egypt

February 1, 2011 politisite 0

Mubarak moments away from a taped statement to the nation.. you can see it on FNC.. we can confirm.. President Obama asked Mubarak not to run in elections in Sept. via Mubarak moments… Possibly related posts: (automatically generated) Related posts on Mubarak Breaking: Mubarak to announce retirement after current term? « Hot Air Will MGM International regret tie to Mubarak? |

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DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2011

February 1, 2011 politisite 0

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary January 31, 2011 DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2011 In the morning, the President and the Vice President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. The President will then meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. These meetings are closed press. Later in the morning, the President will hold a Cabinet meeting in the […]