Obamas celebrate 19th wedding anniversary

Happy Anniversary Mr. & Mrs. Obama… Politico President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama went out to dinner on Saturday night to celebrate their 19th wedding anniversary. According to a White House pool report, they ate at Restaurant Eve in Alexandria, Va. The restaurant,  described as “quaint yet sophisticated” on its website, sent out this tweet after… More Obamas celebrate 19th wedding anniversary

Dick Cheney Takes Credit for al-Awlaki Strike, Wants Obama to Apologize

:::Gagging::: Proponents of the last administration are trying their best to undermine President Obama’s foreign policy successes.  Cheney is the latest in a long line of pundits and ex-Bush administration officials trying to give Dubya credit for his foreign policy programs which enabled Obama’s latest foreign policy coup. Firedoglake I realize that Dick Cheney is basically… More Dick Cheney Takes Credit for al-Awlaki Strike, Wants Obama to Apologize

West Wing Week: 9/30/11 or “Set Your Sights High”

The White House  Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that’s happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. This week, the President announced reforms to No Child Left Behind, traveled to California to hold a town hall on job growth at LinkedIn, spoke on what the American Jobs Act could mean for America’s schools and gave… More West Wing Week: 9/30/11 or “Set Your Sights High”

Politico’s: The Week In One-Liners: Trump, Axelrod, Perry

Politico The week’s top quotes in politics: “This is my golf.” — Texas Gov. Rick Perry talking about shooting sniper rifles. “Time is money and I don’t waste mine.” — Donald Trump tweeting about why he won’t meet with Jon Huntsman. “See, I knew you couldn’t resist.” — Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich getting frustrated with a reporter asking about his fundraising. “It’s extraordinarily… More Politico’s: The Week In One-Liners: Trump, Axelrod, Perry

Advice to a Wary Voter: If Your Vote Didn’t Count, It Wouldn’t be Suppressed

Christine Pelosi – Politico It is a cruel irony in American politics that just as young people across the country – indeed around the world – think their votes don’t count in the political process, voter suppression tactics are all too alive and well. As the non-partisan Brennan Center for Justice points out, in the last few years there… More Advice to a Wary Voter: If Your Vote Didn’t Count, It Wouldn’t be Suppressed