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President Obama / White House Schedule for the Week of March 11, 2013

President Obama / White House Schedule for the Week of March 11, 2013 March 11 – On Monday, the President will attend meetings at the White House. March 12– In the morning, the President and the Vice President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press. Later in the morning, the President will deliver remarks at a meeting of his Export Council in […]

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Is Covering the White House everything it’s Cracked up to be?

Although often thought of as the most prestigious beat in political journalism, the White House is increasingly seen as a newsless land of “stenographers” — a dead end for young, ambitious reporters hoping to carve out a niche, and a constant target of criticism by the partisan public. Veteran members of the White House press corps bristle at the criticisms, even as they acknowledge the beat has lost some of […]


VERDICT Former Detroit Mayor Kilpatrick GUILTY!

Jury:  Verdict – Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick GUILTY! A jury concluded this morning that former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick ran a criminal enterprise — complete with extortion, bribes and kickbacks — while he was the mayor of the state’s largest city. The panel convicted him and longtime contractor friend Bobby Ferguson of running a racket out of the mayor’s office for years to enrich themselves. They found the pair […]


Obama to Speak to Donors at ‘Non-Profit, ‘Non-Partisan’ Organizing for Action on Wednesday

Obama to Speak to Donors at ‘Non-Profit, ‘Non-Partisan’ Organizing for Obama.  I mean, Organizing for America.  I mean Organizing for Action on Wednesday President Barack Obama will speak to donors to Organizing for Action, the group that was formerly his reelection campaign, this Wednesday in Washington, D.C. “President Obama will speak to a Wednesday-night dinner for donors and grassroots supporters at the Founders’ Summit of Organizing for Action, the nonprofit […]


Korean Security situation ‘very grave’, North Korea declares 1953 armistice invalid

Security situation on Korean Peninsula becomes ‘very grave’ SEOUL, March 11 (Yonhap) — South Korea’s new Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se said Monday that the security situation on the Korean Peninsula has become “very grave” as tensions rise over North Korea’s threats of war. “The security situation on the Korean Peninsula for now is very grave as the unpredictability surrounding North Korea is rising following its third nuclear test,” Yun said […]