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What We’re Reading: November 21, 2014

President Obama heads to Nevada today to pitch his executive actions on immigration. He speaks at Del Sol High School, the same place where he laid out immigration reform principles about two years ago. Obama overnights in Henderson, NV. Vice President Biden woke up in Kiev this morning, 7 hours ahead of D.C. time. He’s […]

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NEWS RELEASE: GILMORE: Executive Action on Immigration Ignores Rule of Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  November 20, 2014 Contact: Matt Missen Matt@AmericanOpportunity.org Governor Jim Gilmore: Executive Action on Immigration Ignores Rule of Law Alexandria, Va. – Governor Jim Gilmore today released the following statement ahead of President Obama’s announcement of his executive action regarding immigration: “The President’s actions tonight represent a pattern of ignoring the rule of law, […]

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What We’re Reading: November 20, 2014

President Obama honors recipients of the National Medal of Science and the National Medal of Technology and Innovation in the East Room this morning. He’ll spend the rest of the day preparing for his 8 p.m. ET address to the nation, which also takes place in the East Room tonight. President Obama will announce executive […]

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What We’re Reading: 100th Edition

President Obama hosts a conference on digital learning with school superintendents and educators in the East Room this morning. He’ll sign the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act in the Oval Office later today. Vice President Biden and Dr. Jill Biden departed last night for Marrakech, the first stop in a five-day trek across […]

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What We’re Reading — November 18, 2014

President Obama meets his national security and public health teams this morning for an update on Ebola response. This afternoon, he accepts credentials from new ambassadors from Switzerland, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Macedonia, Mali, Kenya, Comoros, Angola, Senegal and the European Union. Obama’s Checklist: Keystone, Ferguson, Iran, Immigration. And That’s Just This Week. Vice President Biden attends […]

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ROLL CALL: Governor Jim Gilmore|For the 114th Congress, It’s Economic Growth or Nothing

ROLL CALL: GILMORE: For the 114th Congress, It’s Economic Growth or Nothing ROLL CALL November 17, 2014 By Governor Jim Gilmore November 4 marked another historic change election. Now comes the hard part: The Republican Party’s new majority must make 2015 the year in which Congress gets serious about economic growth and putting America back […]

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What We’re Reading: November 17, 2014

President Obama returned from his week-long trip to China, Burma and Australia Sunday night, after an 18-hour flight from Brisbane via Hawaii. Obama will have lunch with Vice President Biden today before meeting with senior advisors in the Oval Office. Vice President Biden meets with State, Local and Tribal Leaders Task Force on Climate Preparedness […]

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PRESS RELEASE: American Opportunity Welcomes Votes on Keystone XL

November 13, 2014 For Immediate Release Contact Information: Matt Missen, Communications Director Office: (703) 837-0034 Email: Matt@AmericanOpportunity.org AMERICAN OPPORTUNITY WELCOMES KEYSTONE XL VOTES ALEXANDRIA, VA – American Opportunity today welcomed news that both the U.S. House and U.S. Senate are set to move legislation to approve the Keystone XL pipeline. “The long-delayed project promises substantial economic benefits […]

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What We’re Reading: November 13, 2014

President Obama is in Myanmar (Burma). Obama headlined a session on U.S.-ASEAN relations and held a bilateral meeting with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung. Later, he participated in a roundtable with members of the Myanmar parliament. Tonight, he’ll sit down with President Thein Sein. Vice President Biden delivers remarks to an AFL-CIO and AFT […]

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What We’re Reading: Lame Duck Edition

President Obama participated in a formal arrival ceremony before bilateral meetings and a joint press conference with Chinese President Xi Jinping. This afternoon, he attended a state banquet with Xi, then sat down with Premier Li Keqiang. Obama departed Beijing for Naypyitaw, Burma, to attend a gathering of the East Asia Summit. On Obama’s Wednesday, […]

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Gilmore: Honoring America’s Veterans, Heroes Among Us.

Fellow Conservative, Our country is blessed with an unbroken line of patriotism, sacrifice and valor in military service that dates back to the American Revolution. Today, we remember, honor, and thank America’s veterans and their families for their unwavering commitment to liberty and security. To serve in our armed forces is to serve a cause […]

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What We’re Reading — APEC Summit Edition

President Obama started his day at an APEC welcoming ceremony at a convention center in Beijing. APEC leaders have a working lunch and two plenary sessions scheduled for this afternoon. Tonight, Obama met with Chinese President Xi Jinping, first for a walk-and-talk, then for a bilateral meeting and last for dinner. Vice President Biden celebrates […]

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