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What We’re Reading — October 31, 2014

President Obama wakes up in Rhode Island this morning, where he’ll deliver remarks on the economy at Rhode Island College. He heads back to D.C. a little after noon. This evening, he and Michelle hand out candy to kids at the South Portico of the White House. Vice President Biden meets with staff at the […]

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What We’re Reading — October 30, 2014

President Obama heads to Portland, Maine, today to attend a DNC fundraiser and to campaign with Rep. Mike Michaud (D), the party’s gubernatorial nominee. He hops over to Rhode Island tonight, where he’ll remain overnight. Vice President Biden travels to New York City this afternoon for a fundraiser for Rep. Bruce Braley (D-IA). Biden heads […]

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What We’re Reading — October 29, 2014

President Obama meets with public health and national security officials this afternoon in the Situation Room for an update on the government response to the Ebola outbreak. Obama will deliver remarks at an event with health care workers fighting Ebola in the East Room at 3:40 p.m. Vice President Biden attends the funeral service for […]

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What We’re Reading — October 28, 2014

President Obama lunches with Vice President Biden today before heading to Milwaukee this afternoon. Obama has a DNC fundraiser on the calendar before headlining a rally for Madison school board member Mary Burke (D). Obama heads back to D.C. tonight. Vice President Biden headlines the North American Strategic Infrastructure Leadership Forum’s meeting at the Mayflower […]

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Op-ed: Ebola crisis: Mr. Obama, fire Ron Klain, adopt Gilmore Commission recommendations

  Ebola crisis: Mr. Obama, fire Ron Klain, adopt Gilmore Commission recommendations By: Governor Jim Gilmore   Like many Americans, I was outraged by President Obama’s appointment earlier this month of a political operative to be “Ebola Czar.” Appointing czars is frequently a meaningless gesture, but the appointment of Ron Klain, who has no experience […]

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What We’re Reading — October 27, 2014

President Obama has a meeting with his Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Steering Committee in the Roosevelt Room this afternoon. That’s the only thing on his public schedule today. Vice President Biden heads to Davenport, Iowa this morning to campaign for Reps. Bruce Braley (D) and Dave Loebsack (D). This afternoon, he heads to Rockford, Ill., to […]

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What We’re Reading — October 24, 2014

President Obama‘s only public meeting is at the State Department today, where he sits down with the National Security Council to discuss the threat posed by the Islamic State. Vice President Biden wakes up at home in Wilmington this morning before hitting the Philadelphia Four Seasons for a DSCC fundraiser. He heads back to D.C. […]

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What We’re Reading — October 23, 2014

President Obama meets members of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology this afternoon in the Roosevelt Room to discuss the Ebola epidemic. Tonight, he attends a DNC fundraiser at a private home in D.C. Vice President Biden heads to Duluth, where he’ll deliver remarks on the city’s anti-domestic violence program. This afternoon, […]

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What We’re Reading — October 17, 2014

President Obama speaks at the headquarters of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau this morning in D.C. before lunching with Vice President Biden. This afternoon, they’re scheduled to meet with National Security Council members to get an update on the fight against Islamic State militants. Vice President Biden ceremonially swears in Robert Cardillo, director of the […]

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What We’re Reading — October 16, 2014

President Obama had planned on campaigning and fundraising for Democrats in New York and Rhode Island, but he’s cancelled those trips to focus on the government’s response to the Ebola outbreak. Obama meets with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel in the Oval Office, then spends the rest of the day on unspecified monitoring of the crisis. […]

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What We’re Reading — October 15, 2014

President Obama participates in a video conference with British, French, German and Italian leaders to discuss the Western response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and the rise of Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria. The leaders will also discuss Russia and the situation in Ukraine. This afternoon, Obama heads to Union, NJ, […]

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