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NEWSLETTER: Forced Out: Burger King

In the past few weeks there’s been a lot of talk about “inversion.” So what is inversion? Inversion is a business method in which an American company like Fruit of the Loom or Sara Lee buys a smaller rival company located overseas and “inverts” or moves its corporate headquarters from the United States to the […]

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What We’re Reading — August 27, 2014

President Obama is at the White House today. He will meet with members of the economic team and spend the rest of the day in other private meetings. Vice President Biden joins the economic meeting with Obama. This afternoon, he’ll visit the National Counterterrorism Center. House/Senate: Out CBO predicts US economy will grow only 1.5% […]

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What We’re Reading — August 26, 2014

President Obama heads to Charlotte, NC to address the annual American Legion convention. Later, Obama will meet with Secretary of State John Kerry in the Oval Office. Obama will use the speech to announce executive actions aimed at improving access to mental health care for veterans. Read more: (Associated Press) Vice President Biden attends a […]

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What We’re Reading — August 25, 2014

President Obama returned home from Martha’s Vineyard last night. This morning, he meets with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. He spends the afternoon meeting with advisors in the Oval Office. Vice President Biden heads to Chicago today to fundraise for Democrats. Biden will participate in a roundtable discussion with small business owners and Mayor Rahm Emanuel. […]

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What We’re Reading — August 22, 2014

President Obama remains in Martha’s Vineyard. Vice President Biden is in Wilmington, Delaware. House: Out Senate: Out Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (D) ordered the National Guard to withdraw from Ferguson beginning Friday as tensions cooled. Read more: (New York Times) There are no economic reports on the calendar for today. The Kansas City Fed’s annual […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY: 68th Virginia Governor Jim Gilmore to Address New Hampshire Republicans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, August 21, 2014 Contact: Matt Missen Matt@AmericanOpportunity.org ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** GOVERNOR JIM GILMORE (R-VA) TO ADDRESS NEW HAMPSHIRE GOP ALEXANDRIA, VA — Former Virginia Governor James Gilmore (R) will address back-to-back-to-back New Hampshire Republican events on September 6, American Opportunity announced today. Governor Gilmore will speak on the challenges facing America; his proposal for […]

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What We’re Reading — August 21, 2014

President Obama is still on vacation, no ties required. Vice President Biden attends meetings at the White House today before heading to Wilmington, Delaware this evening. House: Out Senate: Out The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed a federal appeals court ruling that would have allowed same-sex couples to begin getting married in Virginia. The […]

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What We’re Reading — August 20, 2014

President Obama returned to Martha’s Vineyard last night after a day and a half of meetings at the White House. His vacation ends on Sunday. Vice President Biden will travel to East Hartford, Conn., to visit a workforce development program at Goodwin College. Biden also headlines fundraisers for the Democratic Governors Association in Greenwich and […]

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What We’re Reading — August 19, 2014

President Obama will meet with his economic team this afternoon in the Roosevelt Room before heading back to Martha’s Vineyard for the rest of his summer vacation. Vice President Biden will join the president for his economic meeting before dropping by a meeting of the Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program. House/Senate: Out At the races: […]

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What We’re Reading — August 18, 2014

President Obama returned to Washington late last night for a few days of meetings. Obama meets this morning with the National Security Council for an update on Iraq. He will have lunch with Vice President Biden before sitting down with Attorney General Eric Holder for an update on the situation in Ferguson, Mo. Vice President […]

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What We’re Reading — August 15, 2014

President Obama: Vacation …Martha’s Vineyard Vice President Biden: Vacation …Long Island House: Vacation Senate: Vacation The Missouri Highway Patrol on Thursday took over security operations in Ferguson, Mo., led by Capt. Ronald Johnson, a Ferguson native. Riot gear and SWAT trucks disappeared Thursday night as Johnson marched with a crowd of protestors. Attorney General Eric […]

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