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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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What We’re Reading — August 14, 2014

President Obama: Vacation …Martha’s Vineyard Vice President Biden: Vacation …Long Island House: Vacation Senate: Vacation A team of 20 U.S. troops and aid workers have determined a rescue mission to save Yazidi minorities is unnecessary, the Pentagon said Wednesday. Officials said the remaining refugees are in better condition than previously believed. They credited U.S. airstrikes […]

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What We’re Reading — August 13, 2014

President Obama: Vacation Vice President Biden: Vacation House: Vacation Senate: Vacation Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called President Obama on Tuesday to assure him comments she made in an interview with The Atlantic were not meant as criticism. The two will be at the same party tonight, hosted by Democratic lobbyist Vernon Jordan, on […]

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What We’re Reading — August 12, 2014

President Obama is on vacation with no public events planned. Vice President Biden is heading to Long Island for summer vacation on Long Island. House: Out Senate: Out At the Races: Voters head to the polls in Connecticut, Minnesota and Wisconsin. The FBI on Monday opened an investigation into the death of Michael Brown, as two witnesses said he had his hands raised when he was shot […]

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What We’re Reading — August 11, 2014

President Obama is in Martha’s Vineyard for summer vacation. He will attend a DSCC fundraiser in Tisbury, Mass. House: Out Senate: Out Secretary Hagel and Secretary Kerry are in Australia to attend the annual Australia-United States Ministerial Consultations. There are no economic reports out today, but the latest figures on producer prices, retail sales, and […]

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NEWS RELEASE: GILMORE: President Obama Turning Patriotism on its Head

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Thursday, August 7, 2014 Contact: Matt Missen Matt@AmericanOpportunity.org GOVERNOR JAMES GILMORE: President Obama Turning Patriotism on its Head  ALEXANDRIA, VA – American Opportunity President, the 68th Governor of Virginia, James Gilmore issued the follow statement on President Obama’s ‘economic patriotism’ remarks: “Qualifying companies that flee a country with the highest corporate tax […]

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What We’re Reading — August 7, 2014

President Obama will visit Fort Belvoir, MD to sign the Department of Veterans Affairs overhaul bill then he will return to the White House for a series of meetings. Vice President Biden is in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming. House: Out Senate: Out ***’Lawyer: Snowden gets 3 more years in Russia,’ ‘His lawyer, Analtoly Kucherena, […]

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What We’re Reading — August 6, 2014

***Change Your Passwords*** Russian Hackers Steal 1.2 Billion Passwords. The login credentials were scraped from 420,000 different websites, “including household names.” Companies that rely on user names and passwords have to develop a sense of urgency about changing this,” said Avivah Litan, a security analyst at the research firm Gartner. “Until they do, criminals will […]

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What We’re Reading — August 5, 2014

President Obama delivers remarks at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum, where he will announce U.S. companies intend to invest more than $14 billion in the continent. This afternoon Obama meets with Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel in the Oval Office before welcoming African heads of state to the South Lawn for dinner. Read more: (Washington Post) […]

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