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This Week in Washington: January 17, 2012

January 17, 2012 by  
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The White House:On Tuesday morning, the President will meet with the Council on Jobs and Competitiveness at the White House. In the afternoon, the President will host King Abdullah II of Jordan at the White House. On Thursday, the President will travel to Orlando, Florida to deliver remarks on the economy. Later, he will travel […]

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This Week in Washington: January 3, 2012

January 3, 2012 by  
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Not much going on.  All eyes are on Iowa today as Republican presidential candidates seek to eek out a win in the first Republican presidential caucus/primary. The White House: President Obama returned from vacationing with the family in Hawaii.  This week, President Obama will travel to Cleveland, Ohio’s Shker Heights High School to deliver remarks […]

This Week in Washington: December 18, 2011

December 19, 2011 by  
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The White House: President Obama would much prefer to be in Hawaii to celebrate Christmas with his family.  However, work remains in the nation’s Capitol. The U.S. Senate: On Saturday, the Senate passed a compromise extending the payroll tax cut for two months. Though scheduled to be out of session, the Senate may return pending action […]

This Week in Washington : December 12, 2011

December 12, 2011 by  
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The White House: This week, President Obama will conduct interviews with local television anchors from across the country about the end of the war in Iraq and the importance of ensuring that taxes don’t go up on middle-class families next year. On Wednesday, the President and the First Lady will travel to Ft. Bragg, North […]

This Week in Washington: December 5, 2011

December 5, 2011 by  
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The White House: This week, the President will welcome Prime Minister Stephen Harper of Canada to the White House. Canada is a close ally and partner of the United States, and the President looks forward to discussing our important bilateral relationship, including economic competitiveness and security, and key global issues. The U.S. Senate: The Senate […]

This Week in Washington: November 29, 2011

November 29, 2011 by  
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The White House: This week, President Obama will welcome leaders of the European Union to a summit at the White House. The President will host will host Prime Minister Mark Rutte of the Netherlands for a meeting in the Oval Office. On Wednesday, the President will travel to Scranton, Pennsylvania where he will deliver remarks […]

This Week in Washington: November 21, 2011

November 21, 2011 by  
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The White House: On Monday, the President and First Lady will invite music legends and contemporary major artists to the White House for a celebration of country music as part of their “In Performance at the White House” series. On Tuesday, the President will travel to Manchester, New Hampshire where he will discuss the American […]

This Week in Washington: November 14, 2011

November 14, 2011 by  
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The U.S. Senate: This week, the Senate will focus on legislation to fund parts of the government past November 18th including the Energy-Water, Financial Services and State-Foreign Operations appropriations bills. The Senate will also consider two judicial nominations. The U.S. House of Representatives: After a week-long district work period, the House is scheduled to consider […]

This Week in Washington: November 7, 2011

November 7, 2011 by  
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The kids aren’t getting along very well…… The White House: This week, President Obama will meet with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, travel to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to give a speech, and deliver remarks at the National Women’s Law Center’s Annual Awards dinner in Washington, DC. On Veteran’s Day, President and the First Lady will […]

This Week in Washington: October 3, 2011

October 3, 2011 by  
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The White House: This week, President Obama will travel to Eastfield College in Mesquite, Texas, to deliver remarks urging Congress to pass the American Jobs Act.  Additionally, President Obama will meet, separately, with Honduran President Porfirio Lobo and Tunisia Prime Minister Beji Caid Essebsi.  A consummate sports fan, the President will also welcome the 1985 […]

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