Full Text Campaign Buzz August 8-9, 2012: President Barack Obama’s Speeches at Campaign Events on Florida Swing State Bus Tour

CAMPAIGN 2012

CAMPAIGN BUZZ 2012

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Obama Kicks Off Florida Bus Tour

Source: ABC News Radio, 9-8-12

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Mocking his opponents’ economic agenda, President Obama says Republicans are pushing tax cuts as the prescription to cure the ailing economy, “help you lose a few extra pounds,” and even “help your love life.”

The president unveiled the new quip Friday, but on Saturday he got a unique response as he kicked off his two-day campaign tour through Florida….READ MORE

 

Remarks by the President at a Campaign Event — West Palm Beach, 9-9-12

Remarks by the President at a Campaign Event — Melbourne, Florida, 9-9-12

Remarks by the President at a Campaign Event — Kissimmee, Florida, 9-8-12

Remarks by the President at a Campaign Event — Seminole, FL, 9-8-12

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History Buzz September 9, 2012: Bob Woodward’s new book on Obama & deficit-reduction talks “The Price of Politics” 5 telling moments

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Bob Woodward’s new book: 5 telling moments

Source: Politico, 9-9-12

Bob Woodward is shown here. | AP Photo

Bob woodward’s book offers new details of the 2011 debt-ceiling crisis. | AP Photo

Bob Woodward’s new book will be required reading in Washington for the precise reason the New York Times review was critical: its “granular telling … its almost blow-by-blow chronicle” of deficit-reduction talks during President Barack Obama’s first term.

Whether or not his reporting fundamentally changes Washington’s understanding of these years – in particular, the debt-ceiling negotiations of 2011 – the book offers essential color on the characters behind those talks.

The book, “The Price of Politics” (Simon & Schuster) is set for official release Tuesday.

Here are five telling moments….READ MORE

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