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President Obama, Sasha, and Malia shop for books at Politics & Prose — a local bookstore in D.C.

Liking it. These were great pool report emails to receive yesterday. 

    whitehouse:

    President Obama, Sasha, and Malia shop for books at Politics & Prose — a local bookstore in D.C.

    Liking it. These were great pool report emails to receive yesterday. 

     
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    "Here’s an update on the economy, in three charts"…
The White House apparently has been delving into The Atlantic's playbook of headline writing lately. 

    "Here’s an update on the economy, in three charts"…

    The White House apparently has been delving into The Atlantic's playbook of headline writing lately. 

     
  3. "Mass incarceration has devastated our communities." Angela Davis on President Obama’s second term and issues "not appropriately addressed by the administration." 

     
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  5. What a great photo. 

    What a great photo. 

     
  6. 21:32 26th Sep 2011

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    Reblogged from soupsoup

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    Has anybody been watching the debates lately? You’ve got a governor whose state is on fire denying climate change. It’s true. You’ve got audiences cheering at the prospect of somebody dying because they don’t have healthcare and booing a service member in Iraq because they’re gay. That’s not reflective of who we are,
     
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    The future of America’s bike and pedestrian funding is at stake. Seriously. One of the most fascinating angles I’ve observed since covering transportation is how politicized certain dimensions have become—and especially now, in light of Obama’s jobs speech. 
A select group of Republican politicians—Eric Cantor, John Boehner, and Tom Coburn, for starters—has voiced objection to the various bike and pedestrian projects that we fund through the highway bill, and that’s on the table now more than ever. Read more about what’s happening. Biking groups like the League of American Bicyclists are distinctly not thrilled. 

    The future of America’s bike and pedestrian funding is at stake. Seriously. One of the most fascinating angles I’ve observed since covering transportation is how politicized certain dimensions have become—and especially now, in light of Obama’s jobs speech. 

    A select group of Republican politicians—Eric Cantor, John Boehner, and Tom Coburn, for starters—has voiced objection to the various bike and pedestrian projects that we fund through the highway bill, and that’s on the table now more than ever. Read more about what’s happening. Biking groups like the League of American Bicyclists are distinctly not thrilled. 

     
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    No More Lunch Lines for Child Nutrition—It Just Became Law

    Today Barack Obama signed the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (also known as the child nutrition bill) into law at Harriet Tubman Elementary School in Washington, D.C., The Washington Post reports. The House of Representatives passed the bill on December 2 with a vote of 264-157, clearing the way for Obama’s signature this morning.