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September 24, 2012 at 10:02 AM

First lady to visit Seattle for fundraiser on Oct. 2

Michelle Obama will speak at a Seattle fundraiser for her husband’s re-election campaign next month, according to a Democratic Party source. The event is scheduled for Oct. 2 at the Seattle Westin Hotel. Tickets range from $500 to $10,000. A photo with the first lady will cost $5,000. It will be her second visit to the state…


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September 7, 2012 at 6:00 AM

Friday briefing: Did Obama close the sale?; Ryan code name; what? — no balloons

Happy Friday: Convention rehash: OK, all the speeches have come and gone. Did President Obama’s words and delivery Thursday night persuade any undecided voters? How did the president compare with his wife, Michelle, or President 42, Bill Clinton or, for that matter, Republican Mitt Romney? Hillary Clinton watched her husband Wednesday night: Politico has an entertaining…


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September 5, 2012 at 12:00 PM

Wednesday briefing: Michelle Obama v. Ann Romney; lying about a marathon – uh oh

Good Morning. UPDATED: Adding Paul Ryan marathon explanation. Convention-to-convention comparison: How did Michelle Obama do defending/representing her husband last night?  Did she rev up Democratic enthusiasm, as advertised? Ann Romney spoke on behalf of Mitt Romney last week. The First Lady had her turn last night.  She delivered a very personal and powerful speech and got strong reviews. This…


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