By Jueseppi B.
Your Daily Snapshot for
Friday, August 24, 2012
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that’s happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. This week, The White House held an historic, first-ever Kids’ State Dinner; hosted Americorps, School Improvement Grantees, and Presidential Innovation Fellows.
The President held a news conference and spoke with regional reporters about the need for Congress to agree on a balanced deficit reduction plan, and the First Lady made a major veterans hiring announcement in Jacksonville, Florida.
In Case You Missed It
Here are some of the top stories from the White House blog:
We the Coders: Open-Sourcing We the People, the White House’s Online Petitions System
The source code for We the People, the online petitions system for the public to connect with the White House, is now available online.
White House Office Hours: #InnovateGov
Yesterday, after welcoming the inaugural class of Presidential Innovation Fellows to the White House, US CTO Todd Park and White House Director of Digital Strategy Macon Phillips answered your questions on Twitter.
International Traveler Spending On Pace For a Record Setting Year
The increase of travel and tourism spending by international visitors is helping to boost the U.S. economy.
All times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
4:00 PM: The Vice President and Dr. Biden attend a campaign event
6:00 PM: The President departs from the White House en route Camp David
6:15 PM: The Vice President and Dr. Biden attend a campaign event
If we ever needed to vote, we sure do need to vote now. For us (Black America) the right to vote is not just a Constitutional matter but a right borne out of struggle, out of sacrifice and in some cases out of death. Think for a moment where we are in time and you will understand why: ”If we never ever needed to vote, we sure do need to vote NOW!!”
Lyin Paul Ryan & Lyin UnFitt Mitt
Just Say NO To Lies In “NO”vember!
Just “BARACK” The Vote
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