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Washington Post: Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will visit the White House on Thursday to attend a retirement ceremony there for her husband, astronaut and U.S. Navy Capt. Mark Kelly.

… According to a statement issued by Giffords’ congressional office, Vice Presidnent Joe Biden will administer a retirement oath, and he and Kelly will each give brief remarks at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building at 1 p.m.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and NASA Administrator Charles F. Bolden will attend the ceremony, along with a handful of Kelly’s and Giffords’s colleagues in Congress and at NASA.



Steve Benen: knew, if we waited long enough, we’d see Sarah Palin make a sensible decision: “Sarah Palin is not running for president.”

…. Jon Stewart joked just a week ago, “So, here’s the thing. You can have a colorful bus and drive to early primary states or you can go around telling people what you would do if you were president. But when you put those two together, there’s really only two possibilities: you are either running for the president of the United States, or you are a crazy person.”

It would appear we now know which of these two possibilities is correct.

Full post here



CBS: President Obama will embark on another bus tour later this month to sell his $447 billion jobs plan, a White House official confirms. The president will travel through North Carolina and Virginia to continue his vigorous campaign on behalf of his American Jobs Act.








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