Archive for May 26th, 2013

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Campaign 2012 Memories ll

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You’ve got a friend

President Barack Obama hugs Amy Simpson, principal of Plaza Towers Elementary School, outside what remains of the school following last week’s tornado in Moore, Okla., May 26 (Photo by Pete Souza)

President Obama wipes away tears after speaking with Amy Simpson

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May
13

President Obama in Moore, OK

President Obama embraces a school official as he views the devastation of the Plaza Towers Elementary School

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Transcript of remarks

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…. embracing Plaza Tower Elementary School Principal Amy Simpson

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…. with Gov. Mary Fallin

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Students, teachers and parents from Plaza Towers Elementary reunited for the first time since the tornado

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May
13

President Obama in Oklahoma

President Obama is greeted by Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin upon arrival at Tinker Air Force Base

All times EST:

1:45: President Obama views areas and visits families impacted by the tornadoes and thanks first responders (White House live)

2:15: Makes a statement

4:50: Departs Oklahoma

Live streaming from KFOR & News9KOCO Oklahoma will also show the 2:15 statement

Also try CBS and CNN

26
May
13

Coming Up: President Obama visits Oklahoma

President Obama leaves the White House for a trip to the tornado devastated town of Moore, Okla., May 26

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All times EST:

12:50: President Obama arrives in Oklahoma

1:45: Views areas and visits families impacted by the tornadoes and thanks first responders (White House live)

2:15: Makes a statement

4:50: Departs Oklahoma

Live streaming from KFOR & News9KOCO Oklahoma will also show the 2:15 statement

Also try CBS and CNN

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President Obama walks with Col. Greg Urtso to board Air Force One, May 26

26
May
13

Rise and Shine

Four years ago: President Obama and VP Biden escort Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the East Room of the White House where the President introduced her as his nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, May 26, 2009 (Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

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Today (all times EST):

9:45: President Obama departs the White House en route to the Oklahoma City area

12:50: Arrives in the Oklahoma City area

1:45: President Obama Views areas and visits families impacted the devastating tornadoes and thanks first responders (White House live)

2:15: President Obama makes a statement

4:50: Departs Oklahoma

7:30: Arrives at the White House

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Monday:
 
9:30: The President and First Lady host a breakfast in honor of Gold Star Families

11:0: The President lays a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier; The First Lady also attends

11:20: The President delivers remarks

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The Week Ahead:

Tuesday: The President will visit the Jersey Shore to view the rebuilding and recovery efforts underway following Hurricane Sandy’s devastating impact along the coastline last fall, including the efforts by local businesses to prepare for the 2013 summer season. The President, joined by Governor Chris Christie, will visit with families and business owners. On Tuesday evening, the President will deliver remarks at the AAPI Heritage Month Celebration at the White House.

Wednesday: The President will travel to Chicago for DCCC events. He will remain overnight in Chicago.

Thursday: The President will return from Chicago and attend meetings at the White House.

Friday: Meetings at the White House.

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Comforter-in-Chief:

….. comforting people at Holt Elementary School in Holt, Ala., April 29, 2011. The President and First Lady traveled to Alabama to visit storm damaged neighborhoods and meet with families affected by deadly tornados (Photo by Pete Souza)

…. meeting residents during a tour of neighborhoods impacted by the deadly tornado in Joplin, Mo., May 29, 2011 (Photo by Pete Souza)

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