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October 24, 2012
Just in time for Christmas: Obama releases 'second term agenda'
Obama channels Bullwinkle: "Hey Rocky, watch me pull a second term agenda out of my hat... "Nuttin up my sleeve...Presto! (He pulls forth Joe Biden's head from the hat.) "Sorry - Wrong Hat!" National Journal: After weeks of being challenged by Democrats and Republicans to lay out his second-term agenda, President Obama's campaign is releasing a 20-page booklet called "Blueprint for America's Future" on Tuesday and airing a new television ad to support it. While several of his policy initiatives are not new, laid out in the last State of the Union address and during Obama's convention speech in September, they are likely the basis for his campaign's messaging in the final two weeks of the election. The 60-second spot, called "Determination," outlines several policy initiatives the president will tackle if he were to get reelected. Calm and poised, speaking over soft music and images of soldiers coming home, farmers in the fields and manufacturing workers in factories,...(Read Full Post)