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Still Waiting for the Update of WhiteHouse.gov

George Tiller’s murder, rightfully so, was addressed by President Obama in a near instantaneous press release on WhiteHouse.gov.  So, where’s the acknowledment of the murder of an Army recruiter in Arkansas MondayHere’s the site as of 10:42 on Tuesday:

6/1/2009

Vice President Biden Transportation Secretary LaHood Hold High Speed Rail Roundtable on Wednesday June 3rd

On Wednesday, June 3rd, Vice President Biden and Transportation Secretary LaHood will hold a roundtable discussion with Governors and state transportation officials on the High Speed Rail Grant Program in the Recovery Act. At this roundtable, state leaders will have the opportunity to share their ideas about High Speed Rail with the Obama Administration in advance of this summer’s application process.

6/1/2009

Schedule of Judge Sotomayor’s Capitol Hill Meetings for June 2nd

On Tuesday June 2nd, Judge Sotomayor will visit Capitol Hill to meet with the following Senators:

6/1/2009

Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate, 6-1-09

Patricia A. Butenis, of Virginia, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Maldives.

6/1/2009

Letter of Support to Senators from Sotomayor Law Clerks

Attached, please find a letter that was sent this morning to Senators Reid, McConnell, Leahy, and Sessions from law clerks of Judge Sonia Sotomayor expressing their full support for her elevation to the Supreme Court.

6/1/2009

Statement by President Obama on Chrysler

“The decision by Judge Gonzalez of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York to approve the Chrysler sale transaction paves the way for the new Chrysler to successfully emerge from bankruptcy as a new, stronger, more competitive company for the future.

5/31/2009

Fact Sheet on Obama Administration Auto Restructuring Initiative for General Motors

On March 30, 2009, President Obama laid out a framework for General Motors to achieve viability that required the Company to rework its business plan, accelerate its operational restructuring and make far greater reductions in its outstanding liabilities. After two months of significant management engagement, General Motors has developed such a plan and has already begun to make progress toward its achievement.

5/31/2009

Statement From The President On The Murder Of DR George Tiller

I am shocked and outraged by the murder of Dr. George Tiller as he attended church services this morning. However profound our differences as Americans over difficult issues such as abortion, they cannot be resolved by heinous acts of violence.

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