President Obama is making his way to Ft. Bragg, N.C. this morning to speak as troops and their fellow soldiers. But it’s other media that has the attention of the top tweeters.
Time names its Person of the Year
Obama to speak at Fort Bragg as Iraq war ends.
More than 1 million Americans, military and civilian, have served in Iraq during the nearly 9 year long war. 4,487 lost their lives.— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) December 14, 2011
NBC sets 2012 political team, launches NBCPolitics.com
Inbox: NBCPolitics.com Partners with foursquare to Launch Presidential Election Campaign Check-ins— Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) December 14, 2011
NBC launched NBCPolitics.com its “new digital home” for poitical coverage and solidified its campaign team. Chuck Todd will continue to oversee the coverage. Todd inadvertently rang in the new era with a televised one-finger salute at someone behind the camera on Morning Joe, Politico’s Tim Mak reported.
Christine O’Donnell endorses Romney
O'Donnell's 'unreliable' Gingrich zing - wp.me/p4HKM-Sf6— CNN Political Ticker (@PoliticalTicker) December 14, 2011
Former Delaware Senate candidate and not-witch Christine O’Donnell announced her endorsement of Mitt Romney this morning on CNN. She echoed Romney’s comments from Tuesday, calling Newt Gingrich “inconsistent and unreliable “ in the interview. Read the CNN story.
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Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich: 3:45 p.m.participates in a discussion about brain science research in Iowa City, Iowa; 8:00 p.m. attends the premiere of Mike Huckabee’s new documentary “The Gift of Life” in Des Moines, Iowa
Ann Romney: 6:30 p.m. attends a house party in Council Bluffs, Iowa
Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum: 8:15 a.m.addresses the Westside Conservative Breakfast Club in Urbandale, Iowa; 10:00 a.m. addresses employees of Nationwide in Des Moines, Iowa; 1:15 p.m. visits with employees of Pioneer Hi-Bred in Johnston, Iowa; 6:30 p.m. hosts a Christmas Party for supporters at his campaign headquarters in Urbandale, Iowa; 7:45 p.m. attends the premiere of “The Gift of Life” in Des Moines, Iowa
Texas Gov. Rick Perry: 2:00 p.m. holds town hall in Council Bluffs, Iowa; 4:15 p.m. holds a campaign event in Harlan, Iowa 6:00 p.m. holds a campaign event in Harlan, Iowa; 6:15 p.m. holds a meet-and-greet in Denison, Iowa; attends the premiere of Mike Huckabee’s documentary “The Gift of Life” in Des Moines, Iowa
Texas Rep. Ron Paul:7:00 p.m.holds a town hall in Derry, N.H.
President Obama: “In the morning, the President and the Vice President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office... Later in the morning, the President and the First Lady will travel to Ft. Bragg, N.C. The departure from the South Lawn... While at Ft. Bragg, the President and the First Lady will deliver remarks to troops and military families... The President will speak about the enormous sacrifices and achievements of the brave Americans who served in the Iraq War, and he will speak about the extraordinary milestone of bringing the war in Iraq to an end... In the afternoon, the President and the First Lady will return to Washington, DC... Later, the President will attend a campaign event in Washington, DC.”