Mitt Romney will be in Washington on Wednesday, while President Obama will head west. Meanwhile, the political classes parse the meaning of the Arkansas and Kentucky Democratic primary results.
We’ll give you your look at the candidates schedules after the jump, but first, this morning’s top political news and the campaign coverage you shouldn’t miss, in tweets.
Obama loses more than 40 percent of Kentucky primary voters to ‘uncommitted’ option - The Fix wapo.st/KaVead— Aaron Blake (@FixAaron) May 23, 2012
New Q poll indicates Romney takes lead in Florida: on.cnn.com/JcH4TJ— Paul Steinhauser (@psteinhauserCNN) May 23, 2012
Must Read Steve Rattner NYT op-ed: Romney’s goal was not job creation, “any job creation was accidental.”nytimes.com/2012/05/23/opi…— Jim Messina (@Messina2012) May 23, 2012
Private equity changed American business 30 years ago. Now, American politics is catching up, confused. washingtonpost.com/politics/both-…— David Fahrenthold (@Fahrenthold) May 23, 2012
Obama/Romney offer tiny pool of swing voters crystal-clear contrast on role of govt vs markets. my NYT political memo: nyti.ms/KcEU95— John Harwood (@JohnJHarwood) May 23, 2012
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On the Fix: The Kentucky and Arkansas Democratic primary results are certainly an embarrassment for the Obama campaign, but whether they signal an enthusiasm problem remains to be seen.
On the Fact Checker: The latest Crossroads GPS attack ad on Obama, “Basketball,” earns two Pinocchios.
Trail Mix: President Obama’s edge over Romney is narrowing, according to new polling numbers from The Washington Post and ABC News.
Here’s your look at what is happening with each candidate and their campaigns on Wednesday, courtesy of the White House press office and the PBS News Hour Political Calendar.
Wednesday, May 23 (All times ET)
Noon: President Obama delivers the commencement address at the United States Air Force Academy.
5:35 p.m. Obama delivers remarks at a campaign event in Denver
6:45 p.m. Vice President Biden will host a reception for leaders of labor organizations at the Naval Observatory.
10:20 p.m. Obama delivers remarks at a campaign event in Atherton, Calif.
12:10 a.m. Obama delivers remarks at a campaign event in Redwood City, Calif.
Noon: Mitt Romney addresses the Latino Coalition’s Small Business Summit Luncheon in Washington.