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  •  Why no mention of Pritzker? (4+ / 0-)

    Lost Obama donor Penny Pritzker surfaces on Air Force One  

    Penny Pritzker is a billionaire who raised gobs of money for Barack Obama in 2008, then emerged as a central figure in two recent media stories about rich Democratic donors who are down on the president, in part because they feel unappreciated and stiffed on presidential perks.

    But there she was Tuesday on Air Force One, hitching a ride from San Francisco to Portland with Obama.

    Coincidence? There are few coincidences in politics.
    When asked why Pritzker was on the president’s plane, press secretary Jay Carney told reporters on board that she was in the neighborhood, according to a pool report.

    Pritzker was highly active in the early days of the Obama administration and was reportedly considered as a nominee for commerce secretary but was never named. She did join the President’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board and its successor, the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.

    However, her tenure in those bodies was stormy because the Hyatt Hotel chain her family owns is often at odds with unions representing maids and other hotel workers. Union leaders served on both boards and there were some heated discussions over the hotel-related issues, a source familiar with the situation told POLITICO.

    Move along...nothing to see here

    Somebody said Party! I got excited. I love Parties! Especially Parties with exclamation marks! Now I'm sad because there's not a Party! h/t AnnetteK ;-)

    by EdMass on Sat Jul 28, 2012 at 11:42:01 AM PDT

    •  quite right... more Wall St. Democrats behind this (0+ / 0-)

      More from the tools DK says we have to re-elect to pass teabagger policies that MUST be passed by the Wall St. Democrats because otherwise teabaggers will pass them!

      Yes, save us from the teabaggers, oh alien overlords!

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