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A Kildee Comeuppance?
Or More Obama Aloofness?

Roll Call, by Jonathan Strong

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Posted By:JoniTx, 3/15/2013 5:50:02 PM

Michigan Democratic Rep. Dan Kildee has been in Congress for a little more than two months, and today the leader of the free world gave him a gentle ribbing about just how new he is to Capitol Hill. At a closed-door meeting between President Barack Obama and House Democrats, Kildee introduced himself as a freshman, to which Obama said, “Wow, you’re really classing up the place then.” Kildee then proceeded to ask what one person described as a somewhat “long-winded” question about the importance of creating jobs for his economically distraught district. “I can tell you’re a freshman because

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 3/15/2013 5:58:41 PM     (No. 9227147)

The press really is in Obama´s pocket if they call these arrogant, snarky remarks "a gentle ribbing."

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