Presidential Piggybacking: Obama Trips Combine Official, Political Business

President Obama jets to Florida today for a mix of official and political business that will steal some headlines in the Sunshine State and line his campaign coffers with at least $4 million. The act of presidential piggybacking -- coupling official duties, in this case a speech on the economy, with political fundraising -- was not pioneered by Obama but is prominently on display this year. Obama has taken four trips outside Washington, D.C., since Jan. 1, including 18 re-election...Full Story
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