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Republicans "Bitterly Disappointed" with the President's 2013 Budget Plan


by, Caryn Freeman                        
This morning the president released his 2013 fiscal year budget to Congress. Within minutes Congressman Jeb Henserling (R -TX), who co-chaired the failed super committee told CNN’s Soledad Obrien that the he was “bitterly disappointed,” with the president’s budget plan. The budget plan includes 30 billion to modernize schools and another 30 billion to hire more teachers. The 2013 budget does include tax hikes but only for some of the country’s highest earners.
Go to http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/budget to view an interactive graphic and explore where your tax dollars are going.

The Obama Campaign teams up with Fashions Heavy Hitters with the “Runway to Win” Collection




By, Caryn Freeman
A number of the fashion industries top designers have teamed up with the president’s reelection campaign on a project called “Runway to Win.” The project features a small collection of items with proceeds from the items sold going to the Obama for America campaign. Some of the designers involved include the fashion world’s most influential designers.

The collection contains eighteen separate items including tees designed by Prabal, Proenza Schouler, Marc Jacobs, tote bags designed by Derek Lam and Tory Burch, a scarf by Thakoon. Other fun items like a red, white and blue nail polish set with a matching make-up bag. etc. The inspiration for the collection came from fashion industry insiders who are dedicated to the president’s re-election.

Time magazine criticized the president for campaigning on income equality while asking his supporters to fork over $95 for a scarf. Vogue magazine Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour has already raised more than half a million dollars for Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign.

Items can be purchased at RunwayToWin.com