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President Obama official schedule and guidance, March 8, 2010. Health care, El Salvador, Crimson Tide, Women's Day

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THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 7, 2010

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
MONDAY, MARCH 8, 2010

In the morning, the President will travel to Glenside, Pennsylvania, where he will deliver remarks on health insurance reform at Arcadia University. This event is open press. The President will then return to Washington, DC.

After returning, the President will deliver remarks at an East Room event welcoming the BCS National Champion Alabama Crimson Tide to the White House to honor their 13th championship and their undefeated 2009 season. Appearing at this event with the team will be coaches and staff. This event is open press.

Later, the President will meet with President Funes of El Salvador in the Oval Office. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of the meeting.

Then, in honor of International Women's Day, the President and the First Lady will deliver remarks at a reception in the East Room honoring women from around the world and their achievements. This reception's program will also include actress Kerry Washington as Emcee, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, Afghan singer Mozdah Jamalzadah, and singer Katharine McPhee. This event is open press.

In the evening, the President will meet with Senator Schumer and Senator Graham in the Oval Office to get an update on their efforts toward producing a bipartisan immigration reform bill. This meeting is closed press.


In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CBS
Print: New York Times
Radio: AP
Travel Photo: New York Times

Out-of-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CBS
Print: Politico
Radio:
Travel Photo: New York Times


EST

8:45AM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

9:35AM THE PRESIDENT departs The White House en route Andrews Air Force Base
South Lawn
Open Press (Pre-set 9:05AM - Final Gather 9:20AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

9:50AM THE PRESIDENT departs Andrews Air Force One en route Willow Grove, Pennsylvania
Out-of-Town Travel Pool (Gather Time 8:30AM - Virginia Gate, Andrews Air Force Base)

10:35AM THE PRESIDENT arrives in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania
Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Willow Grove
Open Press

11:00AM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks on health insurance reform
Arcadia University, Glenside
Open Press

12:30PM THE PRESIDENT departs Willow Grove, Pennsylvania en route Andrews Air Force Base
Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Willow Grove
Open Press

1:15PM THE PRESIDENT arrives in Andrews Air Force One
Out-of-Town Travel Pool

1:30PM THE PRESIDENT arrives at The White House
South Lawn
Open Press (Pre-set 1:00PM - Final Gather 1:20PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

1:50PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at event welcoming the BCS National Champion Alabama Crimson Tide to the White House
East Room
Open Press (Pre-set 11:00AM - Final Gather 1:15PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

3:00PM THE PRESIDENT meets with President Funes of El Salvador
Oval Office
Pool spray at the bottom (Gather Time 3:45PM - Briefing Room)

4:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY deliver remarks at International Women's Day reception
East Room
Open Press (Final Gather 4:10PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

5:30PM THE PRESIDENT meets with Senator Schumer and Senator Graham
Oval Office
Closed Press


Briefing Schedule

Deputy Press Secretary Bill Burton will gaggle aboard Air Force One.


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Never mind insurance companies - what about hospiitals.
My friend checked into the emergency room with 60 over 39 blood pressure - she paid 500 dollars up front because they said that would cover everything. She earns her poor living at manual labor and has no insurance. They knew that.
The doctor said she needed a catscan of her heart. She is Latin and follows orders from official people like doctors and nurses. No one discussed costs. These people are worse than used car salesmen. Then the doctor never got around to reading the results and they kept her uselessly in the hospital for two more days refusing to release her until the doctor read the results. He just didn't bother.
Finally they let her go. And the bill came to over $14,000 dollars.

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