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If ever there could be a reminder of the republic that is at stake in this election, it was the optics of this rally in Philadelphia tonight. The crowd filled the space where the Declaration of Independence was first read to a crowd not quite so large.  The place where Benjamin Franklin, when asked what form of government was established, said, “A republic, madam, if you can keep it,” hosted Bon Jovi and Bruce Springsteen, Chelsea and President Bill Clinton, in that order, Michelle Obama, President Obama, and finally, the woman of the evening, Hillary Clinton who apparently stunned Hollywood fashionistas in her scarlet pantsuit.

Those of us who had followed her through the day knew that she had not changed her attire for this event.  She looked fresh as a rose, and her busy day was not ending there!  She moved on to a late night rally in Raleigh after Barack Obama played Hillary to Hillary’s Bill and escorted her offstage at the end.

Among the many memorable moments of the evening was the way Barack Obama, famous for mic drops, introduced Hillary. Since the mic was stationary and could not be dropped, he opted for a podium pound.

What a night!  Now we all have to make sure everyone votes tomorrow!  This is no time for complacency or letting John do it.  We have to do it!  It is up to us. All of us!

 

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Things have been pretty heavily policy driven, campaign focused, and watchdog alert on these page in the past few weeks, but it is time for a weekend break.  On Friday in Florida, Hillary made two major speeches.  She was home, however, in time for Friday date night with her best dude.  The Clintons were in the house at Madison Square Garden in New York for a U2 concert that evening.

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Former U.S. President Bill Clinton attend U2’s “iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE” tour at Madison Square Garden
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08/01/2015

Bill and Hillary Clinton joined the audience for U2‘s Friday night performance at Madison Square Garden, the last of the band’s eight shows in New York City and the conclusion of their North American tour. The political power couple even got a special shout-out from frontman Bono, 55, during a performance of “Pride (In the Name of Love),” according to Billboard, when he thanked the former U.S. president for his efforts to broker peace in Ireland. Read more  (Bruce Sprinsteen was also there)  >>>>

On another note, former Hillary Clinton State Department staffer, current Michelle Obama spox, Caroline Adler was married on Saturday to Tristan Morales.  All the best to the happy couple!

Weddings

Caroline Adler, Tristan Morales

Caroline Elisabeth Adler and Michael Tristan Morales were married Saturday evening at the Bel-Air Bay Club, an events space in Pacific Palisades, Calif. The officiant was Christopher White, a friend who introduced the couple and became a Universal Life minister for the occasion.

The bride, 33, works in Washington as the communications director to Michelle Obama. From 2009 to 2013, the bride was a press aide to Hillary Rodham Clinton, then the secretary of state. Ms. Adler graduated from Harvard.

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In the National Geographic documentary, Inside the State Department, the bride makes a few appearances.  Notably, in the final scene, she closes the door on a private meeting between the secretary and a visiting foreign dignitary.

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