Emily's List President comes to Tampa, President Obama to address entitlement reform, and CNN allows Donald Trump to talk about birth certificates: Mitch Perry Report 4.11.11

Hello again everybody - hope the non government shutdown weekend where every you were at.

The man who replaced David Axelrod in the White House - David Plouffe - took his turn at appearing on nearly every Sunday morning television news program yesterday, where he previewed the theme of President Obama's speech this week on discussing what to do about Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security.

Although Planned Parenthood escaped losing its federal funding during last hour negotiations on the federal budget Friday night, the head of a group that works on getting pro-choice Democrats elected, came to Tampa yesterday to speak out about those concerns.  You can read more about our discussion with Stephanie Schirock here.

And "The Donald," Donald Trump, continues to gain...momentum? in his quasi run for the Republican nomination for the White House. The facts are he's second in most polls right now, as CNN gave the celebrity businessman more airtime yesterday to discuss his obsession with President Obama's birth certificate.


the report here.

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