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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
13 hours ago:   Friday May 7 - 8:01pm
Striking sunset tonight https://t.co/c32K7BHt4X


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
19 hours ago:   Friday May 7 - 1:33pm
@rsteinzor OIRA took all kinds of criticism a couple years ago for cutting off a few 12866 meetings. In my experience, public interest advocates say OIRA delays rules b/c politics; business advocates say the agency rushes them b/c politics. OIRA staff say work takes as long as it takes.

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
20 hours ago:   Friday May 7 - 12:50pm
Too-long alt headline: Federal regulators take the time to listen to both employers and worker advocates before setting new standard. Great example of why regulating isn’t easy 👍🏻 https://t.co/Ddwo4YEEkb

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
23 hours ago:   Friday May 7 - 10:02am
@jacklienke @pulvinator you’re fine. babies’ brains are like super sponges and describing what you’re doing is perfect! also don’t swear.

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
23 hours ago:   Friday May 7 - 9:44am
RT @jonsteingart: There are a lot of considerations that go into determining whether a person is a contractor. “Celebrating someone’s birthday” is not one of them. https://t.co/mzGL9AEvME

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
23 hours ago:   Friday May 7 - 9:34am
RT @misswilson: knowing people in the service industry and how customers are treating them during the pandemic, i'm not shocked that people in lower-wage or tipped-wage jobs aren't rushing back to work.

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 day ago:   Thursday May 6 - 9:58pm
😳 https://t.co/ILyEtn0v9d

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 day ago:   Thursday May 6 - 9:00pm
@samyoungman It’s called the federal budget and Jamie Dimon should know better. Thousands of pages long, with detailed accounting of every federal program.

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 day ago:   Thursday May 6 - 7:19pm
Catching the last of the afternoon sun https://t.co/7iVmB4HDtd


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 day ago:   Thursday May 6 - 6:47pm
@aawayne Absolutely!

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 day ago:   Thursday May 6 - 6:33pm
RT @BridgetDooling: Excited for my @ABAAdLaw White House Oversight 101 panel tomorrow in the Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice Institute. All 4 panelists (inc @mbessco) have direct experience in WH and/or OMB. 🤩Institute organized by the great Prof Jill Family @widenerLG! https://t.co/pyEcahmYz4

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 day ago:   Thursday May 6 - 12:16pm
RT @vermontgmg: I remain so puzzled by the dominance of smart people in politics playing like they’re dumb rubes who can’t grasp nuance. When did America come to celebrate stupidity so deeply?

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
2 days ago:   Thursday May 6 - 7:34am
RT @juliemason: Happy 60th birthday, George Clooney!!!! https://t.co/6byBFONisc


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
2 days ago:   Thursday May 6 - 6:47am
RT @PhilipRucker: “The move against Cheney is a sign of political cowardice. While shocking, it is not surprising for a party that has lost its way. The majority of Republican lawmakers appear to have stopped believing in truth...” ⁦@danbalz⁩ writes https://t.co/vfIV5FQnh6

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
2 days ago:   Wednesday May 5 - 8:26pm
@J_A_Goodwin evergreen tweet

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
2 days ago:   Wednesday May 5 - 7:39pm
this country will never change https://t.co/yGnIMriuT1

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
2 days ago:   Wednesday May 5 - 7:29pm
@DavidSmelson always impressive meat-handling skills! 🐮

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
2 days ago:   Wednesday May 5 - 4:29pm
RT @NOgnanovich: NEWS: VP #Harris says she and #Biden to continue to work in ‘sincere and serious’ way despite #McConnell vow to give “100% focus” to opposing their agenda. ‘We believe it’s possible, and we’re not going to give up on that until it becomes evident that it’s not possible.’ https://t.co/knNCxOF9dz


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
2 days ago:   Wednesday May 5 - 3:10pm
Congratulations @KatieMHill! One of the best in Obama’s press shop and good get for the @NFL 🏈 https://t.co/NUwd1y4e7M

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
2 days ago:   Wednesday May 5 - 2:27pm
Harvard follows @UofMaryland, which announced last month all faculty, staff and students must be vaccinated before they can return in the fall https://t.co/TzSL7tHYq5

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
2 days ago:   Wednesday May 5 - 2:23pm
RT @ADCPerez46: .@POTUS dropped by at Las Gemelas near Union Market just in time for lunch! https://t.co/Jv690kIpxc


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
2 days ago:   Wednesday May 5 - 1:43pm
@dog_rates I bet Odin could cut his weight in half with a good haircut 😂

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
3 days ago:   Tuesday May 4 - 7:13pm
RT @protctdemocracy: Today over 350 scholars of the filibuster, the Senate, and American democracy—including a dozen Pulitzer Prize winners—sent a letter to U.S. senators calling for filibuster reform. See the letter here, and read our thread below 🧵⬇️ https://t.co/0IgfCKW0Ga

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
3 days ago:   Tuesday May 4 - 7:08pm
obv the BAR movement is having an impact https://t.co/zXpYq4py95

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
3 days ago:   Tuesday May 4 - 7:05pm
@ElizabethElkin Purrfect for summer shedding!

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
3 days ago:   Tuesday May 4 - 3:16pm
@MollyJongFast 1 teen + 1 husband = 3 million things to keep track of no I don’t know why the math works that way

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
3 days ago:   Tuesday May 4 - 3:11pm
RT @benkesslen: Scoop: The OMB is launching a request for information asking the public + private sectors how to make federal programs more equitable. Biden admin wants to identify gaps in budgeting + policy that exacerbate inequality, redressing them w/ community input https://t.co/gvY2Xv4rp1

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
3 days ago:   Tuesday May 4 - 3:00pm
I volunteered today at a vaccination site in Silver Spring—short line, super nice medics, easy! 💉 #GoVAXMaryland https://t.co/xbeovtmzNj

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
3 days ago:   Tuesday May 4 - 2:49pm
@brittanys @SarahLJorgensen Love it! ❤️

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
4 days ago:   Tuesday May 4 - 6:18am
RT @TreasuryMog: #MayThe4thBeWithYou https://t.co/Zmjhv1lClc


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
4 days ago:   Tuesday May 4 - 6:16am
@KateBennett_DC Thank you! I thought I was going crazy, but the Bidens appear huge next to the Carters

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
4 days ago:   Monday May 3 - 10:03pm
@Little_rachie @darth chonky cat sits where he wants

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
4 days ago:   Monday May 3 - 7:52pm
@KffDogs Remind anyone of Nana (the dog) in Peter Pan? https://t.co/3XoMKwknDs


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
4 days ago:   Monday May 3 - 7:10pm
@JosephWMead Hike the Billy Goat Trail off of Great Falls national park in Potomac

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
4 days ago:   Monday May 3 - 5:33pm
RT @BillBramhall: Cartoon https://t.co/ohzln9FuDY


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
4 days ago:   Monday May 3 - 5:05pm
RT @bresreports: Biden: “Today, I am revising the United States’ annual refugee admissions cap to 62,500 for [FY 2020]. This erases the historically low number set by the previous administration of 15,000, which did not reflect America’s values as a nation that welcomes & supports refugees.”

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
4 days ago:   Monday May 3 - 4:59pm
RT @Jordanfabian: NEW: President Joe Biden will raise the refugee cap to 62,500 after facing backlash from allies over keeping the Trump-era cap Story soon on @TheTerminal

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
4 days ago:   Monday May 3 - 2:41pm
RT @ratemyskyperoom: Room Rater PSA from Canada and @brittlestar. How to spend less time fighting with idiots on social media. 10/10 https://t.co/nsJDgbobsd


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
4 days ago:   Monday May 3 - 11:29am
RT @svdate: That most of GOP leadership considers this apostasy says volumes about GOP leadership. https://t.co/7Sl7CWh236

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Monday May 3 - 9:07am
@ElizabethElkin looks pretty badass to me

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Monday May 3 - 8:06am
SIMPLER TIMES: I’m so old I remember when Republicans freaked out about Michelle Obama’s healthy foods campaign. https://t.co/rVGqUPxsZo

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Sunday May 2 - 8:29pm
Early birthday dinner for my baby boy (now 19) at Kusshi sushi 🍣 https://t.co/WcEtAGe6Fn


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Sunday May 2 - 5:05pm
RT @jonfavs: 1. Every media outlet should follow the lead of @WITF and refuse to book election-deniers 2. Good for @jaketapper and @DanaBashCNN for being the only Sunday show that refuses to book election-deniers. @CNNSotu is always a step above its competitors. https://t.co/E79HSHeG99

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Sunday May 2 - 11:47am
Grand Park Ave. closed today for a pop-up market 😀 https://t.co/BbNHCStMOv


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Sunday May 2 - 11:14am
@yashar @MarlonDuToit the only way lions should be “captured”

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
6 days ago:   Saturday May 1 - 5:28pm
Photobombed by our friend’s dog Ozzie 🐾 https://t.co/E8H2VBW0AK


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
6 days ago:   Saturday May 1 - 10:30am
Hey ⁦@NOgnanovich⁩ I’m passing thru your neighborhood on way to Eastern Shore today #Annapolis https://t.co/Kj88SjQKIC


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
6 days ago:   Saturday May 1 - 9:31am
RT @OMBPress: Public servants are the lifeblood of our democracy. During Public Service Recognition Week, we celebrate and thank our public servants who work tirelessly to improve the lives of Americans. https://t.co/jj2cCRYbOF

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Saturday May 1 - 6:14am
RT @darth: this is a great thread https://t.co/JABrl1Clkp

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Friday Apr 30 - 8:11pm
RT @MeidasTouch: 📺 NEW VIDEO The radicalization of the Republican Party is a danger to us all. We must reject it. #ResignRepublican https://t.co/nd0JZaIegG


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Friday Apr 30 - 7:27pm
@MeidasTouch #ResignRepublican

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Friday Apr 30 - 3:38pm
RT @chris_j_walker: Attn #adlaw geeks: Register now for @ABAAdLaw / @ABAesq annual (this year combined and virtual) Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice Institute and Homeland Security Law Institute on May 7, 2021: https://t.co/Yr0IqRty7R

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Friday Apr 30 - 3:13pm
RT @JenniferJJacobs: Congress and the Biden admin have once again asked for more time to determine whether the Treasury Dept will hand over Trump’s tax returns. @yaffebellany https://t.co/3TnONckHoR

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Friday Apr 30 - 3:08pm
RT @whca: Congratulations to @SarahEDon, winner of the WHCA’s Cokie Roberts scholarship at @scrippsjschool, @ohiou. For details, or to make a donation in support of scholarships, https://t.co/kETPNnFalo

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Friday Apr 30 - 2:07pm
RT @BeschlossDC: Sure would be nice to rescue our White House Rose Garden from its evisceration by previous administration: https://t.co/3UWLnJdYOM


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Friday Apr 30 - 1:00pm
I played a tiny role in this historic day as WH pool reporter. Still stunning after all these years. https://t.co/6Z8mM2RT1R

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Friday Apr 30 - 12:43pm
RT @vermontgmg: Amazingly, this weekend marks the ten-year anniversary of the raid to kill Osama bin Laden, perhaps the most momentous decision of @BarackObama's presidency. Here's my oral history of being inside the West Wing and US Government as the raid unfolded: https://t.co/4Aet43wEGJ

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Friday Apr 30 - 12:02pm
NCAP holds first meet in Montgomery County MD since March 2020 https://t.co/OaGIaphLZZ via @rftwdmv

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Friday Apr 30 - 10:27am
RT @tryptique: I took a trip to the final frontier for Admin Law nerds: the CRA's "substantially the same" prohibition! Few have dared to explore what it does and does not mean. Here's my discovery: The conventional wisdom that the CRA "salts the earth" is wrong! https://t.co/6oGoiQFcIR

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Friday Apr 30 - 8:07am
RT @WHCOS: Down 82%. In a month. https://t.co/63xqvoGgHg

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Friday Apr 30 - 7:58am
An outstanding oral history of the bin Laden raid by @vermontgmg I was WH pool reporter that day--can confirm it was the most memorable reporting of my career. https://t.co/9X30L55sYd via @politico

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Friday Apr 30 - 6:34am
Glad @UofMaryland is among them https://t.co/3bYTIlIw8s

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Thursday Apr 29 - 7:41pm
@ElizabethElkin Oh, it’s all fun the first night, but the second-day hangover is a bitch (worth it!)

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Thursday Apr 29 - 4:32pm
@senatorshoshana paid for by the hard working citizens of East Virginia? Outrageous!

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Thursday Apr 29 - 1:21pm
@jacklienke It’s all about perspective. * gently warm a can of ravioli with tomato sauce * cut pieces in half or quarters * fork optional but have camera ready! You’ll love the pics in 10 years, trust me. * bath time for everyone, fun!

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Thursday Apr 29 - 7:56am
RT @PlayingPolitics: Started/Going https://t.co/ywCIRC1cNQ


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 10:31pm
So @SenatorTimScott seems to have skipped Biden’s speech altogether. There was nothing *but* specific policy plans in it! 😂 #JointAddress

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 10:15pm
@senatorshoshana depends if Wayne LaPierre was the hunter

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 10:13pm
Biden now chatting (mask on) with lawmakers on the House floor. Looks like he’s in no hurry to leave. #JointAddress

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 10:11pm
Biden calls Jan. 6 attack on Capitol an existential test of whether democracy could survive, and it did. Still have hate and divisions, so still must prove that democracy can work. “Autocrats will not win the future,” Biden says optimistically. #JointAddress

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 10:07pm
Biden seeking to end the “war” on immigration policy within the U.S. His proposal has funds for tech security at the border. Also would protect Dreamers, provide pathway to citizenship for migrant workers. #JointAddress

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 10:01pm
Biden asks Congress to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act that he first authored decades ago. #JointAddress

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 9:56pm
“White supremacy is terrorism.” Amen. #JointAddress

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 9:53pm
Biden now turning to Russia in context of election interference. Promises diplomacy and deterrents.

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 9:51pm
Biden supports working with global allies rather than going it alone. Rejoined the Paris climate agreement but even that may not be enough. Biden wary of China (but hasn’t mentioned Russia so far) #JointAddress

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 9:47pm
Biden wants to pay for stuff by taxing the rich (those making $400K or millions) The 2017 Trump tax cut was supposed to pay for itself but only increased the debt. CEOs now making 320x more than lowest paid workers. Trickle-down economics has never worked. #JointAddress

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 9:42pm
Biden wants to expand Affordable Care Act, lower drug prices, expand Medicare benefits “Health care should be a right not a privilege in America.” #JointAddress

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 9:39pm
Biden outlines his plan to help families: * pay for higher education * affordable child care * 12 weeks paid family leave * extend child tax credit thru 2025 #JointAddress

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 9:32pm
Biden says he wants to meet with lawmakers on infrastructure, but doing nothing is not an option.

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 9:29pm
@samyoungman Hasn’t mentioned the hamburger ban at all!!

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 9:29pm
Calling on Congress alert! Biden asks Congress for bill to make it easier to unionize. Also raise the minimum wage; equal pay for women.

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 9:24pm
Biden says there’s “no reason” why blades for wind turbines can’t be built in Pittsburgh rather than Beijing

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 9:22pm
Biden gives responsibility for jobs plan to @VP because he knows she’ll get it done.

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 9:18pm
Biden says America is moving forward, could see economic growth of 6%, but facing competition from China 🇨🇳

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 9:17pm
RT @pilitobar46: In 100 days: ✅American Rescue Plan ✅220 million + vaccines ✅Everyone over 16 eligible for vaccines ✅70% of seniors protected ✅Over half of Americans have 1 vaccine #JointAddress

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 9:12pm
“Go get vaccinated America.” #GoodAdvice

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 9:11pm
Love seeing two great women behind the president! https://t.co/PNUvUI4V6L


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 9:07pm
He should’ve worn the aviators

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 6:51pm
not shocking given survey was taken in last year of Trump administration https://t.co/zhS4aj0wQH

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 6:29pm
becoming? https://t.co/ISuzC4dGrh

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 6:16pm
.@CDCgov⁩ and ⁦@GovLarryHogan⁩ lifted outdoor mask requirements and Pike & Rose restaurants are hopping tonight! https://t.co/jjiiZcbiIE


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 4:42pm
I read all the way up until “job-killing tax hikes.” https://t.co/dqEHgLUckG

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 12:27pm
RT @nytimes: Breaking News: Federal investigators executed a search warrant at Rudy Giuliani's Manhattan apartment, stepping up a criminal investigation into his dealings in Ukraine while he was Donald Trump's lawyer. https://t.co/SN4uVNsldG

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 12:25pm
RT @ASlavitt: In tonight’s Congressional address, for the first time in history, the stage will be 2/3 women.

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 10:43am
@justin_ng You’re not giving him enough Dreamies Justin!

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 10:37am
oh noes "...Democrats in Congress are threatening to target a much wealthier group—the growing number of Americans with fortunes starting in the tens of millions of dollars—who often pay lower tax rates than many middle-class families." https://t.co/NAjjuKN4jP via @wealth

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 10:30am
RT @StevenTDennis: So far I think Biden's tax hikes are still smaller than the CBO/JCT scored tax cuts negotiated by Biden/McConnell & signed by Obama in 2013. The fiscal cliff law extended Bush-era tax breaks for ~99%, while Obama's payroll tax cut and tax cuts for top ~1% were allowed to expire.

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 10:23am
@JohnDWalke Absolutely terrible law but A+ use of acronym!

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 7:04am
RT @MaxBoot: We no longer have to wake up every day wondering what crazy, damn fool thing the president just said. As one voter told NBC News: “The best thing about Joe Biden is I don't have to think about Joe Biden.” Amen.  https://t.co/w5NkpFpuVY

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Tuesday Apr 27 - 8:20pm
RT @OMBPress: As OMB’s Deputy Director for Management, Jason Miller will play a key role in implementing the President’s vision to build back better and ensure our government delivers for all Americans. Congratulations, Jason! https://t.co/RNPE947Mlc