Photo: Bradley Stemke Updated 2 p.m. Pacific In 35 different speeches during 2010 midterm campaign appearances, President Obama accused Republicans of standing around and drinking Slurpees while the Democrats worked hard to fix the economy. At Wednesday's post-election presidential press conference, a Slurpee Summit was suggested as a way of returning to bipartisanship, and 7-Eleven is now very excited about the idea. The company contacted the White House on Wednesday night, through the public relations firm New Partners, offering to cater a Slurpee Summit for Democrats and Republicans. The company is also offering to actually install Slurpee machines in the …
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Eddie Gehman Kohan is the creator and author of ObamaFoodorama.com, the blog of record about Obama administration food initiatives, covering everything from the Let's Move! campaign to social and political food events at the White House.
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