Obama guidance, press schedule Feb. 10, 2016. Springfield, Illinois homecoming

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Then-Sen. Barack Obama is shown arriving at the Old State Capitol to announce his candidacy for president. Obama will return to Springfield next month to address state lawmakers who are locked in a battle over the Illinois budget. | Associated Press file photo

Below, from the White House…

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 9, 2016

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2016

In the morning, the President will travel to Springfield, Illinois. The departure from the South Lawn is open press, and the arrival at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport is open to pre-credentialed media.

While in Springfield, the President will address the Illinois General Assembly about what we can do, together, to build a better politics – one that reflects our better selves. The President’s remarks at the Illinois State Capitol will be pooled press.

Afterward, the President will deliver remarks to supporters, stakeholders and volunteers. The President’s remarks at the Hoogland Center for the Arts will be pooled press.

In the evening, the President depart Illinois en route San Jose, California. The departure from Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport and the arrival at Moffett Federal Airfield are open to pre-credentialed media.

The President will remain overnight in San Jose.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CBS

Print: The Root

Radio: WW1

Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: NY Times

Print: CBS

Radio: NPR

EST

9:00AM In-Town Pool Call Time

10:05AM THE PRESIDENT departs the White House

South Lawn

Open Press (Final Gather 9:50AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

10:20AM THE PRESIDENT departs Andrews Air Force Base en route Springfield, Illinois

Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Call Time 9:00AM – Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews)

CST

11:20AM THE PRESIDENT arrives in Springfield, Illinois

Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport, Springfield, Illinois

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media

1:25PM THE PRESIDENT addresses the Illinois General Assembly

Illinois State Capitol, Springfield, Illinois

Pooled Press

3:25PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks

Hoogland Center for the Arts, Springfield, Illinois

Pooled Press

5:10PM THE PRESIDENT departs Springfield, Illinois en route San Jose, California

Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport, Springfield, Illinois

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media

PST

7:30PM THE PRESIDENT arrives in San Jose, California

Moffett Federal Airfield, Mountain View, California

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media

Briefing Schedule

Principal Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz will gaggle aboard Air Force One en route Springfield, Illinois

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