All sorts of storylines from the National Urban League Conference
CINCINNATI -- Vice President Joe Biden has already come and gone from the National Urban League Conference this morning, and according to the White House is on his way back to Washington.
Nevertheless, the press shop for Republican U.S. Rep. John Boehner sent out a video "to-do" list and welcome message for Biden (it hit my mailbox at 10:58 a.m., long after Biden's 9 a.m. speech).
Among the pointers from Boehner, a golfing buddy of Biden's, was this: "Be smart, Mr. Vice President, and make a stop for some of our famous chili."
Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ed FitzGerald is scheduled to speak here this afternoon. Earlier in the campaign, FitzGerald faced accusations that he was not as popular as a Democrat should be among African-Americans. Those flames were fanned in part by the departure of state Sen. Eric Kearney from FitzGerald's ticket because of Kearney's personal tax problems.
Kearney, of course, is from Cincinnati and here for the conference.
Republican National Chairman Reince Preibus spoke here this morning, and GOP Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, a likely White House contender in 2016, will speak here tomorrow. Politico has some good stuff on what Paul plans to say.