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Rush Limbaugh may have crossed another line today in his anti-Obama rhetoric -- openly joking (at least, we hope he's joking) about a military coup.

Limbaugh noted that President Obama will be delivering his upcoming speech on Afghanistan, from the United States Military Academy at West Point.

"My question is: Will they detain him?" said Limbaugh. "Hopefully."

FCC Chairman Jules Genachowski has been a frequent White House visitor, both before and after getting the job.

His first meeting on Feb. 18, according to the White House visitors logs released today, was several weeks before he was nominated for the job.

He came again Feb. 24 to meet with Pete Rouse.

The day before President Obama nominated him, Genachowski met with both David Axelrod and Valerie Jarret, presidential advisers. He was nominated March 3.

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Last month, the White House was accused of launching "a frontal assault against free enterprise and the Chamber of Commerce," by an executive of the business lobby.

It's true that the White house signaled its intention to play hardball with the Chamber. But it's not like the group has been shut out from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue since Obama took office.

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A group of Democratic talking heads gathered at the White House March 13 for a meeting with Ellen Moran and David Axelrod.

The White House visitors logs released today show Axelrod, President Obama's senior adviser, met that day for about two hours in the West Wing with 18 people. Among them were Chris Kofinis, Karen Finney, Margaret Omero, Margaret Myers, Steve McMahon, Peter Fenn, Michael Feldman, Jennifer Palmeri, Hillary Rosen, Simon Rosenberg, Brad Woodhouse (of the DNC) and Mo Elleithee.

It was called a "communications message meeting" on the spreadsheet.

A source who attended the meeting tells TPMDC the White House hosts weekly message calls sharing their talking points with pundits who appear on television. The meetings are sometimes hosted in person at the White House. The March meeting actually was called and led by Moran, then communications director. She has since departed the White House.

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New visitors logs released by the White House today seem to confirm that Colin Powell has been among those President Obama has consulted with while drafting a new strategy for Afghanistan.

The logs don't include any details of the meeting, other than the fact that it was between the two men alone. That makes it one of less than a dozen total one-on-one meetings with Obama included in today's list.

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If you've been feeling like President Obama has shut out his progressive base since taking office, you might be mildly comforted to know that the POTUS met directly with MoveOn's Eli Pariser back in February, according to White House visitor logs.

Pariser is the former executive director, and current board preisdnet, of MoveOn.org.

Another MoveOn leader doesn't seem to have had as much access. Joan Blades, one half of the California couple that founded the group, made her own White House visit in March, but it was with a mid-level aide to Michelle Obama.

David J. O'Reilly, the chairman and CEO of Chevron Corp., visited the White House at least five times this year, including a one-on-one meeting with Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel on Sept. 17.

O'Reilly also met once with Carol Browner, the director of the White House Office of Energy and Climate Change Policy, on Feb. 10. He met twice with Larry Summers, the director of the National Economic Council, once on Feb. 10 and once on Sept. 18.

He was also part of the audience when President Obama spoke to the Business Council on Feb. 13.

Newark mayor Cory Booker has visited President Obama's White House four times, including one meeting with the president himself, according to the White House visitor logs that were released this afternoon.

The meeting with Obama occurred in March. There was another White House visit later that month for Booker, as well as one in May. And in August, Booker met with Valerie Jarrett, a close confidante of the president.

Booker and Obama have long been political allies, and some observers have noted that Booker's "post-racial' political style echoes the president's own.

The White House just posted nearly 2,000 records of visitors who came through the gates at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue this year, as part of its new transparency policy. The release includes the names of people who visited President Obama and other top officials.

Check out the names here -- and leave comments or send email to let us know what you find.

And remember: the last time Bill Ayers showed up, it wasn't that Bill Ayers.

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