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VIDEO: At 'Town Hall,' Obama Tweets from 'Laptop One,' Tosses Back Boehner's Big Question

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July 6, 2011

How many seconds does it take for a president to send a tweet? As it turns out, it took President Obama about 37 seconds to send the following question (to himself), kicking off the first-of-its-kind "town hall" on Wednesday.

 

@whitehouse

in order to reduce the deficit,what costs would you cut and what investments would you keep - bo

 

 

Watch Obama send the tweet from a laptop donned with the presidential seal (Slate's John Dickerson tweeted, "Does that make it Laptop One?"), and other highlights of the event below.

Obama's Twitter Town Hall: His Regrets, Boehner's Big Question

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