If you don’t ask you don’t get…

Margaret Ritchie caused a bit if a stir this morning in Washington when shecomplained that only Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness were to meet President Obama, excluding her and Reg Empey. Her pressure paid off and got some time with him on her own. The reaction ismixed here.

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty

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