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Back in Sydney to the Obama questions

Blog post by Senator Lee Rhiannon

After a two week stretch in parliament I’m always keen to taste the reality of normal life. Catching up with family and friends is always a top priority, along with a bit of shopping and attending various local events.

Politics is never too far away as understandably those I meet are interested in how the Greens view the latest news out of Canberra. The changing of the guard in the Speaker’s chair and the Mining Tax have evoked some interest. But the big issue has been the visit of the US President Barack Obama.

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