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Obama Touts Government, Industry Gains Toward 'Talking' Cars

Reuters | Posted 09.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, July 15 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday plans to highlight his administration's work alongside researchers and the private...

Obama To Make Personal Pitch On Fiscal Cliff Plan

Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics

By JIM KUHNHENN, The ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is showcasing a northern Virginia family to highlight his call for exten...

Sam Stein

Obama Panic: President's Supporters Discuss How They Cope Emotionally | Sam Stein | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics

FAIRFAX, Va. -- The mood among supporters of President Barack Obama shortly before he took the stage at a Friday morning rally in Fairfax, Va., was pl...

Sam Stein

Obama Hits 'Romnesia' | Sam Stein | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

FAIRFAX, Va. -- At a misty rally designed to gin up enthusiasm among women voters, President Barack Obama's strongest riff was a mockery of Mitt Romne...

Obama Campaigns In Virginia

Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

By NEDRA PICKLER AND KASIE HUNT, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan, responding to President Barack Oba...

Campaign Volunteers: You're an Inspiration

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

You are at the epicenter of the political universe. What you're doing isn't just for your state -- it's for an entire nation and, frankly, the future of the world we all live in. The importance of your work cannot be overstated. No pressure.

Mark Blumenthal

New Polls Show Race Narrowing In Two Key Battleground States | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney prepare to face off in their first televised debate Wednesday night, a new ...

Obama To Virginia Voters: I Don't See A Lot Of Victims In This Crowd

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.22.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama is stepping up his attack on Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's controversial 47 percent comments, taking his oppone...

Mark Blumenthal

Polls Show Obama Gains in Key Swing States | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New surveys in key battleground states released Wednesday continue to confirm what national polls have shown over the past 10 days. Pres...

Obama Offers 'Regrets' For Oft-Quoted Line

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama told a local Virginia television station Wednesday that he had "regrets" for an ill-phrased remark attacked by Republicans -- "...

A Presidential Quote

J. Kelly Conklin | Posted 09.18.2012 | Business
J. Kelly Conklin

I think Obama was onto something: no man or woman, no business or enterprise, is an island. This would be a good time for a conversation about how we balance enterprise and community, growth and sustainability, freedom and security.

Romney Campaign Attacks President For Trimming Defense Budget

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As President Barack Obama embarks on several campaign stops in Virginia this week, the Mitt Romney campaign criticized the White House o...

Obama Leads Romney In Key State

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 06.07.2012 | Politics

Some good news for President Barack Obama after a few weeks of generally rough developments: he continues to hold a decent lead in the new swing state...

PHOTOS: The Various Obama Visits To Annandale, Va.

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.13.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- President Obama visited Northern Virginia Community College in suburban Annandale on Monday morning, unveiling his fiscal 2013 budget pr...

Sam Stein

Dem Tom Perriello Touts His Disagreements With The White House On Eve Of Obama Visit | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The night before President Barack Obama is set to make a dramatic campaign swing into his district, Rep. Tom Perriello (D-Va.) is waxing cautiously --...

The Night They Brought Old Dixie Back

Linda R. Monk, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda R. Monk, J.D.

The Republicans are resurgent, at least for now. It's going to be a hard slog in 2010 and 2012 to keep the grassroots fervor alive -- and the funding to sustain it. In Virginia, we are just plain tired.

Sam Stein

Has Obama Created A New South? | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Post-election analysis of Barack Obama's runaway victory has generally settled on one macro-theory: he put a symbolic end to the significance of the S...

Obama Takes Health Care Pitch To Virginia

Huffingtion Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP) ANNANDALE, Va. — President Barack Obama hugged a cancer patient Wednesday at an emotional forum before a supportive audience and vowed to bring...

Sam Stein

Obama's Influence Felt In Virginia Gubernatorial Race | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Public polls -- though not all -- are beginning to show separation between Terry McAuliffe and his two challengers in the Democratic primary for gover...

Every Morning Voting in Rural VA

Adrienne Birecree | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Adrienne Birecree

My husband and I got up at 5am this morning so we would be at our polling place before it opened at 6am. We definitely knew where we were going. If w...

Jason Linkins

Portfolio's Matt Cooper Predicts Virginia To Go Obama | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At last night's rally in Manassas, Virginia, Liz Glover spoke with Portfolio's Matt Cooper, who offered a debrief of Obama's final VA speech and some ...

The Obama Ground Game In Northern Virginia

Peter J. Ognibene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Peter J. Ognibene

Alexandria, Virginia--For the past week, I have been a small cog in the rather large wheel of the Obama Ground Game that is stealthily rolling across ...

Virginia Fever: Easy To Catch

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrea Chalupa

An important job this year is doing election protection in the Richmond area, where African American voter turnout is expected in record numbers.

Virginia Volunteers Give Their All

Carol Franco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Carol Franco

Virginia Campaign for Change Headquarters, Marshall St., Richmond: We waltz in on weekends, hubby and I, log on for a few hours of data entry, place a...

Auto Workers Canvassing for Obama in Va.: "Old Ladies Flipping Me the Bird!"

Adrienne Birecree | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Adrienne Birecree

DUBLIN, Va. -- When you think of the United Auto Workers (UAW) Southwest Virginia is not the first place that comes to mind. But this region is home t...