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President Obama Returns To L.A. Thursday; Street Closures Planned

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — President Barack Obama’s scheduled visit to the Southland on Thursday has prompted a traffic advisory from local authorities.

According to the advisory, a hard closure is planned along Hilgard Avenue between Le Conte and Weyburn avenues in the Westwood Village from 8 a.m. 237 more words


President Obama Heading To NYC And Greenwich, Connecticut For Fundraisers

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – President Barack Obama will be in New York City to raise money for his fellow democrats Tuesday afternoon.

The president will headline two big fundraisers for the Democratic Party before heading to Greenwich, Connecticut for an event benefiting Senate Democrats. 609 more words


A Presidential visit for Milwaukee: Laborfest volunteers make last-minute preparations

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — A Presidential visit in Milwaukee on Labor Day! Preparations were underway Sunday at Maier Festival Park — with volunteers preparing to welcome President Barack Obama to Milwaukee’s Laborfest celebration on Monday, September 1st. 440 more words


Obama slams GOP in speech to RI donors

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday blamed dysfunction in Congress on a Republican Party he said is captive to an ideologically rigid, unproductive and cynical faction, urging like-minded Democrats to show up for November’s midterm elections. 415 more words