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Obama seeks to reassure tearful widow during Fort Lee Town Hall

FORT LEE, Va. — With tears in her eyes, holding her microphone with a shaky hand, Amanda Souza told President Barack Obama about her husband who committed suicide after not treating PTSD caused by his deployment. 498 more words

Politics

The President And The Military

President Barack Obama participates in a town hall with members of the military at Fort Lee, Virginia. The CNN town hall airs tonight at 9PM EDT
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What is President Obama doing at Fort Lee?

FORT LEE, Va. — President Barack Obama sits down with CNN’s Jake Tapper and a military audience to talk about national security, veterans’ issues and foreign policy challenges Wednesday at 9 p.m. 1,599 more words

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Obama hopeful national anthem protests spark a conversation

FORT LEE, Va. (AP) — Asked by a service member to weigh in on some NFL players kneeling during the national anthem, President Barack Obama said Wednesday he hoped the controversy would spark Americans to listen to others’ concerns and not just go into separate corners. 711 more words

National

How President Obama’s visit could impact your commute

RICHMOND, Va. — President Barack Obama is expected in Central Virginia Wednesday afternoon.

The president is scheduled to take part in a CNN town hall conversation with military members at Fort Lee. 109 more words

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Ex-Ally: Christie Seemed Happy About Gridlock

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the George Washington Bridge lane-closing trial (all times local):

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A former high-ranking transportation official who pleaded guilty in the George Washington Bridge traffic scandal says New Jersey Gov. 538 more words

News

Fort Lee Mayor Says He Lied About Bridgegate in Editorial

NEWARK – Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich testified on Wednesday in the Bridgegate trial of former Port Authority Deputy Executive Director Bill Baroni and former Governor Chris Christie Deputy Chief of Staff Bridget Kelly. 412 more words

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