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Md. black voters angry, but still back Obama

Four years ago, estimates put African-American support nationally as high as 96 percent. But as the Democratic National Convention gears up in Charlotte, N.C., this week, the Obama campaign will have to work hard to limit a natural falling off of supporters in a race tied in national polling where every vote will count.

Tuesday - 09/04/2012, 11:48am EDT

Tags: Barack Obama, Emmett Burns

Labor Day marked with parades, political speeches

President Obama celebrated this Labor Day with UAW workers in the battle-ground state of Ohio. And Virginia Senate candidates greeted voters in the same Blue Ridge parade.

Monday - 09/03/2012, 06:42pm EDT

Tags: Labor Day, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan, Tim Kaine, George Allen, Toledo, UAW

Poll: Dead heat for Obama, Romney in NoVa

It's a near even split on which candidate Northern Virginia voters would choose between President Barack Obama and former Governor Mitt Romney according to the WTOP Beltway Poll, conducted by Heart+Mind Strategies.

Wednesday - 08/08/2012, 12:28pm EDT

Tags: Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, wtop beltway poll, Tim Kaine, George Allen

Nearly 300 children join D.C. voucher program

Nearly 300 children have been awarded new private-school tuition vouchers under a federal program that's been the source of tension between Congress and the White House.

Sunday - 08/05/2012, 12:28pm EDT

Tags: Barack Obama, D.C. voucherrs, school vouchers

Is your neighbor a Democrat? Obama has an app for that

Curious how many Democrats live on your block? Just download the Obama campaign's new mobile app.

Sunday - 08/05/2012, 07:15am EDT

Tags: Barack Obama, presidential campaign, iPhone, iPhone app, privacy concerns

Virginia AG denounces health care ruling

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli says the U.S. Supreme Court's decision upholding President Barack Obama's health care overhaul makes this "a dark day for American liberty."

Thursday - 06/28/2012, 11:28am EDT

Tags: Barack Obama, health care overhaul, Ken Cuccinelli

WTOP Beltway Poll: Obama leads Romney in DMV

There's now more evidence that Virginia could be a key battleground in the presidential race, and that the race could be a close one.

Tuesday - 05/29/2012, 08:38am EDT

Tags: wtop beltway poll, George Allen, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Tim Kaine, gay marriage

Va. homeless man pleads guilty to threatening Obama

A homeless man in Roanoke has pleaded guilty to charges of threatening to kill President Barack Obama.

Tuesday - 05/15/2012, 06:55am EDT

Tags: Steven John Gurczynski, Barack Obama

Obama gay marriage support could roil Va. contest

President Barack Obama's newly announced support for same-sex marriages adds an emotional new element with an uncertain effect into his re-election bid in Virginia, a battleground state he won in 2008 but where voters have consistently opposed it.

Thursday - 05/10/2012, 03:11am EDT

Tags: gay marriage, same-sex marriage, Barack Obama, election

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