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UR president joins Obama at today’s White House summit

Today’s gathering of college presidents, along with the First Lady and Vice President, seeks to strengthen several higher education goals.

Explainer: What the DOMA decision means for Virginia

The Supreme Court ruled the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional. So what does it mean for Virginia?

Vice President Biden and other national leaders visit VCU today

As part of his effort to investigate ways to deter gun violence in the county, Vice President Biden will head a discussion today on the campus of VCU.

Picture of the day: Obama in Richmond

RVANews picture of the day.

President Obama visits RVA

President Obama came to RVA today to speak to a crowd of thousands gathered at the Carillon in Byrd Park.

Streets closures for Obama’s visit to the Carillon on Thursday

Richmond Police have announced parking regulations and street closures for Thursday’s event at the Carillon that will feature President Obama.

Obama returns to RVA this weekend, Rudy Giuliani will visit Henrico

Virginia is important for Obama and Romney to win this fall, so it’s no surprise that both candidate’s campaigns have scheduled high-profile visits to the Richmond area later this week.

Mitt Romney premieres first TV ad, will air in Virginia

Mitt Romney’s campaign has released its first general election television ad. The video outlines the proposed policy changes that Gov. Romney would implement on his first day in office. The ad will run in Ohio, North Carolina, Iowa, and Virginia. It’s expected that these states will play a deciding factor in determining if Romney will […]

The Daily Show will film at Baja Bean tomorrow evening

I spoke with Jeff Allums, managing partner at Baja Bean, a short while ago. He confirmed that The Daily Show with Jon Stewart will be filming at their location in the Fan tomorrow evening. Jeff said that a Daily Show producer called the restaurant and explained that they would like to interview customers about President […]

Streets closed for Obama’s visit

Parking and traffic restrictions will go into place starting today near VCU in preparation for President Obama’s visit at the Siegel Center on Saturday afternoon. From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, police will close down West Broad Street between Lombardy and Belvidere streets. There will be additional intermittent street closures in the areas […]