President makes a campaign stop at Loudoun County High School
President Barack Obama campaigned for a second term Thursday during a stop at Loudoun County High School in Leesburg, Va. A big thanks to AOL's Brian Virgo for the pictures. Related articles: Obama: Victory in Loudoun Equals Reelection Romney Campaign Bus Preempts Obama Rally Live Updates: Obama Visits Leesburg
Nationwide, presidential candidate Mitt Romney raised more last month than President Obama, but the statistics don’t follow that pattern locally.
Former Governor Mitt Romney raised more campaign funds in May than President Barack Obama nationwide, but Obama still has Romney beat in Virginia, according to the latest campaign finance reports. Romney pulled in $76.8 million from donors in May, his campaign announced today. Obama’s campaign pulled in more than $60 million, The Los Angeles Times reported. But things look different in Virginia, where Obama has raised $3.72 million in this election cycle from residents, according to Federal Election Commission data released Monday. Romney has raised $3.61 million from Virginia residents. From voters in the greater Washington, D.C. area, which includes the District plus parts of Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia, Obama has received $9.59…
Obama revealed a plan that relies heavily on using community colleges, such as NOVA in Manassas, to prepare students for jobs of the future in areas such as science and technology, health care and advanced manufacturing.