Friday, October 19, 2012
The President stopped by GMU Friday morning to rally support before Election Day.
President Barack Obama made a campaign stop at George Mason University Friday morning, rallying a crowd of about 9,000 voters. Obama spoke about the economy, women's rights, and called Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney out for backtracking on his stances on such such issues. The President coined the term "Romnesia," drawing laughs and cheers from the crowd. See more about what Obama said during his rally here.
Friday, October 5, 2012
About 1,935 supporters listened to President Barack Obama speak Friday at George Mason University in Fairfax.
President Barack Obama warned the George Mason University community Friday that voting for Mitt Romney would mean a return to top-down economics and social freedoms predating Roe v. Wade. About 1,935 supporters and media packed the Center for the Arts at GMU's Fairfax campus for the rally, the first of two planned presidential stops Friday in Virginia and Ohio, both considered key battleground states. The presidential appearance came just hours after the Department of Labor announced the unemployment rate fell to 7.8 percent last month — the lowest national unemployment rate in the past four years and a figure that could help boost Obama's re-election campaign, experts said. “Today's news is not an excuse to talk down the economy to score …
Join Patch as we report live from President Barack Obama's event.
President Barack Obama will stop at George Mason University on Friday morning, addressing a crowd at the Center for the Arts. Can't make the event? Didn't get tickets? Join in as Patch brings you live updates from the event. Planning on going? Share your thoughts and pictures directly in the chat or by using the hashtags #GMU, #Patchpolitics or #ObamaGMU. The chat will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday in this window. Obama's event is expected to begin at 10:45 a.m. More coverage: What the Friday Obama Event Means for Traffic Obama to Campaign at George Mason on Friday
What you need to know about President Barack Obama's appearance at GMU.
President Barack Obama will speak Friday morning at George Mason University's Center for the Arts. Here's what to expect if you plan on going or just passing through. Traffic and parking: For those who want to go: Information provided by George Mason University. Check Patch for live updates from the event.