Texas Congressman Campaigns for Obama
U.S. Rep. Chet Edwards (D-Texas) will campaign in Virginia this week for Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama to talk about the challenges facing veterans, including those returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.
Edwards will meet local veterans and military families to discuss Obama's plans for improving medical care, pay equity and educational opportunities to troops and their families.
Edwards, whose district includes President Bush's Crawford ranch, is chairman of the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Subcommittee and is a member of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee.
Event details are below:
MON, SEPT. 29, 2008
Front Royal Veterans For Obama Forum
When: 6 p.m.
Where: Warren County Government Center
220 N. Commerce Avenue
Front Royal, VA
TUES, SEPT. 30, 2008
Luray Veterans For Obama Forum
When: 12 p.m.
Where: 218 Veterans Lane
Harrisonburg Veterans For Obama Forum
When: 3 p.m.
Where: Massanutten Regional Library
174 S. Main Street
Staunton Veterans For Obama Forum
When: 5:30 p.m.
Where: Mary Baldwin College
101 E. Frederick Street
WED, OCT 1, 2008
Winchester Veterans For Obama Forum
When: 9 a.m.
September 29, 2008; 10:19 AM ET
Categories: Anita Kumar , Barack Obama , Election 2008/President
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