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Texas Congressman Campaigns for Obama

Anita Kumar

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
Luray, VA

Harrisonburg Veterans For Obama Forum

When: 3 p.m.

Where: Massanutten Regional Library
174 S. Main Street
Harrisonburg, VA

Staunton Veterans For Obama Forum

When: 5:30 p.m.

Where: Mary Baldwin College
Miller Chapel
101 E. Frederick Street
Staunton, VA

WED, OCT 1, 2008

Winchester Veterans For Obama Forum

When: 9 a.m.
Where: TBD

By Anita Kumar  |  September 29, 2008; 10:19 AM ET
Categories:  Anita Kumar , Barack Obama , Election 2008/President  
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