President Obama Scheduled To Visit Roanoke Next Week


RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- President Barack Obama will campaign next Friday and Saturday in Roanoke, Hampton and Virginia Beach on a campaign swing across the battleground state.{}A Democratic official told The Associated Press Obama will visit the cities and emphasize the economy and comparing his plan for nurturing the recovery to that of Republican Mitt Romney.{}The official spoke on the condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to release the president's plans.