Tag: President Bill Clinton

The Secret Service used to value POTUS a little more

My first experience with the Secret Service came in 1998. A cub reporter for The News Virginian in Waynesboro, Va., I got the assignment to cover a visit by President Bill Clinton to Wintergreen, just down the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Chris Graham: I feel ya, Mr. Met

Mr. Met, the baseball-domed mascot for the New York Mets, and the subject of a new book by former Mr. Met AJ Mass, was informed by the Secret Service in 1997 at a baseball game attended by President Bill Clinton that if he approached the president, “we go for the kill shot.”

Leading advocate for hunger relief programs to speak at Bridgewater College

Three-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee and former United States Ambassador Tony P. Hall, a leading advocate for hunger relief programs and improving human rights conditions around the world, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3, in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College.

Chris Graham: Whither Robert Sarvis and the Virginia Libertarian Party?

OK, so he didn’t get 10 percent, and he surely didn’t win. But Robert Sarvis held on to most of the support that he was getting in polls taken before the 2013 Virginia governor election. What does this mean for Sarvis and for the Libertarian Party whose banner he carried? Not much, actually, despite what you’re hearing from the Libertarians.

Ken Cuccinelli on the campaign trail with GOP heavyweights

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and former Texas Congressman Ron Paul will join Republican nominee Ken Cuccinelli on the Virginia governor campaign trail in the final days heading into the Nov. 5 election.

Bill Clinton to campaign for McAuliffe in Harrisonburg

Democratic gubernatorial nominee Terry McAuliffe’s campaign announced campaign events with President Bill Clinton and Virginians for McAuliffe.

Chris Graham | How? vs. How Much?

We’re running a few minutes behind to get to the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner to hear former President Bill Clinton, and my wife, Crystal, is at wit’s end. We’d spent the sunny, springlike afternoon with my college roommate and his wife in Richmond and taken our swanky dinner clothes with us to change there instead of being […]

Videocast | Bill Clinton addresses Virginia Democrats

Former President Bill Clinton was the keynote speaker at Saturday’s Jefferson-Jackson Dinner in Richmond. AFP editor Chris Graham was on hand for the annual Democratic Party of Virginia event and chronicles the high points of the speech on the future of the Democratic Party. Length: 23:54.