President Obama to visit Grand Junction

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo (KKCO) __ Sources close to the Democratic Party confirm exclusively to KKCO 11 News that President Barack Obama will be making a Colorado Campaign stop next week.

As part of his trip, KKCO 11 News has learned the President will be in Grand Junction on August 8th, 2012. Details about where and what time the event will start haven’t yet been released.

We’ll update our web channel, facebook and twitter feeds as we learn more, and have comprehensive coverage tonight on KKCO 11 News at 5:30.


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  • by Doug Location: GJ on Aug 8, 2012 at 01:57 PM
    Some facts on spending, Clinton's last budget was 1.8 trillion, Bush II last budget was 3.5 Trillion, Obama's budget for 2011 was 3.6 Trillion. BUSH ALMOST DOUBLED THE FEDERAL BUDGET. OBAMA'S INCREASE IN SPENDING IS THE LOWEST SINCE THE 1950'S. republicans
  • by Anonymous on Aug 7, 2012 at 10:59 AM
    Just wondering to those of you talking about money being spent here. What about Romney? He is spending way more money, why aren't you mad at that & he has a ton of security and police protecting him as well. And he should, but if you are going to be mad about Obama why aren't you mad at Romney too?
  • by Anonymous on Aug 5, 2012 at 12:42 PM
    actually these are free; you don't need "big bucks", and in fact he does speak for free.
  • by Anonymous on Aug 3, 2012 at 03:19 PM
    Is he bringing his terrorist advisor ( the Muslim Brotherhoods), the one who told all that there is no such thing as a radical Muslims terrorist?
  • by kevin on Aug 2, 2012 at 02:22 PM
    chick-fil-A. the chairman is free to speak his mind under the 1st amendment and i am free to not spend my money at his establishment under the 1st amendment! as far as those people showing up to support their view yesterday and causing a traffic jam good for you but they should pay for the added police who probably were on overtime.
  • by kevin on Aug 2, 2012 at 02:17 PM
    Tea Party-now there is an oxy moron for you!
  • by Anonymous on Aug 1, 2012 at 05:50 PM
    Send him some Chick-fil-A.
  • by Yes! on Aug 1, 2012 at 04:07 PM
    Hey ALL CAPS DUDE: You're killing me! Keep it up! Tin foil hat a 'lil tight? What color is the sky in your world?
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      by Jenny on Aug 6, 2012 at 05:16 PM in reply to Yes!
      I will be overjoyed to have President Obama for another 4 YEARS!!! Keep up the great work! Can't wait till Wed. There was so many people down at the headquarters today waiting happily to get a chance to see the President!!!
  • by Berry on Aug 1, 2012 at 02:07 PM
    This just in: Community Corrections and the DA has said that posting a community blog does not count as doing your commnunity time. So, for all of you 58 contributors, time to start your sentence all over again. Bummer.
  • by Old Timer on Aug 1, 2012 at 12:05 PM
    A..nybody B..ut O..bama ABO is going to be my theme song for another 97 days or so. Our country cannot stand another four years of his lies and spending.
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      by kevin on Aug 2, 2012 at 02:14 PM in reply to Old Timer
      but we withstood 8 years of W and him putting us in this financial hole with 2 wars he started and at a cost of 1.2 trillion? do you really feel any safer today than prior to 9-11. and all those republicans who went right along with that financial genius! but we can afford romney?
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        by NotAKevin on Aug 4, 2012 at 05:52 AM in reply to kevin
        Right on Kevin! Go get those Republicans and while you're at it, let's throw in some blame Bush rhetoric. Let's see; 1.2 trillion versus over 4 trillion, 41 months of unemployment above 8% and more class warfare rhetoric brought to us under the banner of "transparency". Simply stated, Obummer's record stinks and that is why he can not run on it.
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      by Bev on Aug 5, 2012 at 07:32 PM in reply to Old Timer
      Congress is actually doing all of that spending; President Obama doesn't get to write the checks without their permission. Quit blaming the President and start looking at those 1% businesses that do not pay much in taxes as it is, didn't pay anything back after their bail out by then President G.W. Bush and follow the actual money. The money does not reside in the White House.
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