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Obama returns to the political arena

Barack Obama will participate in two campaign events later today. Photo: AP

Today, per his office, Barack Obama "will participate in two campaign events to support Democrats running for governor in Virginia and New Jersey."

  • "In the afternoon, President Obama will join Phil Murphy and Sheila Oliver for a canvass kickoff with grassroots supporters at the Robert Treat Hotel in Newark."
  • "In the evening, President Obama will travel to Richmond, Virginia to deliver remarks at a campaign rally for Lt. Governor Ralph Northam."
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