VP Biden pays respects – remembers his own life tragedy

Thursday, August 16, 2012

VP Biden pays respects - remembers his own life tragedy

VP Biden made an unannounced stop at about 220 to the campus memorial of victims of the April ’07 Virginia Tech shooting. The pool reporter asked what the memorial meant to him, prompting Biden to recall his own life’s tragedy. VP paused repeatedly as he answered in an emotional, solemn fashion. Biden staff initially tried […]

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VP Biden stops in Radford before VT event (Pool Report)

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

VP Biden stops in Radford before VT event (Pool Report)

Radford, VA: VPOTUS made a mid-morning stop at the River City Grill, a modern-looking eatery on Third Street just off of East Main Street. What the pool could hear: a maybe 5-year-old young boy singing an unkown song (oft-repeated words sounded like “Everybody loves me”) in the direction of the pool for the roughly 8 […]

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PHOTOS added: VP Biden stops at the Floyd Country Store (Pool Report)

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

PHOTOS added: VP Biden stops at the Floyd Country Store (Pool Report)

Pool No. 2 Reporter Michael Memoli, LA Times VPOTUS made a second mid-afternoon unscheduled stop in the town of Floyd, his motorcade stopping in the heart of downtown at the Floyd Country Store, which a sign out front declares is “Home of the Friday Jamboree.” A store manager said it’s about 100 years old (sign […]

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VP Biden stops in Stuart at The Coffee Break Cafe (Pool Report)

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

POOL report No. 1 – Jonathan Martin, Politico VP Biden made a mid-day OTR stop in the county seat town of Stuart, Virginia. The motorcade pulled into downtown Stuart – what locals call “Uptown” — and the vp immediately went into a restaurant called The Coffee Break Cafe, “family owned since 1973,” as the sign out […]

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Pool report from Danville on VP Biden talking football with HS students

Monday, August 13, 2012

Pool report from Danville on VP Biden talking football with HS students

Photos courtesy of Steven Mantilla, photojournalist at the Danville Register & Bee. Danville, Va. VP stops at a football practice, where he is in his element. Some good color and quotes, which you no doubt suspected. At 6:12pm motorcade arrived on the campus of George Washington High School, where VPOTUS made an unscheduled stop to […]

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