Jan Brewer's successor probably won't be as flamboyant
March 12th, 2014
05:35 PM ET
5 months ago

Jan Brewer's successor probably won't be as flamboyant

(CNN) – It's not clear who might try to succeed Jan Brewer as governor of Arizona next year, but chances are good that whoever it is won't be quite as flamboyant.

The finger-wagging, gun-loving politician, known as a firebrand who exhibits flashes of moderation, announced on Wednesday that she would "pass the torch of leadership" and not run for reelection. Her term ends in January.

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Filed under: Arizona • Jan Brewer
I fought for you, so help me win again, Obama tells Virginians
July 13th, 2012
03:03 PM ET
2 years ago

I fought for you, so help me win again, Obama tells Virginians

Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama kicked off two days of campaigning in Virginia by telling a boisterous crowd Friday that he kept his promise to bring change that helped middle-class families, and now it was time for them to work to re-elect him.

"Because of the values we share, I believe in you." Obama told the chanting, cheering supporters in a Virginia Beach school gymnasium. "And I hope you believe in me, because I've kept that promise, and I fought for you and I'm going to keep on fighting for you as long as I have a chance to be your president."

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Filed under: 2012 • President Obama • Virginia