Archive Links

Consumer Archive
CU System Archive
Market Archive
Products Archive
Washington Archive

News Now

CU System
Obama cancels CU appearance due to flooding
ST. LOUIS (6/13/08)--Among the events canceled due to this week's floods was an appearance by Barack Obama at a credit union in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The Democratic presidential contender had been campaigning in smaller venues, and did some job shadowing at a St. Louis hospital, reported the Associated Press (June 11). According to the article, Obama planned "a similar workplace event Wednesday at a credit union in Cedar Rapids, but flooding forced him to cancel." The credit union was not named. The Obama campaign consulted with Iowa Gov. Chet Culver's staff and decided to cancel to ensure no resources would be diverted from Iowans devastated by the floods (Gazette Online (June 10)


RSS print
News Now LiveWire
September is National Preparedness Month. Read how your CU can get ready in #NewsNow #NPM @AgilityRecovery @Readygov
8 29 ago
Bay Area #creditunions featured in @SFBusinessTimes article http://t.co/SE7W81Ulia
8 29 ago
#NewsNow: 8 CU advisory board, new senior leaders named at @CFPB. http://t.co/EPKgHEDRRN
8 29 ago
#NewsNow: @FTC warns of government impostor scams. http://t.co/MMWBOcrqwJ
8 29 ago
Registration open for @CUNAMutualGroup's Discovery Conference #NewNow http://t.co/CATF0j9ct1
8 29 ago