|From left, Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-11) and State Sen. Mark Herring (D-33) celebrate the opening of the Obama campaign office in Reston, Saturday, Aug. 4. Photo by Alex McVeigh.|
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By Alex McVeigh
RESTON - Dozens of volunteers and supporters for the campaign to re-elect Barack Obama opened the new Herndon-Reston office on Reston Parkway, Saturday, Aug. 4, one of six offices opened on the president’s 51st birthday in the Northern Virginia area.
"In the past we’ve worked on campaigns out of each other’s homes, but this year we thought offices might work better," said Michael Fruitman, a volunteer. "One of our primary focuses will be going out and registering voters, but we’ll also be engaging local neighborhoods to get their feelings on the election."
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