Skip Navigation

Close and don't show again.

Your browser is out of date.

You may not get the full experience here on National Journal.

Please upgrade your browser to any of the following supported browsers:

Obama Headed For Possible Happy Valley Ice Storm Obama Headed For Possible Happy Valley Ice Storm

NEXT :
This ad will end in seconds
Close X

Not a member? Learn More »

Forget Your Password?

Don't have an account? Register »

Reveal Navigation

 

Obama Headed For Possible Happy Valley Ice Storm

Last week, Obama cut short a Jan. 26 visit to Manitowoc, Wis., to try to beat a thumping of heavy, wet snow that snarled the D.C.-area evening rush hour. He was too late; a 20-minute ride from Andrews Air Force Base, Md., back to the White House instead took over an hour.

This week's storm is also expected to bring more than a foot of snow to Chicago -- a city that, as Obama is fond of telling D.C. residents, is supposedly more used to dealing with heavy snowfalls. The last time Chicago received in excess of a foot of snow from a single storm was Jan. 1-3, 1999.

DON'T MISS TODAY'S TOP STORIES

Chock full of usable information on today's issues."

Michael, Executive Director

Concise coverage of everything I wish I had hours to read about."

Chuck, Graduate Student

The day's action in one quick read."

Stacy , Director of Communications

Great way to keep up with Washington"

Ray, Professor of Economics

Sign up form for the newsletter
MORE NATIONAL JOURNAL