Charles Fishburne is a correspondent for WCVE Public Radio. He brings over 40 years experience as a broadcast journalist and news executive in Richmond, Washington D.C. and New York. Charles was also a long-time television news anchor and news director in Richmond.
President Obama was in Newport News yesterday, where he told shipbuilders that thousands of blue-collar jobs will be lost if federal lawmakers don’t strike a deal by the end of the week to avoid sweeping budget cuts.
Congressional Democrats and Republicans split up across Virginia yesterday to deliver dueling messages about the need for a bipartisan deal to stop $85 billion in looming budget cuts that take effect Friday.