Amazon employee shares Obama experience
Amazon employee shares Obama experience

Employees of the online retailer said hearing President Obama speak so close to home was an opportunity of a lifetime. One employee got a little more out of the visit than he expected.

Protesters gather near airport to greet President Obama's arrival to Chattanooga
Protesters gather near airport to greet President Obama's arrival to Chattanooga

As President Obama arrived in Chattanooga, not everyone had welcome signs to greet him. Protesters gathered off Lee Highway near the airport, holding signs that said everything from "Obama hates America" to "Obama lies."

Spectators lined interstate for presidential motorcade
Spectators lined interstate for presidential motorcade

Going into Tuesday, no one knew what route President Barack Obama would take from he airport to Amazon. Some hopeful spectators were banking on I-75 and they were right.

Obama tours Amazon center, speaks about jobs, economy
Obama tours Amazon center, speaks about jobs, economy

Obama spent several hours in Chattanooga Tuesday touring the Amazon fulfillment center and speaking about job creating and the economy.

President Obama's remarks at Amazon
President Obama's remarks at Amazon

President Barack Obama on Tuesday challenged Republicans to accept a new fiscal deal to cut corporate tax rates in exchange for more government spending on jobs programs.

Congressman Fleischmann Responds to President Obama’s Speech
Congressman Fleischmann Responds to President Obama’s Speech

Congressman Fleischmann addressed President Obama's speech in Chattanooga Tuesday afternoon.

The Presidential Visit: Stay with Channel 3 for the latest news
The Presidential Visit: Stay with Channel 3 for the latest news

President Barack Obama will visit Chattanooga, and speak at the Amazon Fulfillment Center as part of his "A Better Bargain for the Middle Class," a series of speeches.

#POTUSinCHA: Today's Presidential Schedule
#POTUSinCHA: Today's Presidential Schedule

The White House secdule for Tuesday, July 30, 2013 as President Barack Obama visits Chattanooga and the  Amazon fulfillment Center.

Obama proposes 'grand bargain' for jobs
Obama proposes 'grand bargain' for jobs

President Barack Obama is extending a new proposal to Republicans that he hopes will break the political gridlock on budget negotiations, offering to cut corporate tax rates in exchange for job investments.

Tenn. GOP ready to rollout the unwelcome mat for visiting Obama
Tenn. GOP ready to rollout the unwelcome mat for visiting Obama

In what is billed as "a different kind of welcome" for President Barack Obama's visit to Chattanooga today, the Tennessee Republican Party is airing a television ad declaring that Tennessee is a success "not because of your liberal policies, but in spite of them."

Obama supporters and protesters prepare for presidential visit
Obama supporters and protesters prepare for presidential visit

Many of those Channel 3 spoke with said party affiliation aside, a presidential visit is an exciting time for Chattanooga.

Obama, Clinton meet for lunch, sparking 2016 buzz
Obama, Clinton meet for lunch, sparking 2016 buzz

When is a lunch more than just a midday meal? When the two diners are President Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton, and inquiring minds want to know who, if anyone, the president will endorse in 2016.

State political parties debate local job growth
State political parties debate local job growth

Democrats and Republicans are sounding off ahead of President Obama's visit to the scenic city.

Political expert: Ranting versus discussion on President Obama's visit
Political expert: Ranting versus discussion on President Obama's visit

As the Scenic City prepares to welcome the President of the United States, there have been extreme reactions to his visit. Many viewers have let us, here at Channel 3, know how they feel about it.

TN Republican Party to air "Welcome" ad aimed at Obama
TN Republican Party to air "Welcome" ad aimed at Obama

The Tennessee Republican Party is rolling out a different kind of welcome mat for the president.

Last-minute prep at Amazon: Crews spruce up grounds
Last-minute prep at Amazon: Crews spruce up grounds

The buzz continues to grow in the Scenic City ahead of Tuesday's visit from President Obama.

Follow Channel 3's presidential coverage through social media
Follow Channel 3's presidential coverage through social media

WRCB will be covering every aspect of President Obama's visit to Chattanooga both on air and online.

Amazon adding 5,000 new jobs across the US, including Chattanooga and Murfreesboro
Amazon adding 5,000 new jobs across the US, including Chattanooga and Murfreesboro

According to Amazon, the new positions pay 30% more than traditional retail jobs and include comprehensive benefits.

Frequently asked questions
Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions regarding presidential visit.

Tuesday weather forecast
Tuesday weather forecast

Tuesday is looking to be a beautiful day for the president's visit to the Scenic City.

Signs of declining economic security
Signs of declining economic security

Four out of 5 U.S. adults struggle with joblessness, near-poverty or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives, a sign of deteriorating economic security and an elusive American dream.

Chattanooga Tea Party to protest presidential visit
Chattanooga Tea Party to protest presidential visit

A Chattanooga Tea Party will stage a protest Tuesday when President Obama visits the Amazon fulfillment center.

Motorcade Route and road closures
Motorcade Route and road closures

A number of roads will be temporarily closed for the presidential motorcade Tuesday; however which roads will be closed and for how long will not be released until Tuesday.

Rolling out the unwelcome mat: Plenty of vitriol will greet Obama in Chattanooga
Rolling out the unwelcome mat: Plenty of vitriol will greet Obama in Chattanooga

The visit may be historic. He may be the leader of the free world and the first black president. Chattanooga may be a blue dot in one of the most Republican states in the country.

Secret Service preparing for President's visit
Secret Service preparing for President's visit

Expect delays, but none too bad. That's what a secret service agent said Sunday while talking about their security preparations for the upcoming presidential visit.

Local business owners hope Obama visit highlights their importance to city success
Local business owners hope Obama visit highlights their importance to city success

The speech is said to focus on manufacturing and high wage jobs, but many local entrepreneurs hope his visit will highlight the importance of small businesses to the city.

Presidential visit could impact local cab drivers financially
Presidential visit could impact local cab drivers financially

The countdown is on for President Obama's arrival, some people are looking forward to it and some say it is going to impact them financially.

Donut shop hopes to get President Obama's attention
Donut shop hopes to get President Obama's attention

One local baker is thrilled about President Obama's visit, so much that she's named a donut after him.

UPDATE: Airport preparations underway for presidential visit
UPDATE: Airport preparations underway for presidential visit

Local, state and federal law enforcement agencies will have heightened security all over town during the president's visit. And it starts where he arrives, at the Chattanooga airport.

Residents hope President Obama’s visit help workers financially
Residents hope President Obama’s visit help workers financially

President Obama kicks off his "Better Bargain for the Middle Class" tour at the Amazon fulfillment center off Bonny Oaks Drive Tuesday.

President Obama coming to the Scenic City to talk jobs
President Obama coming to the Scenic City to talk jobs

Chattanooga is getting ready for a presidential visit. President Obama is coming to the Scenic City to talk "jobs."

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