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Obama 50 State Strategy

Dean's 50 State Strategy Can Help Combat Racism

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Andrea Chalupa

One thing volunteering for the Obama campaign in southern Virginia reiterated to me is that racism is alive and well in this country and there's somet...

Tight Polls and Rumors of an Obama Visit Boost Momentum in Arizona

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dawn Teo

"The polls are creating a level of excitement here that we haven't seen before. The promise and hope that Arizonans could help put Barack Obama in the White House has our offices packed with people."

Obama Scales Back 50-State Strategy

Time | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama has never been particularly shy about his hope to reshape the political landscape of a country deeply divided between red and blue. To mu...

Was Obama's 22-State Strategy A Mistake?

FiveThirtyEight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Some scattered thoughts on the ponderable above: 1. Thave been some particular resource allocation decisions made by the Obama campaign that I've bee...

Poll: Obama Leads In Alaska; Campaign Red State Efforts Making Gains

Daniel Nichanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Nichanian

Alaska is one of the seven red states where Obama is on the air and organizing but McCain is not. The effort seems to be paying initial dividends.

Polls Show Close Race In North And South Carolina

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new set of polls from the Carolinas show that both of these states could be close this Fall, despite the fact that neither has voted Democratic sinc...

Obama Plans "Unbelievable" Push To Win Missouri

Kansas City Star | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

How much would Barack Obama love to win Missouri? Let us count the staffers... 148, 149, yes, 150 ... The Democrat's campaign said Tuesday it is tri...

Obama Setting Up Shop In GOP Stronghold South Carolina

The State | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A team of paid staffers for Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama will be dispatched to the Palmetto State in coming weeks. Obama's campaign i...

Obama Lets Voters Add To DNC Platform

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Democratic National Committee and Barack Obama's presidential campaign will hold meetings in all 50 states to get voters more i...

Virginia Gov. Warner: Obama Has Good Chance Of Winning State

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Virginia governor Mark Warner today reaffirmed that he wasn't interested in serving as Sen. Barack Obama's vice presidential running mate becau...

What Fifty State Strategy?

Gail McGowan Mellor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Gail McGowan Mellor

Seated in the Kentucky headquarters with her blue eyes, tightly curled white hair, turquoise earrings and a rainbow-colored pullover, Party Director Jo Anne Crawford looked as lonely as the Maytag repairman.

Can Obama Take Bush Country?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Politico reports that Obama will focus his sizable resources on fourteen states Bush won in 2004. Even in states he'll almost certainly lose, like...

Kos: Why Obama's 50-State Strategy Is Revolutionary

Daily Kos | Markos Moulitsas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

That's incredible. It's revolutionary. Much was said last week about "Obama keeping Dean at the DNC". That much was never in doubt. No nominee has ev...

Sam Stein

Obama And Dean Team Up To Recast The Political Map | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sixteen months after he launched his campaign for the White House, Sen. Barack Obama may, just now, be entering his campaign's most perilous stage. Fa...