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Matt Townsend: From Obama Supporter to Volunteer in Three Days
My younger sister called me Saturday afternoon from Denver, Col. with excitement in her voice.
"I just got back from phone banking, and it was awesome," Sarah said.
Phone banking and awesome aren't two words anyone would expect to hear in the same sentence. For anyone who has done phone banking (and I have in the past), it goes right up there with cleaning behind your toilet. Most of the people you call have already heard from a political campaign, they just don't want to be bothered or they want to rant.
Allison Fine: On The Scene At A Hillary Rally
I attended a boisterous rally of Hillary supporters in White Plains
today. Hundreds of folks particularly union members who were nurses,
teachers and, my favorite, the IUPAT.
Matt Townsend: Latina Clinton Supporter Campaigns In Bronx
Only in New York City could you find a woman from the Honduran rainforests trying to convince an Indian man to vote for a woman president while they smoked cigarettes outside a salsa bar.
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