11/24/2008 05:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Illinois Obama Volunteers Target Nearby Swing States

Lynn Sweet reports:

Obama Illinois State Director Ken Bennet, who has been keeping a low profile all this time, emerges in a video to ask Illinois Obama backers to flood the neighboring key battleground states of Iowa, Wisconsin, Missouri and Indiana.

Since there is not much Obama work to do in Illinois, the Illinois movable feast has been targeting the adjacent Big Ten states. The Obama campaign has told me this export of political talent will not drain big House campaigns in Illinois where Democrats have a chance to make red districts blue.

Watch the video: