Friday, September 19, 2008

'Obama starting key Florida swing with rally at UM'

"Barack Obama arrives in South Florida on Friday for the first time since he clinched the Democratic nomination in June." Full story here.

After one of Wall Street's worst weeks ever, Barack Obama brings his campaign and its hope-and-change theme to Florida, one of the states hit hardest by the economic crisis.

At best, he is tied -- but gaining ground -- in Florida polls with Republican John McCain. A national Gallup Poll, showing Thursday that Obama has opened up a four-percentage-point lead nationwide, suggests that his stock with voters is improving as the stock market tanks. . . .

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