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Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Democratic Campaign Chatter 6-25-2008

Obama maintains double digit lead over McCain - In a LA Times/Bloomberg poll conducted from June 19-23, Obama leads McCain by 12 points, 49-37. The margin of error is 3 points. Earlier this week, a Newsweek poll had Obama up by 15 points. Read more here.


Senator Clinton returns to the Senate - She is back on the Hill and receives a warm welcome. Let's see how she votes on the FISA bill. Read more here.


Obama asks his national finance committee to help retire Clinton debt - This is a class move that should also help win over any remaining Clinton supporters. Read more here.


Wow! 3,000 Obama "Unite for Change" House Meetings planned - Jon Carson, National Field Director for Obama for America sent an email informing supporters of 3000 House Meetings occurring across the country on Saturday June 28. Geez, is that an average of 60 per state? An impressive field organization. To find a meeting near you, click here.


Obama will meet with Business Leaders today - In Chicago, he will hold a private meeting with Business Leaders from around the country to discuss ways the private sector can help strengthen the economy. A press conference is scheduled afterward at 3:15 PM ET. Read more here.


More support from Hillary - Today, in a closed door meeting, she will urge her former supporters on the Hill to give their support to Obama. Tomorrow, she will appear at a fundraiser with Obama in D.C. and Friday, the two of them are off to Unity, New Hampshire. Read more here.

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