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  • black_detroiter1
    Gordon Trowbridge / Detroit News Washington Bureau Sen. Barack Obama will make his first visit to the city of Detroit as the Democratic presidential nominee,
    Message 1 of 2 , Jun 9, 2008
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      Gordon Trowbridge / Detroit News Washington Bureau

      Sen. Barack Obama will make his first visit to the city of Detroit as
      the Democratic presidential nominee, and his first in nearly a year,
      when he holds a public rally and high-dollar Renaissance Center
      fundraiser on June 16.

      The fundraising event, with tickets at $1,000 and $2,300, will
      accompany a public rally of some sort, part of a two-week campaign
      tour Obama is making to swing states focusing on the ailing economy.
      That tour begins today in North Carolina, where Obama is to deliver an
      economic policy speech.

      The fundraiser is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on June 16. There are no
      details yet on the public event.

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      Obama, who had stayed out of Michigan all year as part of the
      controversy over Michigan's January primary, has made two visits to
      Michigan this spring, hitting Sterling Heights, Warren, Troy and Grand
      Rapids. But he has yet to stop in the city since appearing at an NAACP
      candidate forum in July.

      You can reach Gordon Trowbridge at (202) 662-8738 or
      gtrowbridge@....
    • mzsuzuki@aol.com
      Wow..what happened to funding his campaign with money from the everyday people? I thought his campaign was being funded by $1 s, $5 s, $10 s? In a message
      Message 2 of 2 , Jun 9, 2008
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        Wow..what happened to funding his campaign with money from the everyday
        people? I thought his
        campaign was being funded by $1's, $5's, $10's?


        In a message dated 6/9/2008 11:45:02 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
        visionary1@... writes:




        Gordon Trowbridge / Detroit News Washington Bureau

        Sen. Barack Obama will make his first visit to the city of Detroit as
        the Democratic presidential nominee, and his first in nearly a year,
        when he holds a public rally and high-dollar Renaissance Center
        fundraiser on June 16.

        The fundraising event, with tickets at $1,000 and $2,300, will
        accompany a public rally of some sort, part of a two-week campaign
        tour Obama is making to swing states focusing on the ailing economy.
        That tour begins today in North Carolina, where Obama is to deliver an
        economic policy speech.

        The fundraiser is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on June 16. There are no
        details yet on the public event.

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        Obama, who had stayed out of Michigan all year as part of the
        controversy over Michigan's January primary, has made two visits to
        Michigan this spring, hitting Sterling Heights, Warren, Troy and Grand
        Rapids. But he has yet to stop in the city since appearing at an NAACP
        candidate forum in July.

        You can reach Gordon Trowbridge at (202) 662-8738 or
        _gtrowbridge@gtrowbridge_ (mailto:gtrowbridge@...) .







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