POLITICAL observations & opinions

* Reinhard (Miami Herald): race in Florida intensifies; Obama ahead in polls

Posted by Lew Weinstein on October 27, 2008

Beth Reinhard writes in the Miami Herald …

  • As the campaign enters the homestretch, Florida voters can expect to see a lot more of the presidential and vice presidential candidates as the fight to win this crucial state intensifies.
  • Polls show Democratic nominee Barack Obama running ahead of McCain in the state that will make or break his presidential bid.
  • Florida voters should brace themselves for a frenetic homestretch.
  • Hardly a day or two goes by without a visit from the Democratic or Republican tickets, and in their absence, surrogates blanket the state.
  • In what will be one of the most anticipated events of the campaign, Obama is expected to appear Wednesday for the first time with former President Bill Clinton in Orlando, and on his own in Broward. Obama’s event with Hillary Clinton in Orlando last week drew an estimated 50,000 people.

Read  the entire article at … http://www.miamiherald.com/news/southflorida/story/741880.html

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