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Tuesday, August 19, 2008

IL: Obama plans Saturday return to Springfield with veep in tow

2:43 PM

From the Chicago Tribune's blog The Swamp:
It looks like presumptive Democratic nominee Barack Obama will feature his choice for a vice presidential candidate during a Saturday rally in Springfield -- where he kicked off his bid for the White House on a chilly February morning last year.

Sources said authorities in Illinois' capital city have been asked to prepare for a visit by Obama, the state's first-term senator, as part of a tour by the anticipated nominee and his newly minted running mate. The visit will occur just days before the Democratic National Convention begins in Denver to formalize Obama's nomination.
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