Thursday, August 21, 2008

Obama campaign releases Battleground State Tour

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Obama will travel from Springfield, IL to Eau Claire, Wisconsin to Quad Cities, Iowa to Kansas City, Missouri to Billings, Montana to Denver. Read into it what you may.

Chicago, IL – Today, the Obama campaign announced that United States Senator Barack Obama will launch a battleground state tour leading up to the Democratic National Convention. Obama will kick off the tour on Saturday, August 23, 2008 with an event in Springfield, Illinois, the city where Obama officially announced his campaign for president on February 10, 2007.

The Obama campaign will also make stops next week in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Quad Cities area, Iowa, Kansas City, Missouri and Billings, Montana before arriving in Denver. More details will be announced in the coming days.

On his swing through the Midwest and Mountain West, Senator Obama will continue to highlight his commitment to bringing change to Washington and offering relief to middle-class families who are increasingly burdened by the tightening economy and high gas prices.

Senator Obama’s schedule for convention week is below. Additional details will be announced as soon as they become available.

Campaign Event with Barack Obama
Old State Capitol
Springfield, IL
Gates open: 12:00 pm
This event is free and open to the public. RSVP is strongly encouraged, please visit

Sunday, August 24, 2008
Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Monday, August 25, 2008
Quad Cities area, Iowa

Tuesday, August 26, 2008
Kansas City, Missouri

Wednesday, August 27, 2008
Billings, Montana

Thursday, August 28, 2008
Denver, Colorado