Obama’s Outreach in What Was Hailed as Hillary’s Ohio

On a brisk Saturday afternoon, Amy Rock and Dottie Dutro set up a table and two chairs in front of Bettys Fine Food and Spirits. Rock couldn’t find the banner she had to hang over the table, but instead she made do with handmade posters and blue painters tape. Rock, who pulled out hand warmers from her box of supplies, offered them to Dutro who declined.

“I’m dressed for 20 below,” Dutro said. I can be here all night.”

Amy Rock and Dottie Dutro set-up Obama table in Columbus' Short North district.

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Yvette Clarke Poll Site Sighting

NEW YORK — Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, the federal representative for the 11th district in Brooklyn, stopped by the Van Dyke II polling site in her district on Super Tuesday. With her Hillary Clinton button on her lapel, Clarke walked around inside and spoke to some of the workers at the tables. Afterwards, she walked over to the Mother Rose Gaston Senior Center to speak to the folks there.

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Worried about Economy, NY Latino Barber for Obama

Not every New Yorker supports their hometown politician. Mr. Luis Cordova, an immigrant from the Dominican Republic, would like to see Barack Obama win the presidency.

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