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Barack Obama goes state-hopping, while John McCain frets about a challenge to his presidential bid from a Michigan Mormon

By Tumbler   January 2007

Obama racks up the air miles

The fresh new face and potential Hillary-stopper Barack Obama has still not decided on a presidential run, but he made a lot of new friends in the midterm elections. He made an impressive total of 50 appearances in 30 states, helping Democrats in tight races and banking up favours that could come in very useful in a presidential campaign. The latest “likeability” poll run by Quinnipiac University, asking voters to express their feelings about 20 leading politicians without considering substance, saw Obama win the title of most likeable Democrat. Rudy Giuliani came top,…

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