The New York Times ran a story Saturday about the strides the
On Sunday, the Daily News followed up with a poll showing Barack Obama has cut
And that all coincided with the ramp-up of the Obama campaign in the state, as campaign offices are opening around New York and volunteer lists are burgeoning.
“Sen. Obama is on the ballot in all 29 Congressional districts in the state, so the depth of excitement, enthusiasm and receptiveness is really strong everywhere in
One of those volunteers is Rose Cohen, who is helping to drum up votes literally in Clinton’s back yard. The Chappaqua resident says she was hooked on Obama the first time she heard him speak.
"I saw him speak and I was very impressed by the way others responded to him," said the resident of Clinton's home town. "He resembled John F. Kennedy who I saw as a very little girl. I was just impressed with the way he could move people. I haven't seen that in a politician in a very long time."
Aydelott was attracted to Obama because, she says, he’s the one candidate who can bring the country together and move it forward.
“He can’t do it by himself but he has the ability to motivate people, bring them together and help him to bring about the change we need,” she said.
Of the large swing among black voters in recent weeks, State Sen. Bill Perkins of
“He’s obviously catching on especially after
But can Obama win in
“He has broad support of both black and white, independents, young people. Hey,