07 May 2008

Eyes Turn To W.Va. (Updated)

The Clinton and Obama camps have announced a flurry of personal and surrogate appearances in the wake of Tuesday's results in North Carolina and Indiana:

  • Former Mississippi Gov. Ray Mabus will stump for Barack Obama in Charleston and Parkersburg today, his campaign announced;
  • Hillary Clinton headed to Shepherd University today for a “Solutions for the American Economy” event at noon. MetroNews has coverage and audio (updated);
  • The New York senator also expects to lead a Thursday morning rally at the state Capitol, The Associated Press reports;
  • AP also reports that former President Clinton plans to return to the state Thursday and visit "Philippi, Sutton, Fayetteville, Lewisburg, and Mercer County;"
  • MetroNews and Public Broadcasting touch on recent polling that shows Clinton with a formidable lead over Obama among likely Democratic primary voters;
  • The Parkersburg News sets the stage as the Democrats' presidential contest arrives in the Mountain State.

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