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Obama by the numbers: Road trips.

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Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) has cranked up his domestic travel schedule since his Aug. 18-Sept. 3 Africa trip, with constant travel since his return. He's been out stumping for Democratic candidates--selling his new book--and now, himself as a potential 2008 White House candidate.

Number of states visited since becoming a senator in January, 2005: 30
Number of states visited in the past 30 days: 18

(some states more than once)

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I light bulb just went on in my head! Obama for President. It is time for America to move into the modern era, and away from the politics of our grandparents.

The other candidates carefully pick the words, playing the game not to lose.

Obama speaks from the heart, and plays to win. That is the big difference.

I live in Washington, DC; WHo knows when I can see Obama speak in person?

Please post if he'll be speaking nearby soon. Thanks,

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