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from the Obama campaign...
Obama to Announce Presidential Decision at Old State Capitol in Springfield

Washington, DC - Senator Barack Obama will make his official announcement about a Presidential campaign at the Old State Capitol in Springfield, Illinois on February 10, 2007. Doors will open at 9 AM and the event is free and open to the public.

The public should enter at the corner of S 6th St. & E Adams St.

More information on Senator Obama's schedule following the event in Springfield will be released early next week.

Press interested in covering the event should RSVP by sending an email to

###Press who plan to stay in Springfield on Friday night prior to event should make hotel reservations on their own.


Barack Obomba is doing a backstroke in the polls to HILLARY!!!! Dont pick on my big ears!!!WHAWWWWW!!!!

It's now January, 2009, and Obama is the 44th President of the United States. What a journey from the steps of the Old Capitol building in Springfield almost two years ago.

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