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Sweet blog special: Today in Obamaville. The Sweet blog is back. UPDATE. Confirmed, Obama will not attend Chicago funder hosted by Mayor Daley.

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WASHINGTON--After taking an end-of-summer break, the Obama-centric Sweet blog is back.

Today in Obamaville, White House hopeful Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) stumps in New Hampshire and Iowa. A fund-raiser for Obama is scheduled in Chicago for Tuesday night, hosted by Mayor Daley and Obama's top finance chairs at the home of early patrons Bettylu and Paul Saltzman.

At the same time as the Chicago funder--6 p.m. to 8 p.m.--Obama is enroute from Guthrie, Iowa to Carroll, Iowa for an event billed as "An evening with Barack Obama."

10:31 A.M. EASTERN UPDATE

Obama spokesman Ben LaBolt confirms Obama will NOT at attend Daley/Saltzman funder. LaBolt said in response to my question, "he is not attending tonight’s funder – it was planned without him attending."


SEPTEMBER 4
Manchester, NH -> Waukee, IA -> Guthrie, IA -> Carroll, IA
ROUNDTABLE ON RESTORING TRUST IN GOVERNMENT
T.R. Brennan’s
1037 Hanover Street
Manchester, NH
Media Access Time: 8:00 AM
Doors Open: 8:30 AM
Program Begins: 9:00 AM

Throw: 15 ft.
Cable Run: 400 ft.
Live Truck Parking: Directed on site.
Work Space: Directed on site.
This event is by invitation only.
Waukee, IA
WAUKEE RALLY WITH BARACK OBAMA
Waukee Public Safety Facility – Fire Station
1300 L.A. Grant Pkwy.
Waukee, IA
Media access: 2:00 PM
Doors open: 2:15 PM
Program begins: 2:45 PM
Cable Run: 300 ft.
Throw: 50 ft.
Live Truck Parking: Directed on site
Wireless internet will not be available on site.
Guthrie, IA

GUTHRIE CENTER MEET THE CANDIDATE
Guthrie Center High School
Football Practice Field
906 School St.
Guthrie, IA
Media access: 5:00 PM
Doors open: 5:15 PM
Program begins: 5:45 PM

Cable Run: 400 ft.
Throw: 40 ft.
Live Truck Parking: Directed on site.
Wireless internet will not be available on site.
Carroll, IA
CARROLL AN EVENING WITH BARACK OBAMA
Carroll Recreation Center Theater
716 N. Grant Rd.
Carroll, IA
Media access: 7:00 PM
Doors open: 7:30 PM
Program begins: 8:00 PM


NOT ON THE OBAMA OFFICIAL SCHEDULE.
CHICAGO, ILL.

Mayor Richard M. Daley
and
James S. Crown, John W. Rogers, Jr.,
Bettylu & Paul Saltzman &
National Finance Chair Penny Pritzker

Invite you to a reception benefiting
Obama for America

September 4, 2007
6:00-8:00 PM
At the Home Of
Bettylu & Paul Saltzman

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