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Sweet's Oct. 17 Obamaville: Obama in Los Angeles for talk shows Leno, Ellen, Tavis Smiley

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HIGHLAND PARK, ILL.--White House hopeful Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) returns to Los Angeles on Wednesday to tape Jay Leno, Ellen and Tavis Smiley.

Here's the convoluted way the campaign puts this information out.

These television appearences on not on the Obama schedule for Wednesday. Instead, the campaign does give a heads up about a story at that has the scoop about upcoming L.A. political fund-raisers etc. with Obama, Clinton and Edwards.


Obama Wings West for Talk Blitz
Barack Obama travels to California on Wednesday for a trio of talk show appearances. He'll do "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," "The Tavis Smiley Show," and "The Ellen Show." On the latter, he's expected to take a few strikes at Ellen's punching bag, part of a promotion she's doing this week to raise money for breat cancer researrch.

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