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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.
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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 www.wilshireandwashington.com that has the scoop about upcoming L.A. political fund-raisers etc. with Obama, Clinton and Edwards.

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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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