CARY, NC. --Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) on Saturday morning will be in this suburb of Raleigh--she is running late at an event keyed to female voters. Then she heads to Wake Forest--also outside of Raleigh-- for a get-out-the vote rally before heading to the eastern part of the state. Southern food guru Paula Deen, who was supposed to appear with Clinton had to cancel. Scheduling conflict, I was told.
Speaking of food....Meanwhile, in Indiana, Obama blends a serious "closing argument" speech in Indianapolis with more "Budweiser Barack" campaigning. Obama makes the speech this afternoon at a high school in Indianapolis. The Obamas' then attend a picnic, a potluck and an ice cream social.
Spokesman Bill Burton previews the speech this way: "Today, Senator Barack Obama will deliver a speech on helping working families succeed in a global economy by changing the Washington culture of gimmicks and game-playing and creating a new ki" the influence of l.obbyists, brings both parties together."