Happy Birthday, Barack Obama.
Born Aug. 4, 1961, presumptive Democratic nominee Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) starts Monday in Chicago and heads on his birthday to Michigan to talk about energy.
This comes as Obama has moved to be open to very limited off shore oil drilling--if that brings in congressional votes for a bigger energy plan he wants with an emphasis away from fossil fuels.
from the Obama campaign....
Senator Barack Obama to Unveil His "New Energy for America" Plan in Speech Monday
Lansing, MI -- Senator Barack Obama will outline his New Energy for America plan in a speech in Lansing, Michigan Monday. Obama's plan will provide an immediate energy rebate to Americans struggling with high gas prices, create five million new green jobs, and eliminate our need for Middle Eastern oil in 10 years.
WHO: Senator Barack Obama
WHAT: Speech on Creating a 21st Century Energy Economy