Sunday briefing from Obama travel press Jen Psaki....
Barack Obama will hold a Change We Need Rally in Civic Center Park in Denver, Colorado tomorrow morning. Governor Bill Ritter, Senator Ken Salazar and Congressman Mark Udall will all participate in the program. This is Barack Obama's second trip to Denver since he clinched the nomination.
Barack Obama will hold a Change We Need Rally in Fort Collins at Colorado State University tomorrow afternoon. This is his 1st trip to Fort Collins since he clinched the nomination.
He will make a local stop en route to the Denver Airport. Wayne Slater, Dallas Morning News will be the print pooler. CNN will pool for TV.
This is Barack Obama's 5th trip to Colorado since he clinched the nomination in June.
Early voting in Colorado began on October 20th and runs through October 31st.
George W. Bush won the state's 9 electoral votes in 2004 by a margin of 5 percentage points with 51.7% of the vote, considerably less than the 9% margin by which he won in 2000. Democrats also gained in every open seat race in the state in 2004, picking up a seat in the Senate and the House of Representatives. In 2006, the Democrats gained the majority in both the House and Senate and elected a Democratic governor.