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The Sound of Ideas

Obama, the Presidential Contender

Posted Wednesday, February 21, 2007

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His hat is in the ring and he's coming to Cleveland for a fundraising rally on Monday. So, what will Northeast Ohio make of Barack Obama's candidacy? Wednesday morning on The Sound of Ideas, we'll examine Obama, the presidential contender. We'll discuss the democratic senator's background and what he's come to symbolize in his new role as up-and-coming Washington star. We'll also talk to some national political reporters covering Obama and a pair of local political strategists from both parties.

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Juan Williams, NPR Correspondent; Jodi Kantor, reporter, New York Times; Deborah Burstion-Donbraye, political consultant; Jerry Austin, political consultant

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