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Obama campaign pushes for volunteers

Obama campaign pushes for volunteers

By KEN THOMAS
The Associated Press

Published Nov 5, 2011 08:58PM MDT

Philadelphia • Volunteers flocked to Barack Obama last time. This time, the president’s campaign is in recruiting mode.
Without a primary challenger in the 2012 race, Obama is trying to rebuild a massive organization of supporters to help boost his efforts in the face of a struggling economy and weakened political standing.
Obama’s campaign is holding more than 2,000 events around the nation through the end of the weekend.
The goal is to organize the legions of activists who formed the core of ...

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