If money equals popularity, Washington state could be considered Barack Obama country.
The first-term senator from Illinois has a commanding lead in statewide fundraising, raking in about $786,000 for his presidential bid, more than twice as much as New York's Sen. Hillary Clinton, the presumed national front-runner.
"Don't expect to see big campaign operations until after the first of the year," Berendt said.
"Until then, it will be grass-roots campaigning at its finest."
Friday, August 10, 2007
"Obama mounts big lead in fundraising in state..."
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