They switched on the lights in the bar at the Hotel Fort Des Moines at 2:00 a.m. Sunday, and a crowd of two dozen buoyant young field organizers for Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) spilled out onto the sidewalk, some jostling past Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman, Terry McAuliffe, who had paused for a moment just inside the hotel's glass doors.
As the event ended, the six candidates took the stage to an upbeat Bon Jovi tune.
Edwards and Obama shook hands, embraced and talked while, on the very edge of the stage, Clinton stood for a moment alone, clapping her hands to the music.
Monday, November 12, 2007
"Edwards, Obama: The enemy of my enemy ..."
Ben Smith (Politico):