1. Via the Iowa Independent, Blacks Mobilize to Bring Change Through Iowa Caucuses
“I think that there is a renewed optimism among blacks, generated in large part by the viability of Barack Obama’s presidential run . . .” said Abraham Funchess, division administrator for the Iowa Department of African-American Affairs.
3. Politico’s Ben Smith: Chicago activists doubt Obama’s explanation on questionnaire
Deboray McCoy, said she left with no strong feeling of who had filled out the questionnaire, or that the [1996 state rep] questionnaire mattered as much as his performance.
“I distinctly remember coming out of that session and going straight home and saying I want this guy to be president,” she said. “I’m not kidding.”
Plus, the Obama campaign opens a “ find your caucus location” tool.