Obama's first rally in Los Angeles

From the LA Observed video archive, Sen. Barack Obama came to Los Angeles in February 2007 and drew an excited crowd long before he pulled ahead of Sen. Hillary Clinton. "This is the earliest I've ever seen a campaign reach this pitch," analyst Sherry Bebitch Jeffe tells Jacob Soboroff. With appearances by City Council members Jack Weiss and Janice Hahn and Channel 2 political reporter Dave Bryan.

On topic: Native Intelligence contributor Erika Schickel was in Nevada campaigning for Obama and was chagrined to miss the candidate himself. But she did meet up with Barry Manilow, and has the photo to prove it. Native Intelligence

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