Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Within 24 hours of lossing the Pennsylvania primary, U.S. Sen. Barack Obama won the endorsement of 29 state legislators today!

Led by Senate Majority Leader Tony Rand and former Speaker of the House Dan Blue of Raleigh, the lawmakers repeated the same lines as others who have endorsed Obama - that the Illinois senator can bring people together and ignite change across the country.

...Blue and Rand said their support comes in part because they think Obama will help Democrats win other offices in the state and because he has committed to win in North Carolina in November's general election.

Rand praised Obama for speaking directly. "He won't just tell everyone what they want to hear," Rand said. "He'll tell people what they need to hear."

Read the full article from The News and Observer