The Countdown Has Begun: Marathon Now Turns To Sprint

From here it is now a dash to the finish.

We are going to win Iowa. We are going to win Nevada. We are going to win New Hampshire. We are going to carry South Carolina by a wide margin. We are going to carry New York and California.

Midnight February 5, it is all over.

To: The Cubans In Florida

We know what does not work. If the idea is to get rid of Fidel Castro, the status quo has not worked in half a century. Insanity is to try the same thing again and again and expect a different result. If you want Fidel to continue to haunt you, you stick with the status quo. If you want Cuba to be turned into a multiparty democracy, you go for change, you go for Obama, who will assault Cuba with total engagement at all levels.

Got To Raise A Lot Of Money

We have to account for Hillary selling her house in November. We got to raise $20 million more than we otherwise would. Obama does not have a house he can sell and compete with Hillary in the real estate market. He has to make up for it with grassroots fundraising, money raised in small sums like $25 and $50.

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In The News

Obama Takes Sharper Tone to the Trail New York Times increasingly drawing sharp contrasts with his rivals and seeking to turn criticism of his foreign policy credentials into a fresh argument for change. ..... The recalibration of the campaign is a marked departure from a laid-back tone Mr. Obama often had taken in the first six months ....... Laying the groundwork for a debate in Iowa on Sunday, and at the start of a three-day bus tour across the state on Thursday ..... “There is — not just with Senator Clinton, but a lot of my opponents — a premium on reciting the conventional wisdom in Washington,” he said at a news conference before speaking here in southwestern Iowa. “And that’s what passes for experience.” ......... Barely a week has passed since February when Mr. Obama has not made one — or more — visits to Iowa ...... arguing that judgment was more critical than experience. ........ the business-as-usual ways of Washington represented by both President Bush and Mrs. Clinton. ...... Or do you think that the problem is more than just George Bush and it’s a problem with how Washington works? ..... Mr. Obama has told associates he finds the burst of aggressiveness to be liberating. ...... telling the truth to the American people about the very serious and difficult challenges and choices that we face .... Even the root beer floats served to supporters sat beneath a homemade banner, “Floats 4 Change.” ....... a woman rose from her seat and declared, “You excite the hell out of me, and I haven’t been hopeful for a long time!” ....... She added: “But I’m not sure that she’s really committed to the sort of radical change that I think we need. We need things to really change — the way Washington works, the way decisions are made in this country.”
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