Sweet Oprah/Obama Iowa 2: Chelsea Clinton debuts on campaign trail. Move to force attention from Oprah.

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DES MOINES—The Clinton campaign has come up with a counter-programming move to drag press attention away from the Obama/Oprah rallies in Iowa Saturday, by finally bringing on the stump Chelsea Clinton.

Just think…on a day when Obama has Oprah Winfrey helping him the all important undecided female voters, there will be three generations of Clinton women on a stage.

The debut of Chelsea, who works in New York, has been anticipated for a long time. She is appearing with her grandmother, Dorothy Rodham at three stops in Iowa. Former President Bill Clinton is in South Carolina.

Just think…on a day when Obama has Oprah Winfrey helping him the all important undecided female voters, there will be three generations of Clinton women on a stage.

Chelsea is not planning to speak. A campaign staffer, aware that this is Oprah day, said Chelsea is suddenly appearing because “She wanted to spend the day campaigning with her mother and grandmother.”

This from the Clinton campaign….

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 8, 2007

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

CHELSEA CLINTON AND DOROTHY RODHAM TO JOIN HILLARY CLINTON IN IOWA TODAY

Mother and Daughter Join Hillary on the Campaign Trail in Iowa

Des Moines, IA Iowans for Hillary announced today that Chelsea Clinton and Dorothy Rodham will join Hillary as she campaigns across Iowa today. Mother and daughter will attend Organizing for Change events with Hillary events in Winterset, Williamsburg and Washington.

Saturday, December 8

Winterset, IA Williamsburg, IA Washington, IA

11:15 a.m. CST

Clinton Attends Organizing for Change Event with Chelsea Clinton and Dorothy Rodham

Winterset-Madison County Municipal Airport

Skydivers Hangar/Lounge

3405 N. 8th Avenue

Winterset, IA

OPEN PRESS

Pre-set: 10:00 a.m.

Final Access: 11:00 a.m.

Cable Run: 200 feet

Throw: 35 feet

Press Entrance: Main entrance to Skydiving Hangar/Lounge

Truck Parking: Directed on site.

Notes: Power and mult available on riser. Lighting provided.

3:45 p.m. CST

Clinton Attends Organizing for Change Event with Chelsea Clinton and Dorothy Rodham

Williamsburg Elementary School Gym

501 Highland

Williamsburg, IA

OPEN PRESS

Pre-set: 2:45 p.m. CST

Final Access: 3:45 p.m. CST

Press Entrance: Side (North) entrance of school

Throw: 60 feet

Cable Run: 300 feet

Truck Parking: Back (East) parking lot of school

Notes: Power and mult available on riser. Lighting provided.

7:30 p.m. CST

Clinton Attends Organizing for Change Event with Chelsea Clinton and Dorothy Rodham

Washington Fire Department

215 E. Washington

Washington, IA

OPEN PRESS

Pre-set: 6:30 p.m. CST

Final Access: 7:30 p.m. CST

Press Entrance: Side (West) entrance of the station.

Throw: 45 feet

Cable Run: 250 feet

Truck Parking: Reserved space near press entrance.

Notes: Power and mult available on riser. Lighting provided.

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