Obama: Selling books or running for president?

SHARE Obama: Selling books or running for president?
SHARE Obama: Selling books or running for president?

The Boston Globe dug up another event Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) is adding to his Sunday debut in New Hampshire, a crucial early primary state. Besides keynoting a fundraiser for the New Hampshire Democratic Party in Manchester, Obama, mulling a 2008 run, is scheduling a book signing in Portsmouth.

Question: selling books or running for president?

this is from the boston globe website…


Monday, December 4, 2006

Obama adds event to his NH schedule

New Hampshire residents, youd think, would be used to another weekend with another potential presidential candidate trying to woo them.

But Sundays visit by Illinois Senator Barack Obama is shaping up to be anything but ordinary.

And now, the Boston Globe has learned, he has added a book signing in Portsmouth to his schedule. The book signing coincides with a rally in Manchester that afternoon to celebrate Democratic victories in November.

The event, sponsored in part by RiverRun bookstore, is expected to draw enough attention that he will be at the Frank Jones Center instead of the cozy bookstore. He is expected to begin signing his latest book The Audacity of Hope? at 11 a.m.

Tom Holbrook, co-owner of RiverRun, said he expected the event will be mayhem.?

The Latest
Chicago police were called to the CTA station in the 400 block of South Clinton Street around 10:50 p.m. Monday.
The fatal attacks occurred in Lawndale and Gresham.
The 27-year-old was inside his home about 11:30 p.m. in the first block of South Emerald Avenue when a male suspect fired shots.
The surprise departure of Ald. Michael Scott Jr., Education Committee chairman, gives Mayor Lori Lightfoot the ability to appoint her second alderperson. The first was 11th Ward Ald. Nicole Lee, who replaced Patrick Daley Thompson.
Austan Goolsbee and son Addison found a “trove” of morel mushrooms in Hyde Park to earn Morel of the Week honors.