HOUSTON, TEXAS–Barack Obama wrapped up Monday at a rally here with his wife, Michelle. She was greeted by the crowd with the chant “first lady,” “first lady.”
“Wait,” she said.
“We have a little more work to do.”
Said Obama, “we are building not a movement but a democracy in this campaign.”
Mrs. Palmer was an activist who organized Chicago’s Anti-Apartheid movement and held the first fundraiser for Harold Washington’s first campaign for mayor.
Two cars collided about 5:30 p.m. One struck a tree. Two of the men involved appear to have suffered gunshot wounds, fire officials said. They are hospitalized.
Rosco Blackman is charged with witness tampering. He is suspected of threatening a witness during a break at Romeo Blackman’s racketeering trial Tuesday.
Two dozen people, ages 18 to 80, from 17 countries, were sworn in before the early afternoon game between the White Sox and Los Angeles Angels.
The series win represented a bounce back for the Cubs, who were swept by the Reds over the weekend.