Snapshots of the first day

by Kelly Chau

Minneapolis-Saint Paul__My first day at Minneapolis and St. Paul was quite exciting. I even got a glimpse of the Xcel Energy Center where the 2008 Republican National Convention is going to be held. I took a tour around town after I went to go retrieve press credentials. As I looked around the town, there were numerous “Obama 08” signs planted on residents’ front yards. I saw only one “McCain For President” sign, and it was a bumper sticker on someone’s car. In addition, I spotted an “Al Franken for U.S. Senate” sign.

Obama Sign

Obama Sign

What does that say about the state of Minnesota? Well according to a recent from Pollster, Senator Obama is leading by seven points over Senator McCain here. But anything can change from now until November, so we’ll just have to wait and see.

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One response to “Snapshots of the first day

  1. Hi,
    To all the reporters at the RNC convention.You’ll are awesome! I am only following the convention through your site .Not thru the news.Keep up the good work.
    Marya Kurwa (Nishat’s mom)

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