President Obama’s campaign has a long way to go to convince Democrat Bob Kerrey it intends to pick-off one of Nebraska’s five electoral votes.
Kerrey tells Nebraska Watchdog (see video below) the Obama campaign is “not doing anything” in the Omaha area’s 2nd Congressional District which has become known to political insiders as Obamaha.
In 2008 Obama narrowly won the 2nd District and because Nebraska splits its electoral votes— one of only two states in the country able to do so—Obama grabbed one of the five ballots.
Kerrey, who is running an uphill fight for the U.S. Senate against Republican Deb Fischer, says so far the Obamaha effort is a “secretive operation.”
Kerrey also tells Nebraska Watchdog he has “no plans” to see the President when Mr. Obama is in the Omaha area—campaigning in Council Bluffs, Iowa—on Monday.
Reported by Joe Jordan, firstname.lastname@example.org
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