Senator Kennedy Endorsing Barack Obama
This is big. The Liberal Lion of the Senate is endorsing Senator Obama for President.
Senator Edward M. Kennedy will endorse Barack Obama for president tomorrow, breaking his year-long neutrality to send a powerful signal of where the legendary Massachusetts Democrat sees the party going -- and who he thinks is best to lead it.This endorsement is more than just a press release and a photo-op, Senator Kennedy is going to hit the campaign trial.
Kennedy confidantes told the Globe today that the Bay State's senior senator will appear with Obama and Kennedy's niece, Caroline Kennedy, at a morning rally at American University in Washington tomorrow to announce his support.
Kennedy plans to campaign actively for Obama, an aide said, and will focus particularly among Hispanics and labor union members, who are important voting blocks in several Feb. 5 states, including California, New York, New Jersey, Arizona and New Mexico.During the immigration debate in Congress, the Kennedy/