Michelle speaks at length with Soledad O'Brien on topics ranging from her family to attacks on her husband as he campaigns for President. Appeared on CNN's Anderson Cooper 360.
Sunday, February 10, 2008
Excerpt: Speaking to a huge crowd at the University of Colorado, Barack Obama speaks of the most important foreign policy decision of recent times, the decision to invade Iraq.
After winning the Nebraska, Washington State, Louisiana, and Virgin Islands Democratic primaries and caucuses, Senator Barack Obama addresses a roaring crowd at the Virginia Jefferson-Jackson Dinner. This occurred a couple days before the 'Potomac Primaries' in mid-February 2008.
Barack addressed a crowd of 3,500 supporters at Tulane University on Feb 2, 2008
New Orleans represents a central theme of his campaign.. Change does not happen from the top down, but happens from the bottom up. "When we understand we are the United States of America, there is not anything we can do as a country" He uses New Orleans, specifically the Katrina hurricane aftermath, as an example of how America failed its people. "For all of its wealth and power, something is not right in America... a President who only saw America from the window of an airplane rather than down here on the ground with the people..."