Obama's Western ace in the hole

August 2008
High Country News;8/18/2008, Vol. 40 Issue 15, p4
An interview with Jim Messina, chief of staff for the presidential campaign of Barack Obama, is presented. When asked about his activities on a Saturday morning, he states to talk with the press concerning the headlines in the newspapers. Messina states that he has been working with 375 staff at the Obama headquarters in Michigan Avenue, Chicago. He stresses that his interest in politics started in 1980 when he was in fourth grade.


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