Barack Obama on 4/15 became the first candidate to go up with TV and radio ads- which the camp is aiming at young people who may not even be registered to vote. On the same day, Hillary Clinton chair Terry McAuliffe was in OR for the opening of 5 new satellite offices. Clinton dir. Clay Haynes "vowed that Clinton will run and extensive grassroots campaign" that will be competitive with the Obama effort. Obama's TV ad "shows mostly young people at rock concert type settings with Obama as graphics flash up: 'We can end a War... We can save a planet... We can change the world'" (Mapes, Portland Oregonian blog, 4/15).
This article appears in the April 16, 2008, edition of Latest Edition.