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Sen Obama Files Papers For Pres Exploratory Committee January 16, 2007

Posted by notapundit in Congress, Main, Politics, US News.
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WASHINGTON (AP)–Democratic Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois said Tuesday he is taking the first step in a presidential bid, filing paperwork that will allow the newcomer who has rocketed to the top of national politics to raise money for a White House campaign.

Obama announced his intentions to file a presidential exploratory committee on his Web site, http://www.barackobama.com.

Obama said he would announce more about his plans in his hometown of Chicago on Feb. 10.

“I didn’t expect to find myself in this position a year ago,” Obama said in a video posting. “I’ve been struck by how hungry we all are for a different kind of politics. So I spent some time thinking about how I could best advance the cause of change and progress we so desperately need.

“The decisions that have been made in the past six years have put our country in a precarious place,” he said.

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