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Saturday, February 16, 2008

Obama mania comes to San Antonio with office opening

L-R: Congressman interviews with the media, KSAT-12 Photographer Adam Higgins poses for the Walker Report, KENS-5 Photographer Gonzo Gonzalez smiles for the camera, Univision Reporter Arantxa Loizaga listens to one of the speakers, the former Counilwoman Patti Radle, State Rep. Joe Farias staffer Cliff Walker & fellow Young Democrat, Young Democrats President Jessica Ramos, Commissioner Pct. 3 candidate Chip Haass, & Kay Ford, Melanie Aranda, State Rep. Trey Martinez, Ruth Jones McClendon, Mike Villarreal, California Congress Members Linda Sanchez, Javier Becerra, Luis Grijalva, Councilman Justin Rodriguez, Obama crowd of supporters

Nearly 700 excited Democratic voters swarmed the downtown area for the grand opening of the new Sen. Barack Obama for President Campaign Headquarters on 3rd Street, Saturday, Feb. 16th.

Some supporters stood in the cold for nearly half an hour waiting for the doors to open before packing the house.

Congressional members, State Reps. former council members, along with the media listened to speeches and a video on the Senator.

It was also confirmed that the Senator will visit the Alamo City, Tuesday, Feb. 19th and speak at the Plaza of the Guadalupe Cultural Arts around 11:30 a.m. More details forthcoming.

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