With Barack Obama having locked down the traditional blue states and already having ventured into formerly secure GOP states like Virginia, Ohio, and Florida - even making inroads into longtime solid Republican fortresses like Mississippi and Kentucky - he is now hitting the home stretch pulling out all stops by moving into territory no Democrat has ventured into before...
John McCain's family.
The McCain family, a clan that twice sided with President Bush, is on the radar for the Obama campaign as the race for the presidency whirls into its final days. The Democratic contender could significantly boost his chances of nailing down the magic number for victory - 270 electoral votes - if he could secure the McCain family. As of last night, polls give McCain a slight lead over Barack Obama, but steadily losing ground in his own family in the all important McCain family dynamic.
"The McCain family has always looked at themselves as mavericks," said Obama/Biden spokesman, David Wade. "What better way READ THE SHOCKING TURNAROUND IN THE MCCAIN FAMILY'S ALLEGIENCE HERE
Award-winning TV writer, Steve Young, is author of "Great Failures of the Extremely Successful" (www.greatfailure.com) and blogs at the appropriately named steveyoungonpolitics.com