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Obama Campaign Names Co-Chairs

Obama for America, the president’s reelection campaign, has released a list of 35 co-chairs, supporters from all over the country who will act as surrogates and ambassadors for the campaign. On the list is former White House Chiefs of Staff Bill Daley and Rahm Emanuel, Caroline Kennedy, former senator from Wisconsin Russ Feingold, Human Rights Campaign president Joe Solmonese and actress Eva Longoria, among others. The diverse list aims to reach out to a variety of voter demographs such as progressives, gays and lesbians, and labor, as well as voters in key swing states.