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April 2, 2008
Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal Endorses Obama
Wyoming Governor and superdelegate Dave Freudenthal endorsed Barack
Obama today — the 11th superdelegate endorsement that Barack has
received since March 4th.
CHICAGO, IL — Wyoming Governor
and Democratic superdelegate Dave Freudenthal today endorsed Barack
Obama, citing his history of putting partisanship aside to bring people
together across party lines and focus on common-sense solutions.
negativity, partisanship and lack of purpose that characterize our
national debate and government are crippling this country," Governor
Freudenthal said. "While no one individual can effect this change
alone, the change must begin with someone. Senator Obama is the
Democratic candidate with the openness, honesty and skill to end this
vicious cycle of business as usual."
Freudenthal was elected
Governor in 2002 and reelected in 2006. As a popular Democrat in one of
the most traditionally Republican states in the country, Freudenthal
knows how essential it is for Democrats to be able to articulate a
vision that appeals to voters across the ideological spectrum, and to
demonstrate a willingness to listen to people on all sides of the
"Governor Freudenthal has shown the pundits and the
talking heads that there isn't anyplace in this country where Democrats
can't win if we bring people together and focus on the issues that
matter to them," Senator Obama said. "I look forward to working with
Dave to deliver the kind of change that folks in the West are looking
for: making health care affordable, providing a world-class education
for every child, and investing in a clean energy future to create jobs,
protect the environment, and wean this country off of foreign oil."
Senator Obama won the Wyoming caucuses on March 8 with 61 percent of