Arizona special election candidate Ron Barber, who talked around a debate question about who he's supporting in the presidential race, released a statement clarifying that he's an Obama guy. Here's the statement from spokeswoman Jessica Schultz:You kind of have to feel sorry for the Dem candidates this year.
Ron’s point last night was that the election on June 12 isn't about president Obama, or any other national figure--it's about who is going to do the best job fighting for middle class families in southern Arizona. While Ron does not agree with the President on everything, of course Ron has supported and will support President Obama in the election. His primary focus as a member of Congress will be standing up for Southern Arizonans.
Friday, May 25, 2012
In the race to replace Rep. Gabby Giffords, the Democrat is the race was rather reluctant to admit to supporting Obama. Apparently the party put the squeeze on him:
Posted by Rick Moore on 5/25/2012