Q: What state do you see Obama winning that John Kerry did not?
Axelrod: I think he can and will win every state that Senator Kerry did. I think there are other states that he will win, starting with Ohio. But I think he will put other states in play that no other [Democrat] can put in play. There is no doubt that the energy and enthusiasm in the African-American community will give us a chance in some Southern states where there is a high number of African-American voters, and some who are not necessarily registered to vote. We can increase that registration, we can increase that turnout, and put those states in play.
Aug 7, 2007
Axelrod says Obama competes in the South
Last week, National Journal's Linda Douglass interviewed Obama advisor David Axelrod.