Column: Turning Arizona purple?
Published 01/28/2012, Worthington Daily Globe
PHOENIX — Presidential travel, especially in an election year, offers an insight into the favored electoral road map. So it is no surprise that President Obama’s post-State of the Union schedule includes traditional battleground states: Iowa, Nevada, Colorado, all of which John Kerry lost in 2004 but Obama picked up four years later. Michigan, historically Democratic but also the home state of a certain potential Republican nominee.Word count: 758