- Advocate, Friday, February 29, 2008 11:30 AM
Sen. Barack Obama's presidential campaign is spending freely on advertising in the key states of Ohio and Texas. He is also putting some of his money into gay media. Targeted ad buys in the two states
ahead of the March 4 primaries feature print executions in gay newspapers in four large markets: Columbus, Cleveland, Dallas, and Houston.
Full-page ads will appear starting this
Friday. Says Obama's LGBT steering committee member Eric Stern, they will be "the icing on the cake" in terms of the Senator's outreach gay communities in Ohio and Texas. "It's a direct appeal to LGBT
voters, asking for their support," he says. The campaign is trying to cut into the long-standing ties between gays and lesbians and Sen. Clinton.
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