Sen. Barack Obama, the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee, plans to take time out from his debate preparations to hold a 2 p.m. rally at Asheville High School’s football stadium today (Sunday), and the Mountain Xpress will be there.
Follow along with a live blog from the event here. The 25 most recent updates will appear below. For more, go to our Twitter page at www.twitter.com/mountainxpress.
Saturday night, Obama dropped in on Democrats from across the state who were gathered at the Grove Park Inn for the annual Vance-Aycock Dinner. Obama fired up the fundraising event with a brief speech, captured by blogger Gordon Smith of www.scrutinyhooligans.com.
Here’s the Mountain Xpress live blog of Obama’s Sunday rally at Asheville High School:
— Jason Sandford, multimedia editor