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New-Look 'Obama One' Has Dem Flying High

Hammered earlier for trying to look too presidential, candidate aims for balance
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 21, 2008 1:52 PM CDT
New-Look 'Obama One' Has Dem Flying High
Members of the media board a repainted campaign charter for Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama at Midway International Airport in Chicago yesterday.   (AP Photo)

(Newser) – The jet bearing Barack Obama on his trip abroad is sporting a new look, the Los Angeles Times reports. The plane is emblazoned with Obama’s “Change You Can Believe In” slogan, and sports the candidate’s rising-sun logo on its tail. Obama is using the jet for campaign-financed portions of his trip, with stops in Jordan, Israel, France, and Britain. (Stops in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Kuwait were congressional business.)

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