Barack Obama-Organization, Missouri
revised June 13, 2008

Headquarters: 1204 Washington Ave., Suite 300, St. Louis, MO 63103
                      3911 Main, 1st floor, Kansas City, KS 64111
State Director Mike Dorsey
(reported by "The Swamp" Sept. 25, 2007)  Dorsey previously served as the campaign's Midwest political director in Chicago.  Directed the Rhode Island Democratic Coordinated Campaign in 2006.   Worked on Patty Wetterling's U.S. Senate campaign in Minnesota (she withdrew in Jan. 2006). Deputy research director for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee during the 2004 cycle.  Graduate of the University of Kansas.  Minnesota native.

Communications Director Caleb Weaver
Currently in his final semester at Harvard Law School where he headed Harvard Law Students for Obama.  Experience includes staff of Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, 2004 Holden for Governor campaign in Missouri, staff of Gov. Bob Holden, and the 2002 Carnahan for Senate campaign.  Undergraduate degree from Yale, 2001.  St. Louis native.

U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill  (Jan. 13, 2008)
U.S. Rep. William Lacy Clay (MO-1) (May 11, 2007)
U.S. Rep. Russ Carnahan (MO-3)  (May 11, 2007; first reported by the St. Louis American on May 9)

St. Louis Post-Dispatch   (01/27/08)
Columbia Daily Tribune   (01/31/08)
Joplin Globe   (02/02/08)
Rolla Daily News   (02/02/08)
St. Louis American   (01/30/08)

post primary
Attorney General Jay Nixon, Secretary of State Robin Carnahan and Missouri Democratic Party Chairman John Temporiti (superdelegates announced June 3, 2008)

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