Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime Setting & Symbolism

John Heilemann
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Illinois

Barack Obama was an Illinois state senator who won the Democratic primary for US Senator. He went on to win the Senate seat, which began his path to the presidency.

New York

Hillary Clinton was the junior US Senator from New York in 2004 when she first considered running for president. But she hadn't served her full six-year term and decided that it would be her turn to run for the presidency in 2008.

Washington, D.C.

The principals in the story were all US Senators who served in Washington, D.C. They were all also seeking the US presidency which office, of course, is also located in D.C.

Boston, MA

The 2004 Democratic National Convention was held at the Fleet Center Auditorium in Boston, MA. It was where Obama came to national attention when he gave the keynote address.

St. Paul, MN

The 2008 Republican National Convention was held...

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