Trouble in Obama's back yard?

Six weeks ago a poll that suggested Obama may be in trouble in suburban Cook County was widely dismissed as an outlier.  Not only does a new poll of Illinois' 10th Congressional District, which includes parts of northern Cook County,  show that Illinois suburbanites are turning against the President, but a news report suggests the Obama campaign may be getting a bit desperate in its moves to ensure a high turnout among Blacks in Chicago and its south suburbs.    According to a report by Mike Krause of WBBM, the CBS affiliate in Chicago, a police report was filed by David Lowery, the President of the South Suburban Branch of the NAACP against an official in the re-election campaign of Barack Obama.  Here's Lowery story. David Lowery says he believes he was threatened during a phone conversation with Louis Raymond, the Illinois political director for Obama for America. Lowery says he doesn't personally support the president because he's not addressing issues...(Read Full Post)