Obama campaign doesn't want help from '04 vandal

October 15, 2008 7:31:02 AM PDT
Senator Barack Obama's presidential campaign doesn't want any help from the son of a Wisconsin congresswoman. The Obama campaign is distancing itself from Sowande Omokunde, the 29-year-old son of Democrat Gwen Moore of Milwaukee.

Omokunde was convicted of vandalizing vans that were to be used by Republicans to take people to the polls on Election Day 2004. Omokunde was sentenced to four months in jail.

Omokunde indicated at a Democratic rally yesterday that he would be working on Obama's campaign.

But, Obama campaign spokesman Matt Lehrich says Omokunde is not a volunteer or staffer.


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