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Barack Obama hits the campaign trail, again.

11:00 PM, Feb 11, 2009 • By GARY ANDRES
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Yet he does need to fire up partisans. These campaign-like tactics are aimed more at reassuring the party faithful than winning new converts. And while it may look like he's taking his case to the American people, he's really looking for support and enthusiasm from those who got him to where he is in the first place.

Gary Andres is vice chairman of research at Dutko Worldwide in Washington, D.C., and a regular contributor to THE WEEKLY STANDARD Online.