Aspen: RFK Jr. starting Obama campaign swing
Vail, CO Colorado
ASPEN, Colorado ” Nationally known author and activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Arturo Rodriguez, president of the United Farm Workers labor organization, will be in Aspen on Saturday to campaign for Senators Barack Obama and Joe Biden, Democratic candidates for president and vice president.
The two men, along with well-known actor and activist Edward James Olmos, will take part in a community forum at the Paepcke Auditorium on the Aspen Meadows campus, 1000 N. 3rd St., from 5 to 6:30 p.m.
The general public is invited.
Kennedy and Rodriguez headed to Boulder, Colo. on Thursday to campaign for Obama. Kennedy lives in Los Angeles and is head of the environmental group Waterkeeper Alliance.
Obama aides say Kennedy and Rodriguez are touring Colorado and New Mexico to talk about environmental concerns in the West.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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