April 2nd, 2008
11:30 AM ET
7 years ago

Wyoming governor endorses Obama

(CNN) – Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal is backing Barack Obama's White House bid, the Illinois senator's campaign said Wednesday.

"Senator Obama is the Democratic candidate with the openness, honesty and skill to end this vicious cycle of business as usual," Freudenthal said in a statement released by the campaign.

Obama won the Wyoming Democratic caucus on March 8 with 61 percent of the vote.


Filed under: Candidate Barack Obama • Wyoming
soundoff (173 Responses)
  1. Tim in Canada

    It shows that Americans will not accept politics as usual this time around.

    ps. The world is watching.

    April 2, 2008 02:28 pm at 2:28 pm |
  2. Nando, Florida

    Smart Man he should be re-elected .

    April 2, 2008 02:29 pm at 2:29 pm |
  3. Stephen

    The endorsements just keep coming. Talk about momentum! When did the last new endorsement for Hillary take place?

    April 2, 2008 02:29 pm at 2:29 pm |
  4. Sage Bill

    Another loser from yet another inconsequential state. The fulcrum of national elections is the combined outcome of Ohio, Florida,Pennsylvania, Texas and California. And, by the way, white voters do matter. Thus, an Obama nomination is certain doom for the Democrats in November.

    April 2, 2008 02:29 pm at 2:29 pm |
  5. Michael

    Yet another endorsement that the Clintons will say does not matter.

    April 2, 2008 02:30 pm at 2:30 pm |
  6. never happen

    It's not over Obama supporters. I can't wait to have these blogs in June. Obama is slowly loosing credibality. And guess what.....it's all from the hateful bloggers that support him. Ladedah people!! Don't cry and gues what you can vote for McCain rather than Hillary. You should all be registered Republicans. Ha ha....................................
    Go Hillary in 2008. Youo will get my vote. Listen to talk radio. Yhey are blasting Obama as a phoney and his blog supporters as helping this message get out. So you didi it to yourselves. Hiddie Ho!

    April 2, 2008 02:30 pm at 2:30 pm |
  7. Ryan

    Its important to note that the DEMOCRATIC governor of the state of Wyoming. You know the state that doesn't count because it only elects Republicans..... I am from Wyoming and Dave has large support exactly because he is beyond simple partisan labels. Reminds me of someone else I know....

    April 2, 2008 02:31 pm at 2:31 pm |
  8. John

    Great ideal Mr. Freudenthal, way to go!!!!!

    Yes we can and will we:::::::::::::

    April 2, 2008 02:32 pm at 2:32 pm |
  9. Lee From Treasure Island Florida

    I under estimated this...I stated one or two a week till NC, but this is 4 in a weeks time. Casey, Freudenthal, Hamilton and Klobuchar. Bye, Bye Clintons...get ready to hear the fat lady sing.
    But wait...we can still let Penn, NC, Indiana, .Dakota, West Virgina, Kentucy,Oregon, PuertoRico, Montana, Guam....
    It's her Dime.

    April 2, 2008 02:32 pm at 2:32 pm |
  10. Anyone but Obamination

    Never heard of him, I just hope he only gets less then 9000 votes for re-election, that is how many in Wyoming counted in the whole state. Caucuses should be out-lawed....

    April 2, 2008 02:33 pm at 2:33 pm |
  11. richj

    WOOOOOWWWWWW!!!!!!!!!!!
    The Governor of a state with a population of three! Way to go! His endorsement will certainly get at least three votes.

    April 2, 2008 02:34 pm at 2:34 pm |
  12. Jim Trumbly

    I would like someone to explain to me this entire issue of “Disenfranchising” voters. According to the Clinton camp, the people of Florida and Michigan will be “disenfranchised” their delegates are not seated and their voices are not heard. Okay, I understand that part of the argument, that we in America believe that people have a right to vote and the results of that vote should be binding and absolute.
    What I don’t understand is the second part of the discussion, and that is regarding the role of the superdelegates. If you agree with the above stated argument, then how can you argue that the superdelegates should OVERTURN and IGNORE those same voices and wills of the voters of the entire nation? Taking both sides of this argument seems like hypocrisy to me. If the will of the votes is supreme, then you cannot then argue the point that the superdelegates should overturn that same will of the voters.

    April 2, 2008 02:35 pm at 2:35 pm |
  13. Boye

    Here comes the Clintionians to downplay yet another endorsement.

    April 2, 2008 02:38 pm at 2:38 pm |
  14. jd

    Thank you Govenor- Get on the Change Bus! Obama/08

    April 2, 2008 02:39 pm at 2:39 pm |
  15. Starr

    Great News for Obama!

    We really need those Superdelegates to come over to OBAMA camp and start uniting this party before it's too late.

    Republicans are on vacation........have too many time on their hands
    to play with against the democratic party!

    What happens when blood is in the water...? Shark attacks!

    Senator Clinton needs to call it quits for the good of the party, rather than pursing personal ambition.

    We are tired of the Bush and the Clinton administration, they are not the only group of people who are qualify for the job of President!

    America lets choose someone different this time. Yes... we can do it!

    OBAMA

    April 2, 2008 02:39 pm at 2:39 pm |
  16. Chisom

    Gov. dave, God bless you soooo much,

    April 2, 2008 02:39 pm at 2:39 pm |
  17. Just say NO to OBAMA

    Wow,,,, can't wait to see what a lousy President Obama will make. Once he is in the White House you will see the Obama that he is hiding and we will all be sorry.

    You people make it look like he walks on water. Take the blinders off before its too late !

    Sickening..

    April 2, 2008 02:42 pm at 2:42 pm |
  18. joyce

    from arkansas=thank you mr freudentha

    we need change and i do believe he is our last best chance for it. something about him is heart warming and gracious. i guess because he is so honest and has a lovely family
    white woman from ar

    April 2, 2008 02:44 pm at 2:44 pm |
  19. Lisa CA

    Whatever!!! McCain is going to be the next President, so everyone might as well quit supporting the dems!!

    April 2, 2008 02:44 pm at 2:44 pm |
  20. FW

    The fat lady is almost ready to.....

    April 2, 2008 02:46 pm at 2:46 pm |
  21. Obama08

    I'd bet that if soooo many Superdelegates didn't feel beholden to the Clintons and indebted for political favors, they would've followed their hearts and heads a long time ago and came down on the side of Obama. (The simply better candidate.)

    April 2, 2008 02:47 pm at 2:47 pm |
  22. Trey L.

    At least the good folks of Wyoming got it right! Hillary can't you tell that the more people get to know you the quicker they run away!
    Obama can't bowl.......but you know how to tell a good story!
    Sniper fire over you and Chelsea's head LOL"
    "Girl you tryin' to hard"

    Obama 08

    April 2, 2008 02:51 pm at 2:51 pm |
  23. RENEA,PLYMOUTH,MI

    LET SEE WHAT JAMES CARVILLE HAS TO SAY ABOUT THIS ONE!

    April 2, 2008 02:51 pm at 2:51 pm |
  24. IveyLeague

    MORE! MORE! MORE! Thanks for the Boost, Governor...
    Obama '08

    April 2, 2008 02:52 pm at 2:52 pm |
  25. Shawn Smith, Kansas City, MO

    the least populated, whooooopie!

    isn't laramie, wy the city which fostered one of the worst hate crimes in our history, matthew shephard...

    who cares about wy? lol

    April 2, 2008 02:53 pm at 2:53 pm |
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