National Organization For Women Endorses Obama

Rarely does the National Organization For Women endorse a presidential candidate. On Tuesday, the group announced it is endorsing Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama. Kim Gandy, president of NOW, talks with Renee Montagne about why the organization is endorsing Obama.

Correction Sept. 18, 2008

In the interview, we said that a NOW endorsement of a candidate in a general presidential election is "almost unprecedented." However, NOW endorsed Walter Mondale in 1984, and in 2004 it issued a press release titled, "NOW/PAC Urges All Women to Vote for John Kerry."

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