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Holding down the Obama family fort

'Grandma' makes the race possible

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By Scott Helman
Globe Staff / March 30, 2008

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CHICAGO - She is the linchpin of Barack Obama's presidential campaign, and yet she does not raise money, plot strategy, lead conference calls, or carry a BlackBerry, which, in her day, was an unassuming fruit that grew on bushes. (Full article: 1513 words)

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