Change We Can Believe In. Obama Presidential Playing Cards
3.5 in HIGH x 2.5 in WIDE
(8.89 cm HIGH x 6.35 cm WIDE)

Vote Obama (on the back of each card in the deck)

Single playing card from the "Obama Presidential Playing Cards" deck. Image in the back of each card in the deck is of Senator Obama on a blue field. Image in the center of the face of each card is framed in a black outlined rectangle. TT: Is the seven of Clubs featuring "Chuck Hagel, Senator from Nebraska." Hagel is shown dressed in the clothing of a farmer, standing in front of a barn and two silos. "Heartland Votes Obama."

There is a complete set of playing card (52) along with two Jokers. Chuck Hagel is a Republican and the Senior Senator from Nebraska. He is a Vietnam War veteran having served in the United States Army infantry. He received the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry, the Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal and the Combat Infantryman Badge. After Ronald Reagan was inaugurated as President, Hagel served as the Deputy Administrator of the Veterans Administration. But, he residned in 1982 in a disagreement with VA Administrator, Robert P. Nimmo, who wanted to cut funding for VA programs. In 1992 Hagel returned to Nebraska. In 1996 he was elected to the US Senate and re-elected in 2002. He has aslo been the deputy whip for the Republican Caucus. In 2007 he was one of three Republican Senators to vote for legislation proposed by the Democrats to require troop withdrawl to begin within 120 days. (This legislation ran into trouble in the House.) He is not in agreement with many of the policies opf the Republican Party. In November of 2007 he indicated that he would be willing to be the Vice Presidential candidate on the Democratic ticket. Should Barback Obama be elected President, Hagel's name has been rumored as a consideration for the US Secretary of Defense in the Obama Cabinet. )Hagel is not standing for re-elction for the Nebraska Senate seat in 2008.)

Used: politics | Campaign ~ presidential | Satire | Card game

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