Obama's campaign tightens image

Two women wearing head scarves say they were prohibited from sitting behind Senator Barack Obama during a televised rally in Detroit.

Two women wearing head scarves say they were prohibited from sitting behind Senator Barack Obama during a televised rally in Detroit.

The campaign apologized to the two Muslim women, but the The New York Times reports that the move is part of larger effort to control Obama's campaign image and access as the general election nears, a typical transition for presidential nominees.

The event occurred the same day as Michelle Obama's appearance on "The View" and in an US Weekly story. Meanwhile, Cindy McCain visits Vietnam and the battle for perfect spousal image continues.

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