Obama campaign names 35 national co-chairs

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's re-election campaign has named 35 national co-chairs, including elected officials, campaign volunteers and a few celebrities.

Among the Democratic politicians serving as co-chairs are Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin. Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee, a Republican-turned-Independent, will also serve as a co-chair.

The campaign also named actress Eva Longoria and actor and former White House staffer Kalpen Modi as co-chairs. Five campaign volunteers from key battleground states have also gained the title of co-chair.

The list also includes Obama's two former White House chiefs of staff: Bill Daley, who left the administration earlier this year, and Rahm Emanuel, who now serves as Chicago mayor.

The campaign says the co-chairs will advise the campaign on key issues and help mobilize voters across the country.

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