Home2008 Presidential RaceBreaking: Obama to Leave Campaign Trail to Visit with Sick Grandmother Breaking: Obama to Leave Campaign Trail to Visit with Sick Grandmother Kim Priestap October 20, 2008 2008 Presidential Race 50 Comments Fox News just broke this. Obama is to do an event in Indianapolis on Thursday and then will fly to Honolulu to see his sick grandmother who was just released from the hospital. He will return to the trail on Saturday. Calling B.S. On The Timing of Colin Powell's Obama Endorsement Obama Campaign Denies Obama Wrote a Promotional Blurb for Ayers' Book Related Posts Tell Me Another One Crystal Ball Time Obama’s Impressive First Quarter About The Author Kim Priestap Wife. Mom. First and Second Amendment enthusiast. Gun owner. I train often. ***** He can't even run his own life, I'll be damned if he'll run mine.