ICYMI: Obama Draws Thousands For Campaign Rally
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President holds first major campaign rallies in swing states
President Barack Obama and his campaign spent the weekend trying to revive the storied rallies that drew thousands of supporters in 2007 and 2008.
The president and First Lady Michelle Obama held a massive rally at Ohio State University on Saturday. It was billed as the first major rally of the campaign season, drawing an estimated 14,000 supporters.
President Obama took direct aim at the presumptive Republican nominee, Mitt Romney:
“After a long and spirited primary, Republicans in Congress have found a nominee for president (Romney) who has promised to rubber-stamp (their) agenda if he gets the chance,” Obama told a crowd.
“Ohio, I tell you what: We cannot give him that chance. Not now. Not with so much at stake. This is not just another election. This is a make-or-break moment for the middle class, and we’ve been through too much to turn back now,” Obama said.
Watch a full video of campaign rally above.
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