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Obama fires up Cincinnati crowd
President points out clear election choices
Story by JAY HANSELMAN
This story is part of a special series.


 

President Obama is urging Ohioans to vote early in the upcoming election, is encouraging his supporters to do the same.  The President addressed about 45-hundred people today (Monday) at an outdoor rally.  Obama’s remarks ended a lot like a Sunday morning church sermon.

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Obama calls for more manufacturing jobs

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“That’s why I am asking for a second term Ohio,” President Obama said. “And if you’re willing to stand with me and knock on some doors for me, and make some phone calls for me, and vote for me. We will win Ohio. We will win this election. We will finish what we’ve started”

The President said there are clear choices in the upcoming election between him and his Republican opponent, Mitt Romney.  Both presidential candidates and their running mates have been spending a lot of time in Ohio.  The state is considered crucial if Republican Romney is to unseat the President in November.

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