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Sweet Oprah/Obama Iowa 3: Michelle Obama is introducing Oprah.

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DES MOINES, IA.--Michelle Obama just starting speaking to a sardine-packed Hy-Vee Hall here. She jokes, "So Oprah and Barack could not be here.I 'm sorry. I'm going to sing for you for the next hour."

Could be as many as 18,000 in this hall...no firm estimates

By the numbers...tickets in Des Moines distributed by the campaign...12,000
Tickets printed online....11,000

...There are a lot of you here!Thousand of people are packing the floor of t

Tickets printed and distributed in Cedar Rapids...about 10,000

Number of Democratic caucus goers in 2004 ...about 124,000

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