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Waiting for Obama at Invesco, Schakowsky speaks, volunteers organize. Photo gallery.

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DENVER--It's an outdoor extravaganza. Under a sunny, hot sky, Barack Obama's big show in the hours before his acceptance speech is in its opening acts. In the halls of Invesco Field at Mile High here, volunteers are making calls, lured with the promise that if they complete a dozen, their name would be entered in a lottery to win a seat on the field to hear Obama's speech. The program is underway; Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill) delivered a speech in what at other times is the Bronco's home field. (Photos by Lynn Sweet)

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The view from the Sun-Times seats at Invesco Field at Mile High

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Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), a co-chair of the Obama campaign

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Volunteers making phone calls. They were provided with scripts and phone call lists.

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Barnie Smith for President!

REMEMBER BARNEY SMITH, NOT SMITH BARNEY!
WHAT A GREAT EVENING!
AIN'T NO STOPPING US NOW, WE'RE ON THE MOVE!

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