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Two days left. Obama's Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland with Bruce Springsteen

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COLUMBUS, OHIO--In 2004, the Kerry-Bush contest came down to Ohio; President Bush won a second term with a win here. On Sunday, Barack Obama is hitting Columbus, Cincinnati and Cleveland as polls show he has a good chance to beat John McCain in this battleground state. Rocker Bruce Springsteen stumps with Obama in Cleveland.

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An estimated 60,000 people rally in front of the state house in Columbus, Ohio for Barack Obama. Nov.2, 2008 (photo by Lynn Sweet)

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The Obama family--Barack, Michelle, Malia, Sasha-- coming down the stairs from campaign plane on arrival Sunday morning in Columbus. (photo by Lynn Sweet)

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I was in Cleveland for Election '04 rally with Kerry/Springsteen, and it was an awesome night. I bet Obama/Springsteen will be even better.


GO BARACK GO
CANADA IS PRAYING FOR YOU

I wish I could be in Cleveland today. I looked at all the networks for some live tv coverage, but no dice. I'll just have to imagine.

GO MCCAIN GO
AMERICA IS PRAYING FOR YOU

It was a thrill to see and hear Barack Obama in person. I have been active in politics since 1968 in college and it is great to have a smart and aware person that will be the leader of the free world and unite this country after all the stupid things that have happened in the last eight years.

Thank you,

Cliff Schall

Barack, How we need you. Godspeed to the White House!

Six hours later, I am still thinking about the rally today in Columbus. Tremendous positive energy, emotion, diversity ... hope.

Germaine Jones,

CNN had a livestream of his Ohio appearances.

Elaine

Sunday, November 01, 2008, Obama & Springsteen made HISTORY in Cleveland, Ohio. It was estimated of 80,000 to 150,000 people, who attended the OBAMA FOR CHANGE RALLY. PEOPLE WERE EVERYWHERE IN DOWNTOWN CLEVELAND. REMARKABLE! GOD SENT OBAMA TO LEAD THE UNITED STATE OF AMERICA. OBAMA WILL WIN AND OBAMA IS THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FOR THE NEXT EIGHT YEARS. OBAMA IS OUR HERO! CLEVELAND, OHIO LOVES OBAMA!

America, come to your senses! Do what's right, VOTE MCain! Don't listen to these no talent celebrities, your smarter than that. Nobama

THE FUTURE BOSS OF AMERICA WITH THE BOSS OF
NEW JERSEY AND THE ROCK AND ROLL WORLD!
A COUPLE OF COOL GUYS!
BORN IN THE USA!

I just got back from the Obama rally in Cincinnati. Truth be told, I thought it was pretty lame. He is better on TV. Certain things he said were true, others I can prove to be false. Most things were just vauge.


By MarkH on November 2, 2008 10:24 PM

America, come to your senses! Do what's right, VOTE MCain! Don't listen to these no talent celebrities, your smarter than that. Nobama

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Don't start attacking the celebs just because they feel strongly enough for someone to endorse them. If they had no talent then I wonder why their endorsement is in the limelight.... I mean I guess if we are going to judge the people that take limelight giving endorsements then my fellow Ohioan Joe The Plumber who is not a person that has been not what I consider to be a moral citizen, well he has MUST have a lot of talent since he is suppose to be writing a book, getting a country album, and been the most featured Republican endorsement. I can value no criticism of Democratic endorsements at being nothing less of hypocritical when such a joke has been the limelight of being a endorser for McCain.

Springsteen is really adroit pointing out faults with our leadership and as a critic he is entitled to that but what I have always noticed about the "Boss" (of what?)is the criticizm while noticable is not without rancor but he never presents viable ways of doing things otherwise. Springsteen has made millions whining about war, poverty, neglect and many other issues but unlike Bono, he never puts his money where his mouth is!

WHERE IS JOE I WANT TO BE A PLUMBER?
HE AND MCCAIN ARE DRINKING SHOTS AT ONE OF MCCAINS
HOUSES!

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