Obama makes final campaign stop in Wisconsin

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by WDJT Assignment Desk

MADISON—With less than 24 hours until the presidential election the candidates are a making last minute campaign blitz.

For President Barack Obama that includes a stop in Wisconsin.

The president held a rally in Madison with Bruce Springsteen.

About 18,000 people filled the streets around the state Capitol.

President Obama and Springsteen appeared on a stage that ran from the Capitol to a convention center on the shores of Lake Monona.

Spectators stood or sat in risers, braving 28-degree temperatures.

Springsteen took the stage before Obama joking about how early it was to be playing music at a rally for the President.

He opened up with “No Surrender and followed up with “The Promised Land.”

Obama addressed the crowd saying "So when I say Wisconsin I know what real change looks like you've seen me fight for it and deliver you've seen the scars on me you've seen the gray hair to show you what it means to fight for change. You've been there with me after all we've been thru together we can't give up we've got more change to do."

The appearance marked the third time in five days that Obama campaigned in Wisconsin leading up to Tuesday’s election.

He was in Milwaukee on Saturday and Green Bay on Thursday.

The President moves on to Columbus, Ohio and Des Moines, Iowa


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