(An Early) Heads Up: President Obama in Colorado

10:25 MDT (12:25 am ET): President Obama delivers remarks at Community College of Aurora, Lowry, Colorado

9News * CBS * CNN

Streaming has started at 9News – and the music is a bit good.


Photos and other stuff in the morning πŸ˜‰


279 Responses to “(An Early) Heads Up: President Obama in Colorado”

  1. 3 Kreen
    November 4, 2012 at 11:49 pm

    Boy this Seal 6 movie was good! I was cheering when they killed Osama…what a good call our president made!

    • 4 Joy
      November 4, 2012 at 11:56 pm

      I was so disappointed our National Geographic channel here in Canada didn’t air it. I’m hoping someone is going to put it on the inner tubes. If it turns out like the movie “game change” from HBO it will likely be somewhere to watch on the internet.
      Keeping fingers crossed.

  2. November 4, 2012 at 11:50 pm

  3. 9 99ts
    November 4, 2012 at 11:52 pm

    wtg Kreen & how he has tried to stop folks voting RanMan – but he is failing. Due to respond tomorrow to his latest attempt to throw out provisional ballots – with luck a Judge will eventually find him in contempt of the court.

  4. November 4, 2012 at 11:54 pm

  5. 12 amk for obama
    November 4, 2012 at 11:54 pm

    Go to bed, Mr President.

  6. November 4, 2012 at 11:57 pm

  7. November 5, 2012 at 12:06 am

  8. 27 Joy
    November 5, 2012 at 12:07 am

    Watched a few videos of FLOTUS and love her new hair-doo! She’s sporting a gorgeous 60’s doo. πŸ™‚

  9. November 5, 2012 at 12:08 am

  10. November 5, 2012 at 12:15 am


    10:45 am CT PBO delivers remarks at MLK Boulevard, Madison, Wisconsin

    4:10 pm Delivers remarks at Nationwide Arena, Columbus

    9:50 pm Delivers remarks; Intersection of East 4th Street and East Locust Street, Des Moines. The First Lady also makes remarks.

    12:05 am CT Arrives Chicago

  11. 31 vcprezofan2
    November 5, 2012 at 12:17 am

    Sorry Chips & TODville, can’t

    zzzzzzzzzzzzzz (borrowing a4A’s good night song).

    • 32 a4alice
      November 5, 2012 at 12:33 am

      oh I FINALLY caught up with you Chips!

      Had a GREAT day at the staging location – thx for RT’s – Pretty busy little place we got goin’ there. I’m taking this week off so I can volunteer and then just rest and get caught up on personal stuff. But for the next coupl-a days it’s OBAMA ALL THE TIME! πŸ™‚

      Oh. except for right now I think I’m going to fall fast asl-


      (Nitey Nite TOD)

  12. 33 dudette9t9
    November 5, 2012 at 12:20 am

  13. 34 Joy
    November 5, 2012 at 12:24 am

    Sleepy peeps tonight….where did ya’ll go to? Bed or somethin’? πŸ˜‰
    9:23 p.m. here on the west coast.

    • November 5, 2012 at 12:29 am

      I’ve got the Denver rally up on another screen. Waiting, waiting, waiting……

      I am fairly confident, but also nervous. I want this dang election to be over already!! And for PBO to be elected for another four years!!

      • 36 Joy
        November 5, 2012 at 12:35 am

        Same here, not sure I will be able to view the rest of PBO’s rallies before election day on Tuesday so am going to take in one more here tonight.
        I think everyone just wants this over with pickle. It’s been a long time a coming getting this man back into office for another 4 years. With that I have great confidence that he will keep his chair at the oval office. πŸ™‚ Hang in there e1 there in the U.S. You all did a fantastic job supporting your president. Hats off to you all!

    • 37 theo67
      November 5, 2012 at 12:31 am

      Still here, Joy!

  14. 39 Ladyhawke
    November 5, 2012 at 12:33 am


    1) Joe Biden: Noun + Verb + 9/11 = Giuliani Vocabulary

    2) The ‘I Hate Romney’ Club

    But this week it was Giuliani who dropped out of the race and endorsed McCain, praising him as an “American hero.”

    The endorsement was a reflection of the authentic respect McCain and Giuliani have for each other. But that’s not all the two candidates share. The endorsement deal was solidifed when both campaigns stayed at the Deerfield Hilton in Florida, following the Republican debate in Boca Raton on January 24. The two campaigns’ staff mingled easily over drinks. Acknowledging that his candidate was not likely to survive a defeat in Florida, a Giuliani aide approached one of the McCain senior staffers. Come Wednesday, he said, “Just tell us what want us to do β€” we’ve got to stop him.”

    “Him,” of course, is Mitt Romney, the candidate who seems to be uniting his Republican rivals almost as much as Hillary Clinton. “The degree to which campaigns’ personal dislike for Mitt Romney has played a part in this campaign cannot be underestimated,” says an adviser to one of those rival campaigns. While sharp words have been exchanged between practically every Republican candidate at one point or another on the campaign trail, the aversion to Romney seems to go beyond mere policy disagreements. It’s also a suspicion of what they see is his hypocrisy and essential phoniness β€” what one former staffer for Fred Thompson called Romney’s “wholesale reinvention.”


    • November 5, 2012 at 12:45 am

      Romney is a turd, Ladyhawke, he’s always been a turd, and the republican politicians know he’s a turd. What appalls me most about Romney, republican politicians, and their supporters is that they all know he’s a turd, and that they’re willing to vote for him and make him POTUS.

      • 41 theo67
        November 5, 2012 at 12:47 am

        Definitely highlights that their priorities are not with what’s best for the country, but rather, with what’s best for their party – regardless of the consequences. They really are reprehensible and without integrity.

  15. 42 dudette9t9
    November 5, 2012 at 12:34 am

  16. November 5, 2012 at 12:37 am

    It’s the middle of the night in CO….

  17. November 5, 2012 at 12:42 am

    This crowd will go home soon. It’s late and cold….

  18. 53 theo67
    November 5, 2012 at 12:43 am

    The President has to be exhausted, given that today is the first day of DST, and it’s actually 1:30 in the morning already for him. He’s working so hard.

  19. 57 Joy
    November 5, 2012 at 12:44 am

    I have to tell you all that I was simply amazed watching Clintons last rally…what a guy! He pretty much lost his voice with all the campaigning he did for PBO. What a dedicated man he has been and such a force for this campaign. Very intelligent man as well.

    • 58 theo67
      November 5, 2012 at 12:49 am

      He did a great job during this campaign – and he genuinely looked like he was enjoying himself.

    • November 5, 2012 at 12:49 am

      I was thrilled to see him in Eau Claire this last week — and especially to be joined by a daughter and a college-age granddaughter. I was so glad my granddaughter will have this memory of her first election. She also went with me to see Biden when he visited Eau Claire.

  20. 61 99ts
    November 5, 2012 at 12:52 am

    I love the way this man says “President Barack Obama”

  21. November 5, 2012 at 12:53 am

    PBO is starting his speech in Colorado!!!!! His voice needs some rest ….. in two days

  22. 66 Sharon
    November 5, 2012 at 12:57 am

    He was only 15 minutes late.

  23. November 5, 2012 at 1:03 am

    I love how the crowd is chanting “not change!”

  24. November 5, 2012 at 1:05 am

    He is having FUN!!!!!! So much FUN!!!!!

    Please, friends, have FUN!!! WITH HIM ….

  25. November 5, 2012 at 1:07 am

    oOPS… bringing it over from last post… HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMK…. and also a HAPPY BIRTHDAY JEFF!!! πŸ™‚ #NZ4Obama

    • 76 amk for obama
      November 5, 2012 at 3:44 am

      Thank you KR. My niece is right now in Auckland for two month internship with some hospital there.

      • November 5, 2012 at 5:50 am

        You are very welcome amk! Your niece is here? cool! I hope she is doing okay with being away from family for 2 months. Our weather is like 4 seasons in one day in Auckland.. hopefully it hasn’t been too troublesome for her.. its been slightly chilly during day but very warm at night most days lol

        • 78 amk for obama
          November 5, 2012 at 6:01 am

          She lives in UK. Compared to that nasty little hellhole of island, any place in the world would be an oasis. πŸ™‚

          This is her first visit to NZ and sez people are very friendly and helpful. Should I trust her judgment ? πŸ˜‰

  26. November 5, 2012 at 1:08 am

    I will continue to post this until we are celebrating VICTORY, TOGEHTER, on 6 Nov (btw, my wife’s birthday πŸ™‚ ) ….


    • 80 theo67
      November 5, 2012 at 1:15 am

      Your wife’s going to have a great birthday present at the end of the day, Bob. Her birthday will bring us good karma for the day. πŸ™‚

    • 81 99ts
      November 5, 2012 at 1:19 am

      Great day to celebrate a birthday – the world will be joining in

    • 82 amk for obama
      November 5, 2012 at 6:04 am

      Bob, say happy b’day from across the map to the missus. Hopefully we will give her the best b’day present yet.

  27. November 5, 2012 at 1:09 am

    He is continually refining this speech … never satisfied …. always improving … that is a profound message for all of us.


  28. 85 Diana
    November 5, 2012 at 1:13 am

    Thanks for posting the links. I would have never found it on my own. I’ve been with him all day and would have been disappointed had I miss this. Di

  29. 86 Alycee (@jazziz2)
    November 5, 2012 at 1:13 am

    Good evening all. Long, long, VERY PRODUCTIVE day. Great canvass response, lots of doors knocked, calls made. High % not home, however, when contact was made, response was overwhelmingly PBO. Can’t believe that at this late date there were a few “undecided;” people pls…

    I’ve missed most of the events today. Once I had a rally on in background. Was really too busy to watch or even listen. Looking forward to this one, then its off to bed. 0600 comes mighty early!

    Love you guys. FORWARD! ———->

  30. 95 Joy
    November 5, 2012 at 1:18 am

    Wow, this guy’s voice is going to go down in History….He sounds so much like MLK!

  31. November 5, 2012 at 1:18 am

    Oooh baby signed sealed delivered …. I’m yours. Yes PBO you are…..

  32. 99 99ts
    November 5, 2012 at 1:21 am

    Folks there just want to get close to the man – and some stand back to allow others to get closer – these are people who care

  33. 102 cluny
    November 5, 2012 at 1:22 am

    the prez is beat – he will have a good sleep tonight

  34. November 5, 2012 at 1:24 am

    Ooh, that music sounds Irish!!

  35. 106 99ts
    November 5, 2012 at 1:30 am

    From Charles Pierce –

    “It just should be easier than this to vote. It just should be. At the end of the president’s speech, I was standing on the press riser with White House adviser Valerie Jarrett, who was keeping up with all of this on her BlackBerry. “Why are we arguing about voting in the United States of America in 2012?” she asked. She had me there.”

    Talk all over the interwebs and slowly getting into the MSM about vote suppression in Ohio and Florida. When Romney loses those 2 states there will be NO argument – PBO will win by many more votes than the count represents.

    Read more: http://www.esquire.com/blogs/politics/doral-florida-early-voting-confusion-14449029#ixzz2BKKplzl0

  36. 109 FoxfireTX
    November 5, 2012 at 1:35 am

    Happy Birthday AMK and Jeff! Hope you get the best b-day present on Tuesday:-)

    This is a must read, made me cry and that doesn’t happen to me very often. In any event, it is well worth your time, it is about PBO’s “Final campaign, win or lose.


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  39. 122 dudette9t9
    November 5, 2012 at 1:48 am

    • November 5, 2012 at 1:55 am

      • 124 99ts
        November 5, 2012 at 2:04 am

        Very off topic –

        Hi Bob – if you are still around – I loved your comment on middle age and over the hill – (especially given my elder person status)

        I think it was truer than you know – In my other life I am a family history resarcher and my extended family all lived on the eastern coast of Australia (after leaving the UK) – I have visited many resting places in many small coastal towns & they are all on the side of the hill – overlooking the sea – often the best piece of real estate in the town. So, in truth – they are all buried “over the hill”.

  40. November 5, 2012 at 1:56 am

    I, too, love ‘Union Thugs’!

    • 126 nathkatun7
      November 5, 2012 at 4:09 am

      Me too Bob! Give “Union Thugs” any time I have to face emergencies. I know of no instance when corporate CEO’s saved people from storms, earthquakes, raging fires, terrorists attacks, etc., etc.!

      • 127 57andfemale
        November 5, 2012 at 7:23 am

        What is completely astounding to me: no one in the Republican party or the Romney campaign thought to pull together these CEO’s, showing them contributing millions to the relief effort for Sandy. After all, ‘charity’ is supposed to be adequate to do the job where government is not, right? Yet no one thought to show these bastards who have spent millions to lie about PBO & other Dem’s, actually using their wealth for good.


  41. November 5, 2012 at 1:57 am

    I am taking BWD advice to PBO, heading to bed. Good night my dearest TOD family.

  42. 130 globalcitizenlinda
    November 5, 2012 at 2:00 am

    we are on the brink of history. it is close to 2.00 in the Ultimate Swing State (the Buckeye State) and I cannot go to sleep. trying with all we can to make sure that Ohio remains Obama-Country and that it puts him over the top.

  43. November 5, 2012 at 2:03 am

  44. 133 Beverly
    November 5, 2012 at 2:09 am

    It’s 2am and the perfect time to share a deep, dark secret that I always wondered if other people had as well:

    ~slips on strappy red heels and turns on secret sharing slow music~
    When I can’t sleep, especially if it’s because something’s on my mind, one of my favorite feel-better things to do is re-watch Election night ’08 footage of the moment PBO’s win was announced. Four years later and I still get weepy and filled with incredible joy at all the announcements and people cheering. ~blushes~

    • November 5, 2012 at 2:16 am

      No need to blush, Beverly. I’ve watched that video countless times and am more touched by it the next time. Just imagine how many special times you will have watching the video of what we will all experience on 6 Nov 2012 πŸ™‚


    • November 5, 2012 at 2:19 am

      I still have the LA Kings Stanley Cup final on my DVR. πŸ™‚

      Nothing beats election night/day after in ’08 when I was in the UK, and everyone THANKED ME, treated me like a rock star, and bought all my drinks. πŸ˜€

    • 137 Lovepolitics2008
      November 5, 2012 at 3:25 am

      For me, it’s the finale of the big concert at the Lincoln Memorial, two days before the Inauguration in Jan. 2009. Beyonce singing, all the other singers on stage, the crowd, the smiles everywhere, the President-elect having goosebumps at the end of the song. I cry every time. So much joy in the air.

  45. 138 amk for obama
    November 5, 2012 at 2:11 am

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  47. November 5, 2012 at 2:17 am

    Oh hai!

  48. November 5, 2012 at 2:23 am

  49. 149 dudette9t9
    November 5, 2012 at 2:29 am

    Okay, so we have this graphic that shows PBO job creation, has anyone seen one for Romney job creation when he was MA governor?

  50. November 5, 2012 at 2:40 am

    One of my most favorite, ever ….

  51. 158 amk for obama
    November 5, 2012 at 2:41 am

    Meanwhile over at sam wang’s place

    Princeton Student // Nov 4, 2012 at 9:54 pm

    Professor Wang,

    All of the models you discussed seem to have Obama winning. So can you tell me whether articles like this (http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1112/83288.html?hp=t2_3) are just campaigns/media trying to spin or a legitimate concern. Silver addressed the possibility that all the state polls could be off but do you think pollsters are inaccurately predicting the 2012 turnout demographic vs. that of 2008?

    Sam Wang // Nov 4, 2012 at 10:06 pm

    Well, yes. That is because they use the same empirical data. I am unaware of any legitimate calculation that shows otherwise.

    The alternative: by some odd coincidence, pollsters as a group, who were within <1% in the last two elections, suddenly all went off beam by an average of 3%. This was noticed right at the moment when it would push the race to Romney, despite an overall Obama +3% lead. All the rarely-polling organizations happen to side with the nonpartisan pollsters, as Drew Linzer has shown. And the three lone holdouts are Rasmussen, Gravis, and ARG.

    This hypothesis does not seem parsimonious. It seems to be a transparent ploy. On the other hand, Romney’s chief pollster says I am misled.


    • November 5, 2012 at 2:46 am

      Professor Wang is not, ever, to be trifled, as you well know amk πŸ™‚


      • November 5, 2012 at 2:53 am

        I think that Rasmussen, Gravis, ARG, Gallup, and some others have been playing games with the polls along, Bobfr in an attempt to give Romney a boost.

        • November 5, 2012 at 3:06 am

          Of course, Majii, they have, and not just to give Romney a boost, but to suck 100s of millions of Koch, Adelson, etc $$ into their and, much more importantly, broadcast industry coffers.

          And, while the plutocrats won’t have their puppet in the White House they know full well that their ‘downside’ with President Obama is zero.

          The truly smart uber-rich dudes – like Buffet, Gates, etc – know that the very best thing for their continued expansion of personal wealth is a thriving American economy and they know President Obama is way, way better than Romney and his crazy neocon masters in ensuring the stability and sustainability that yields that result.


        • 162 nathkatun7
          November 5, 2012 at 4:45 am

          “I think that Rasmussen, Gravis, ARG, Gallup, and some others have been playing games with the polls along, Bobfr in an attempt to give Romney a boost.”

          Majii, may be these pollsters have inside knowledge and are trying to provide cover for plans to electronically steal the election. Somehow, I don’t think that all these billionaires and millionaires spent so much money without a back up plan. The only way to defeat them is through massive voting.

  52. 164 99ts
    November 5, 2012 at 3:26 am

    The only reason the turnout will be less than 2008 (if it is) is the GOP voter suppression – user-id laws – confusion – no time to vote – etc etc. This was ALL part of the greater GOP plan to make PBO a one term President. The nonsense by the media after the first debate was an attempt to reduce the enthusiasm of democratic voters – and it did quite the opposite. The polls, at that time, and since, imo are dropping 1-2% minimum from President Obama.

    • November 5, 2012 at 4:01 am

      On our side, given all the early voting data we’ve seen, 99, it appears we will exceed 2008 turnout. The more the GOP tries to suppress, the more aware everyone has become that we must crush them, now.


      • 166 nathkatun7
        November 5, 2012 at 4:55 am

        Bob, you are absolutely right that turnout in this election will exceed the 2008 turnout! This is what’s is scaring them. The reported record numbers for AA early voters in NC will send shock waves in Republican circles. This is going to be a very difficult election for them to steal.

        • November 5, 2012 at 8:22 am

          Agree, nath. As you note …

          “The reported record numbers for AA early voters in NC will send shock waves in Republican circles.”

          When those numbers were announced late yesterday I stood up and cheered.

          The AA, Hispanic, LGBT, young Americans & WOMEN all know that there is no going backwards that won’t mean decades of hardship and no guarantee that the discrimination Mitt and the Tea Party will heap on them will ever be overcome.

          Those NC AA numbers, including the fact that 61% of that massive turnout were AA women – that has to be what we see all throughout the Nation.


    • 168 57andfemale
      November 5, 2012 at 8:31 am

      I hope the whiny left realizes that this is happening because they ‘sent a message’ in 2010.

  53. November 5, 2012 at 5:07 am

    So, I go to bed at a reasonable hour to try to get 8 hours of sleep and I miss the bday parties for AMK and Jeff. Shame on me! So belated wishes to you both for a tremendous year ahead!

  54. November 5, 2012 at 5:15 am

    Cool new OFA email tells me that “392,652 people named Susan have already voted. You should too!”

    No worries, I’ll be at the polls early tomorrow AM.

  55. November 5, 2012 at 6:42 am

    I don’t think I will watch that Iowa rally. Me thinks, I will get the jist of it on this blog.
    To sad fie me to watch that.
    Just saying.
    Good morning!

  56. November 5, 2012 at 6:45 am

    Boy, it sure is hard finding any News, that is not a smear on the President and his Base.
    I wonder why?

  57. 176 amk for obama
    November 5, 2012 at 6:46 am

    The outlier with mittbot at 5% ? you guessed it, our good old gallup.

  58. November 5, 2012 at 6:53 am

    • 187 utaustinliberal
      November 5, 2012 at 6:56 am

      Good to know.

    • 188 99ts
      November 5, 2012 at 7:32 am

      How nice – “some GOP anxiety” – I hope they are shivering in their boots

    • 189 57andfemale
      November 5, 2012 at 8:30 am

      Boy that wasn’t what I heard from the nervous progressive media all night last night. All the msnbc hosts were really upset over lower ## in cuyahoga and increased ## statewide (read: RWNJ districts).

      Hope this guy has more up to date info.

  59. 190 Esmerelda
    November 5, 2012 at 7:11 am

    Good morning all! I’m sure you already know this but http://www.270towin.com has a very good do-it-yourself interactive map for those who want to play out the different scenarios.

  60. 191 prettyfoot58
    November 5, 2012 at 7:32 am

    Goooooooooood Morninggggggggggggg……MsChipssssssss….GM TOD…..

    we are almost there….going into the OFA office after work today……Fireddddddddddd UP…Ready to go!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  61. November 5, 2012 at 7:33 am

    Good morning TOD family – couldn’t keep up with the night owls, but yesterday was a good day. I was canvassing again in New Hampshire and will be off again in half an hour for the third consecutive day in the Granite State. OFA Massachusetts had more than 1600 volunteers in NH yesterday. I truly believe that NH will stay blue and I will be happy to know that I was part of this great effort to secure four more years for the best President ever.

  62. 194 desertflower
    November 5, 2012 at 7:38 am

    Morning everyone! Just finished reading here. Was exhausted last night when I got back from the office (OFA) Made hundreds of calls, trained people on Dashboard and call sheet calls….place was packed! I decided to call Ohio yesterday…got one clueless woman on the phone, she answered instead of her sister, that I was SUPPOSED to talk to, but she wasn’t home. If I had to guess, I’d say this woman was in her early 20’s…..she told me that she wasn’t voting. EVER! WTF!!! I told her that I was very sad to hear that and asked her why. She HATES govt, thinks both PBO and R are a joke,and was never going to vote. So young, so ignorant and cynical already…..since I was on the phone with her and really wanted to move along, and let’s face it, I wasn’t going to change HER mind….I let her go. But holy shit….I literally had to walk away from my computer and take a break after that one. I’ve NEVER been at a loss for words, but her cynical ugly take really amazed me…especially at such a young age….and being a WOMAN! THAT blew me away.

    The rest of my calls, when I got someone on the phone, went great. Lots had voted for PBO already…and gave voting info to a nice guy that was going to vote early today.

    I was so tired that I went to bed at 8:30 last night….sorry that I missed Jeff’s birthday… Happy Birthday, Jeff!!!!

    Amk….I wished you a Happy Birthday yesterday, but not sure that you saw my BD wishes to you:) Hugs!

  63. 197 forus50
    November 5, 2012 at 7:41 am

  64. 198 lisalovesobama
    November 5, 2012 at 7:43 am

    Did y’all here about Linda McMahon slapping her face next to a pic of PBO saying that CT voters can vote for her and PBO? The kicker? Those fliers are mostly in black communities. They have ads running of so called Obama supporters who will be voting for that Repuke trash. SMH. hopefully, the ad that PBO cut for that state has been running non stop all over CT. Also, hopefully, they realize its just another dirty rethug trick.

  65. 200 desertflower
    November 5, 2012 at 7:45 am

    More tax evasion through the NETHERLANDS????????????? http://www.democraticunderground.com/10021715130

    Major Dutch Paper Discovers: Romney avoided $100m taxes through the Netherlands.

    I say we round up all these little POS…THE TAKERS, and throw all their sorry asses in JAIL! The ones that evaded taxes, suppressed voters, didn’t play by the same rules as everyone else…you know who I’m talking about! Maybe they could ALL go share a cell in one of their private prisons and PAY FOR IT THEMSELVES!

    • 201 99ts
      November 5, 2012 at 7:56 am

      Hi df – ty for all you do – sad about the young lass – maybe someone in her family will sort her out – my daughter was that way inclined – and we had a long long talk about WHY that attitude would never fix anything – I think these are the young ones who should be taking part in the debate/discussion – get themselves a say – rather than scream from the outside.

      As for Romney & his friends – they are takers, all for self, all the time. I keep thinking Romney is worse than McCain – until I hear the latter still ranting and raving – he just can’t believe the black guy defeated him – will be interesting how Romney copes with that result.

      • 202 desertflower
        November 5, 2012 at 8:03 am

        Hi there, 99ts:) Glad you had “the talk” with your daughter! Something tells me that no one will do the same for that poor lost soul I talked to yesterday. So sad. As far as who’s worse…they’re ALL pathetic. They have all lost their way and deserve to be barred from holding nay elected office for generations.

  66. November 5, 2012 at 7:47 am

    Latino Decisions poll: Obama 73, Romney 24
    By ALEXANDER BURNS | 11/5/12 7:32 AM
    The last impreMedia-Latino Decisions 2012 tracking poll shows Obama’s lead over Romney with Latinos continuing to hover around the 50-percentage point mark.

  67. November 5, 2012 at 7:53 am

    President Obama embarks on his last day of campaigning before election day with stops in Madison, Wisc., Columbus, Ohio,Β  and Des Moines, Iowa. The president and first lady will then head to Chicago, where they will spend the night.

  68. November 5, 2012 at 8:04 am

    Good morning, OTeam!! Can. Not. Sleep.

    A reminder of the power of our voices: As of the start of GOTV, OFA volunteers have made 125,646,479 personal phone calls or door knocks, not counting robo-calls, mail, literature drops. That’s PHENOMENAL. Enthusiasm gap, NOT.

  69. November 5, 2012 at 8:06 am

    Sorry for missing the paaaarrrrrttttteeeee!

  70. November 5, 2012 at 8:07 am

    John McCain hitting every single channel this morning, everywhere I look, their is old man McCain.
    Groundhog Day?
    If for any other reason, in 2 Days, John McCain is not practical fir the Beltway media. Thank Heavens!

    • 212 99ts
      November 5, 2012 at 8:18 am

      Jovie – that the beltway thinks he is useful explains the disaster they have become.

      Going to LOVE seeing the pundits fall down crying – what weasels they are

  71. November 5, 2012 at 8:18 am

    marabout is on the ground in OH!! BRAVOOOOO!!

  72. 214 utaustinliberal
    November 5, 2012 at 8:19 am

  73. 217 desertflower
    November 5, 2012 at 8:19 am

    Chips…you got a little “h/t” from Bob Cesca πŸ™‚ Did you know this??


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  75. 224 dudette9t9
    November 5, 2012 at 8:27 am

  76. 226 amk for obama
    November 5, 2012 at 8:29 am

    Ok, guyz. Due to my b’day today, went to the nearby temple about a few minutes back. I am not a very religious type. Wifey made me to do it. Anyway threw in a prayer for PBO’s big win [and for getting my eleventy bucks from lisa. πŸ™‚ ]

  77. 235 dudette9t9
    November 5, 2012 at 8:29 am

  78. 236 dudette9t9
    November 5, 2012 at 8:30 am

  79. 237 99ts
    November 5, 2012 at 8:30 am

  80. 238 dudette9t9
    November 5, 2012 at 8:30 am

  81. 239 dudette9t9
    November 5, 2012 at 8:31 am

  82. November 5, 2012 at 8:32 am
    • 241 dotster3
      November 5, 2012 at 8:42 am

      AF1 said to have landed in Madison “about 3:00 a.m.”, “thousands” said to be already waiting for the rally which is hours away.

  83. 242 cluny
    November 5, 2012 at 8:32 am

    GM all – it’s after midnight here in Sydney and I can’t sleep – completely wired. Will not watch pundit coverage tomorrow night but will follow here first. I’m superstitious and everytime I’ve followed big events here O has done very well (2nd and 3rd debate, Eastwood, DNC convention, Biden debate). Last time I watched it all on MSNBC but it would work my last nerve to go through that tomorrow. Enjoy this last day of PBO rallies and keep pushing. Good luck.

  84. 246 desertflower
    November 5, 2012 at 8:36 am


    While SEIU has emphasized registering and mobilizing black and Latino voters, the AFL-CIO, from which SEIU disaffiliated in 2005, has made a massive push in Ohio’s white working class through its Working America program, which has signed up more than 1 million working-class Ohioans who don’t belong to unions to become members of its political action program. While Henry is door-knocking in a four-block stretch of Cleveland’s black community, AFL-CIO officials are canvassing the white working-class neighborhoods of Canton and Columbus. And both campaigns supplement the massive efforts of the Obama campaign itself.

    β€œWhat struck me today,” said Henry, β€œwas how many people brought up voter suppression, and how it impelled them to vote early.” Voters raised the topic at doorstep after doorstep; one woman told Henry that she had lined up early on the day early voting started, three weeks ago, precisely because the Republicans’ effort to suppress the vote had made her determined to cast the first vote in Cleveland for Obama. Every voter who answered his or her door on Saturday, Henry said, had either voted early or would vote today and tomorrow, with the exception of just one determined to vote on Election Day itself.

  85. November 5, 2012 at 8:38 am

    Important editorial by Prof Krugman!


  86. 249 vcprezofan2
    November 5, 2012 at 8:41 am

    Okay, Amk, now that I’m awake and it’s really the 5th in MY world ….:roll:

    β™₯ β™₯ β™₯ β™₯
    HAPPY 53rd
    ## AMK ## !!
    β™₯ β™₯ β™₯ β™₯

    I feel certain you (have been and) will enjoy each moment, starting from (our) last night and stretching into our tomorrow when the President and VP Biden will add their personal joint gift. Talk about someone stretching out his/her birthday celebrations – you take the cake!!! *** + β™₯ β™₯ Pard!

  87. 256 dudette9t9
    November 5, 2012 at 8:43 am

  88. November 5, 2012 at 8:44 am

  89. November 5, 2012 at 8:48 am

  90. 260 dotster3
    November 5, 2012 at 8:50 am

    Those are all people back there—-stretching back to capitol bldg

  91. November 5, 2012 at 8:51 am

    • 263 utaustinliberal
      November 5, 2012 at 8:58 am

      Thanks. Will spread the word.

    • November 5, 2012 at 9:08 am

      Obama, who was in Hollywood on Sunday, won’t be in Florida on Monday. But his wife, first lady Michelle Obama, will be in Orlando.
      Here’s a scorecard:
      β€’Β  Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will be outside of the Miami-Dade Supervisor of Elections office in Doral with the Obama campaign to β€œencourage local residents to Vote Now!” at 9:30 a.m.

      β€’Β  First Lady Michelle Obama attends a Democratic rally in Orlando at 6 p.m.

  92. 268 vcprezofan2
    November 5, 2012 at 8:55 am

    Can’t decide – I should go get some groceries, particularly juices so I can drink at the party, but having booted up the laptop I am on the way to being hooked in trying to catch up. Hmmmm….should I go before PBO’s first speech, or between the first and the second? These kinds of decisions are so difficult for me to make.

    • November 5, 2012 at 9:02 am

      πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€

      Rush out and stock up, bountifully, and then you won’t have to leave your home until after you recover from the celebration – probably sometime on Friday πŸ™‚

    • November 5, 2012 at 9:03 am

      I am making those decisions right now as well. I’m going to go in between speeches and stock up on everything I need for the next couple of days because I will be at one with my laptop. And soaking up all the details of VICTORY.

      • 271 vcprezofan2
        November 5, 2012 at 9:15 am

        Ah Meta and Bobfr, between the two of you I’m right back at the start! πŸ˜† πŸ˜† I’m going to take a shower and go now, I think, because I suspect that once I sit before the laptop it’ll be harder to get up. I’ve been standing all this time since I’m supposedly doing my dancercise. We won’t mention that my fingers have been by far the most active participant in this session….as is usually the case.

  93. November 5, 2012 at 8:57 am

    Good morning, TOD family. I got the email to find out how many Lala’s have voted. Answer: 117. Now, the issues with my name is that it is spelled so many different ways: Layla, Laila, Leila and others. Of course, I have no way of knowing if they are counting all these spellings, but assume they are. Anyway, just love that the campaign is doing this. It’s just neat.

    Will be off in a bit to do some NC phone banking. FORWARD>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

  94. 273 dotster3
    November 5, 2012 at 8:57 am

  95. 277 dudette9t9
    November 5, 2012 at 9:01 am

  96. 279 amk for obama
    November 5, 2012 at 9:06 am

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