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Obama for America
8:48 a.m. ET
Before the polls open



We're coming up on our last quarterly fundraising deadline

before early voting begins in Iowa.

The other side has already launched its blitz of ads trashing

the President, trying to shift this race in their favor.

If we don't dig deep now, soon it'll be too late.

Today your donation goes farther -- get yours in:

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The countdown before Americans begin to mark their ballots

starts now.

Thanks for stepping up,

Mitch

Mitch Stewart

Battleground States Director

Obama for America

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8:48 a.m. ET
Fun story

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Fun story:

President Obama gave a speech last week in Cleveland, where he drew contrasts between his plan to help the middle class and Mitt Romney's plan to help himself and people like him.

Romney's contribution to the debate? His staffers drove his campaign bus around the parking lot honking the horn repeatedly.

I'm not kidding. Romney campaign staff, in a giant bus wrapped with the Romney campaign logo, circled the event blowing the horn.

It sums up their entire campaign strategy nicely.

That's not how this organization is run. We are in the field building this grassroots movement so that we can have more conversations with voters -- because when people know the truth, we win.

Can you chip in $X or more today to make that happen?

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Thanks,

Julianna

Julianna Smoot

Deputy Campaign Manager

Obama for America

P.S. -- When you donate today, you'll be automatically entered for a chance to have dinner with President Obama and the First Lady.

No purchase, payment, or contribution necessary to enter or win. Contributing will not improve chances of winning. Void where prohibited. Entries must be received by June 26, 2012. You may enter by contributing to Obama Victory Fund 2012 here or click here to enter without contributing. Three winners will each receive the following prize package: round-trip tickets for winner and a guest from within the fifty U.S. States, DC, or Puerto Rico to a destination to be determined by the Sponsor; hotel accommodations; and dinner with President Obama on a date to be determined by the Sponsor approximate retail value of all prizes $X . Odds of winning depend on number of entries received. Promotion open only to U.S. citizens, or lawful permanent U.S. residents who are legal residents of 50 United States, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico and 18 or older or age of majority under applicable law . Promotion subject to Official Rules and additional restrictions on eligibility. Sponsor: Obama for America, 130 E. Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60601.

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The first $X of a contribution to OVF 2012 will be allocated to Obama for America with the first $X designated for the primary election, and the next $X for the general election . The next $X of a contribution will be allocated to the Democratic National Committee. Any additional amounts from a contributor will be divided among the State Democratic Party Committees as follows, up to $X per committee and subject to the biennial aggregate limits: FL 17% ; OH 16% ; PA 13% ; CO 11% ; NC 11% ; VA 11% ; NV 6% ; WI 6% ; IA 5% ; and NH 4% . A contributor may designate his or her contribution for a particular participant. The allocation formula above may change if following it would result in an excessive contribution. Contributions will be used in connection with a Federal election.

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1:38 p.m. ET
There's a word for people like this

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This morning's Washington Post headline sums it up: "Under Romney, Bain's companies sent jobs abroad."

During Mitt Romney's tenure as a corporate buyout specialist, companies he and his partners owned were "pioneers in the practice of shipping work from the United States to overseas call centers and factories" in countries like India and China.

Romney knows that outsourcing has hurt America and American workers. Here's something rich: He even told factory workers in Ohio that if he becomes president, the killing of American jobs is "going to end."

But the tax plan that Romney's proposing today rewards companies that follow in his footsteps by shipping jobs outside our borders.

There's a word for people who say one thing and do the opposite.

So here's the choice we're putting before voters in this election: Romney pretends to condemn outsourcing, but his plan rewards it and he personally practiced it. President Obama wants to put Americans back to work.

Donate $X or whatever you can today:

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Thanks,

Stephanie

Stephanie Cutter

Deputy Campaign Manager

Obama for America

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The Washington Post reported this morning that "Mitt Romney's financial company, Bain Capital, invested in a series of firms that specialized in relocating jobs done by American workers to new facilities in low-wage countries like China and India."

This is the same guy that goes around the campaign trail talking a huge game about being able to protect American jobs by standing up to foreign countries like China. But now we know that Romney and his partners made millions while sending American jobs overseas.

This is a critical point, and we need to make sure everyone knows it. Check out this video I recorded today, and share it far and wide:

Romney's support of outsourcing didn't just happen in the private sector. As governor of Massachusetts, he vetoed legislation that would have banned companies from shipping state jobs overseas -- and he actually outsourced state jobs to a call center in India.

In contrast, President Obama has a jobs plan that could put up to a million people back to work -- including teachers, cops, firefighters, construction workers, and veterans -- help small businesses create jobs right now, and help to put an end to American jobs being shipped overseas. He's also fighting for tax breaks for companies that bring jobs back to America.

Mitt Romney is fighting for tax breaks for companies that ship jobs overseas -- the type of companies he ran in the private sector.

This isn't just a policy position for Romney, it's his economic philosophy -- and it's his record.

Read the article, watch the video, and share them both far and wide -- doesn't get a lot more important than this one:

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Thanks,

Stephanie

P.S. -- Chip in $X or more today, and help make sure we have the resources to spread the truth about Romney's record.

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An explosive article on the front page of today's Washington

Postpresents damning new evidence on Mitt Romney's firm outsourcing

jobs during

his time in the private sector.

Romney's firm owned companies that were "pioneers" of the outsourcing boom

during the '90s, according to the lengthy piece documenting his time

running Bain Capital. And we're not just talking about outsourcing jobs

when trying to turn around a failing company.

His firm owned companies that outsourced jobs from perfectly healthy

companies as a matter of course -- in order to make profits for themselves.

Even more disturbing: His firm bought and built companies whose very

business was outsourcing. These firms positioned themselves to take

advantage of the outsourcing of American jobs to China, India, and anywhere

else -- and Bain earned fees from these firms as they implemented their

outsourcing plans.

This is exactly the wrong kind of person to be president.

You can tell because Mitt Romney's tax proposals provide massive breaks for

corporations that -- surprise! -- send American jobs overseas.

The only thing that can stop him is you. Make your donation now:

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Please forward this email to anyone you know who should get the facts.

- Stephanie

Stephanie Cutter

Deputy Campaign Manager

Obama for America

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7:39 p.m. ET
Cathy and I had dinner with the President

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Technically, I didn't win Dinner with Barack. My wife Cathy did,

and she picked me as her guest.

I still can't believe our -- OK, Cathy's -- luck. Not many people get

to know the President and First Lady: Two incredibly warm, smart,

down-to-earth people with their share of hilarious parenting stories.

At the end of the night, the President even wrote a note to our

babysitter thanking her for watching the boys. Really!

Let's just say I'm going to have a tough time topping this night.

So enter today, then talk everyone you know into doing the same --

and don't forget to be extra nice in case they're considering you as their

guest:

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Good luck,

John L.

Wauwatosa, WI

No purchase, payment, or contribution necessary to enter or win. Contributing will not improve chances of winning. Void where prohibited. Entries must be received by June 26, 2012. You may enter by contributing to Obama Victory Fund 2012 here -- [url] -- or click here -- [url] -- to enter without contributing. Three winners will each receive the following prize package: round-trip tickets for winner and a guest from within the fifty U.S. States, DC, or Puerto Rico to a destination to be determined by the Sponsor; hotel accommodations; and dinner with President Obama on a date to be determined by the Sponsor approximate retail value of all prizes $X . Odds of winning depend on number of entries received. Promotion open only to U.S. citizens, or lawful permanent U.S. residents who are legal residents of 50 United States, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico and 18 or older or age of majority under applicable law . Promotion subject to Official Rules -- [url] -- and additional restrictions on eligibility. Sponsor: Obama for America, 130 E. Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60601.

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Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
6:33 a.m. ET
Ads

— We only have 12 hours until our deadline to fund ads that respond

to the most recent Rove and Koch attack ad campaign. Together, they put $X

million into ads, and we only need another $X in the bank by midnight

to respond. Every single dollar

counts.

The most dangerous thing for President Obama, Democratic candidates, and

our future would be to let these attacks to go unanswered. Could you

please kick in $X before

midnight?

Thanks,

Patty Murray

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Democratic National Committee
8:24 a.m. ET
We'll sweeten the deal

The Democratic Party

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Friend --

This is a monumentally important year, to say the least.

We need to re-elect President Obama, hold on to the Senate,

and take back the House.

If we're not successful, Republicans are threatening to cut

women's access to preventive care, repeal Obamacare, and

craft economic policies that will throw the middle class under

the bus.

That's why, with just about four months left until Election Day,

we all need to get involved in the fight as best we can.

With a donation of $X or more today, you can join that fight and

become a contributing member of the Democratic Party in 2012:

[url]

Having you join our 2012 effort is important to us. So we want to

sweeten the deal.

By donating today, not only will you become a contributing member

this year, but you'll also be automatically entered to be one of four

Democrats we'll fly to Washington D.C. to meet our Chair, Debbie

Wasserman Schultz, for lunch -- airfare and hotel are on us.

We're expanding state operations across the country and making

decisions that will affect the outcome of races at every level.

Your donation will give us the ability to send more resources to

battleground states -- that means more staff and supplies where

it's most critical.

And that's why we need you to join the ranks of thousands of other

Democrats across the country to stop Republicans from being able

to push their right wing agenda in the fall.

Donate $X or whatever you can today to become a contributing member

of the Democratic National Committee in 2012 and to be automatically

entered for a chance to win a trip to D.C. for lunch with our Chair,

Rep. Wasserman Schultz:

[url]

Thanks,

Patrick

Patrick Gaspard

Executive Director

Democratic National Committee

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Don't you just love Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz?

Well, now is your chance to meet her.

With a donation of $X or whatever you can today, you will become an

important part of our election year efforts -- and you'll be automatically

entered for a chance to travel to Washington, D.C. to have lunch with

Debbie. Airfare and hotel are on us.

So what are you waiting for? Donate now and be automatically entered for a

chance to win.

I don't have to tell you that a lot is at stake in November, and that we

have a tough road ahead of us. We need to re-elect President Obama, hold

onto the Senate, take back the House, and elect Democrats across the

country.

We're expanding state operations and making decisions that could affect the

outcome of races at every level. Your donation will give us the ability to

send more staff to battleground states and pay for more supplies for

canvassers.

What's more, Debbie couldn't be more excited about the opportunity to sit

down with supporters like you and hear what you're thinking. This party

belongs to you, and your input guides our decision-making.

You're someone who has already stepped up to the plate and given to the

Democratic National Committee, so I know you're committed to helping

Democrats win this year. And I want to sincerely thank you for your support

thus far.

But our fight is far from over.

Donate $X or whatever you can today to be automatically entered for a

chance to win a trip to D.C. for lunch with our Chair, Rep. Wasserman

Schultz:

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Thanks,

Patrick

Patrick Gaspard

Executive Director

Democratic National Committee

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