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Romney for President
10:05 p.m. ET
Enter by 11:59 P.M. Friday to meet Mitt & his VP

To view this email as a web page, go here.

The big announcement is getting closer! Soon everyone will know who Governor Romney selects as his running mate. And we're giving a few lucky supporters the opportunity to meet America's Comeback Team in person sometime soon.

Two winners have been selected already, and a third is being chosen this week. Will you be that lucky winner?

Donate $X by 11:59 pm Friday to be automatically entered for your chance to meet Mitt and his VP pick in person.

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Good luck!

Katie Packer Gage Deputy Campaign Manager Romney for President

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN A PRIZE. No contribution or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win this Promotion. Making a contribution does not increase your chances of winning. To enter by making a contribution, click here. To enter without making a contribution, click here. Void where prohibited. The Promotion begins on Monday, July 23, 2012 at 12:00pm Eastern Daylight Time and ends on Friday, July 27, 2012 at 11:59pm Eastern Daylight Time "Entry Period" . All entries must be received by 11:59pm Eastern Daylight Time on Friday, July 27, 2012. One 1 winner will receive the following Prize: one 1 round-trip coach class plane ticket within the continental United States on a date and to a Destination to be determined by Sponsor, with an approximate retail value of $X; one 1 one-night hotel stay at the Destination, with an approximate retail value of $X; and ground transportation at the discretion of Sponsor, with an approximate retail value of $X. Approximate total retail value is $X. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received. The Promotion is open to citizens and permanent residents green card holders of the United States who are legal residents of one of the fifty states, Puerto Rico, or the District of Columbia and are at least 18 years of age or the age of majority as determined by state law. Details and qualifications for participation in this Promotion may apply. Restrictions are listed in the Official Rules. The Sponsor is Romney Victory Inc., PO Box 149757, Boston, MA 02114.

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1:20 p.m. ET
The context is even worse than the quote itself

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If every American saw this video, Barack Obama would be out of a job in November.

Watch now: [url]

President Obama claims his "you didn't build that" quote has been taken out of context, but as you can see in this video -- released by his own campaign -- the quote in question is insulting and the context is even worse.

Clearly this President's whole philosophy on the American Dream is upside down. It's time to make a change.

Mitt Romney understands success is not the result of government, it is the result of hardworking people who take risks, create dreams, and build lives for themselves and their families.

So if you watch only one video during this election, watch this one. And if you share one video on Facebook, Twitter or email during this election, share this one.

Watch the video, judge President Obama's mixed-up ideology for yourself, and spread the word:

BuildItRapidResponse

Matt Rhoades Campaign Manager Romney for President

[url] ConnectWithMitt MRFacebook MRTwitter MRYouTube MRFlickr MyMitt MittRomney.com

Obama for America
9:07 a.m. ET
We'll fly you in for the President's birthday

Obama - Biden --

I'm no good at singing "Happy Birthday."

I hope you're better, because the President's inviting two grassroots donors and their guests to celebrate his birthday with him at his home in Chicago on August 12th.

Just pitch in $X or whatever you can to support this campaign, and you'll be automatically entered for the chance to be there.

It's going to be a great party.

We've got a nice spot picked out for the event at the President's family home in their beautiful South Side neighborhood.

What we're missing is a few lucky supporters like you to come and wish the President well as we celebrate him for the night.

Sounds fun, right? The contest ends Thursday, so enter today:

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Julianna

Julianna Smoot Deputy Campaign Manager Obama for America

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 July 26th, 2012. You may enter by contributing to Obama for America hereor click hereto enter without contributing. Two 2 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 Sponsor; hotel accommodations; and tickets for winner and a guest to an event with President Obama on a date, at a venue and for a duration to be determined by Sponsor approximate retail value of all prizes $X . Odds of winning depend on number of entries received and timing 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 Rulesand additional restrictions on eligibility. Sponsor: Obama for America, 130 E. Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60601. Paid for by Obama for America

Contributions or gifts to Obama for America are not tax deductible.

6:02 p.m. ET
I want you to join us on Saturday

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I want you to join us for the It Takes One weekend of action on July 28th and 29th -- and I hope you can bring one person along who hasn't stepped up for this election yet.

Can I count on you to be at the event in Charlotte on Saturday? [url] Here are the details:

What: It Takes One Weekend of action in Charlotte

Where: 6239 South Boulevard Charlotte, NC 28210

When: Saturday, July 28th 11:00 am

RSVP here:

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Find other events near you this weekend:

[url] At the event, you'll be asking others to get involved in this election. You might register voters, talk with your neighbors about Barack's accomplishments and vision for our country, or recruit new volunteers to join the team. That's the kind of one-on-one outreach that has powered every one of Barack's campaigns, and that's how we're going to win this time around, too -- for him and for other Democrats. So join the It Takes One weekend of action this Saturday: [url]

Michelle

--- If this is your first time registering voters, don't worry -- your local organizers will connect you with all the materials and trainings you'll need.

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This weekend, we'll be 100 days away from Election Day.

We've got a lot of voters to get registered and ready for this election -- and that's part of why First Lady Michelle Obama just launched a new effort called It Takes One.

The idea behind it is pretty simple: One person reaching out to another, bringing in one person at a time, is what will make all the difference. She's challenging us all to bring one new person along every time we take action for this campaign -- whether that's chipping in a few dollars, registering to vote, or showing up at the It Takes One weekend of action on Saturday, July 28th, and Sunday, July 29th.

Folks from New York will be making calls or traveling to Pennsylvania for the weekend of action, to register voters and to reach out to folks there to talk about President Obama's accomplishments -- alongside that one new person they asked to join them for the day.

Can you go -- and bring someone else along?

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One hundred days isn't a lot of time. But if you can make it out this weekend, and your friend can, too, you'll be able to reach twice as many people in this key battleground state.

Those people you reach are going to bring in others, who'll bring in others -- and it's going to keep getting bigger from there. With all those new people stepping up, the organizing we've got to do over these next 100 days will be many times easier.

That's how this organization has always worked -- and at this special weekend of action, we'll get to see that idea directly in action, in a whole new way.

So RSVP now -- and start thinking about who you're going to bring:

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Jeremy

Jeremy Bird National Field Director Obama for America

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I want you to join us for the It Takes One weekend of action on July 28th and 29th -- and I hope you can bring one person along who hasn't stepped up for this election yet.

Can I count on you to be at the event in Portland on Saturday?

Here are the details:

What: It Takes One weekend of action event in Portland

Where: 1125 SE Madison, Suite 112 Portland, OR 97214

When: Saturday, July 28th 9:00 am

RSVP now

Find other events near you this weekend.

At the event, you'll be asking others to get involved in this election. You might register voters, talk with your neighbors about Barack's accomplishments and vision for our country, or recruit new volunteers to join the team.

That's the kind of one-on-one outreach that has powered every one of Barack's campaigns, and that's how we're going to win this time around, too -- for him and for other Democrats.

So join the It Takes One weekend of action this Saturday:

[url]

Michelle

--- If this is your first time registering voters, don't worry -- your local organizers will connect you with all the materials and trainings you'll need.

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Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
10:50 a.m. ET
this is too far...

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Michele Bachmann has made a career out of inflammatory comments, but this time she's gone too far.

Last week, Bachmann baselessly attacked Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin and Democratic Congressman Keith Ellison, accusing them of having connections to the Muslim Brotherhood.

Will you stand up against Bachmann's outrageous attacks?

Sign our petition denouncing Michele Bachmann's baseless, incendiary comments against Muslim-American public servants [url]

So far, Congresswoman Bachmann is showing no sign of relenting with her McCarthy-like attacks against these public servants.

You would assume that such a strong accusation against a standing U.S. Congressman and top State Department official would be backed by some strong evidence. Instead, Bachmann has only given us a bumbling, shameless account by six degrees of separation.

Outrageous conspiracy theories may exist in the dark corners of the internet, but they don't belong in the halls of Congress.

Stand against Bachmann's outrageous attacks:

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Robby

Robby Mook DCCC Executive Director

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10:53 a.m. ET
tipping point



BREAKING: Department of Justice Investigating Pennsylvania's Voter Suppression Tactics

Pennsylvania's new “voter I.D.” law could literally decide the fate of President Obama's re-election.

It's not the first time that Republicans have tried to suppress the vote -- but in an election this close, it could be the tipping point that delivers the Presidency to Mitt Romney.

Help us reach 100,000 strong in support of the Department of Justice's investigation of Pennsylvania voter suppression -- Add your name -- Republicans' attempt to disenfranchise voters is just a shameless attempt to steal this election.

Even the Pennsylvania Republicans' Majority Leader, Mike Turzai, boasted, "Voter ID...is going to allow Governor Romney to win the state of Pennsylvania." We all remember what happened in Florida in 2000. We can't let Republicans get away with disenfranchising nearly 1-in-10 voters in a critical swing state like Pennsylvania in 2012.

Help us fight it:

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Brynne

Brynne Craig

DCCC Field Director

P.S. Do you have a Republican friend that claims these onerous voter I.D. laws are necessary to prevent voter fraud? Tell them the state of Pennsylvania just admitted in a court filing that they have no evidence of in-person voter fraud, then help us fight back.



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