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Obama for America
9:11 p.m. ET
This is just extraordinary:



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----- Election Day is closer than you think -- make a donation to fund this campaign in the time we have left.

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----- Election Day is closer than you think -- make a donation to fund this campaign in the time we have left. Because you've saved your payment information, your donation will go through immediately:

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7:38 a.m. ET
A big night in Portland



Tomorrow I'm heading to Charlotte for our convention.

I want the folks who've stepped up for this election to be together when I accept the nomination on Thursday. And thanks to some of this campaign's best volunteers, there's a way for you to do that from Portland.

Your neighbors are planning a watch party, where you can tune in to the big night and be part of the discussion about the next steps for getting out the vote in your hometown.

RSVP now for the convention watch party in Portland on Thursday, September 6th.

What: Convention watch party in Portland

Where: 2541 SW Miles Street Portland, OR 97219

When: Thursday, September 6th 5:00 pm

RSVP now

There will be a lot going on that night, both at the convention and at the volunteer-organized party near you. We'll talk about what we've got to do next to keep moving our country forward.

Before I speak, there will be a livestream -- hosted by my friend Kal Penn -- that features special guests and exclusive interviews with folks like Michelle and Joe Biden.

We've come a long way together. This should be a night to savor -- and prepare for the decisive stretch of this campaign.

Be a part of it at the convention watch party in Portland:

[url]

Barack

P.S. -- If you've been looking for a way to step up your involvement for the last weeks of the campaign, there won't be a better one than this. RSVP now.

Paid for by Obama for America



Tomorrow I'm heading to Charlotte for our convention.

I want the folks who've stepped up for this election to be together when I accept the nomination on Thursday. And thanks to some of this campaign's best volunteers, there's a way for you to do that from Brooklyn.

Your neighbors are planning a watch party, where you can tune in to the big night and be part of the discussion about the next steps for getting out the vote in your hometown.

RSVP now for the convention watch party in Brooklyn on Thursday, September 6th:

[url]

What: Convention watch party in Brooklyn

Where: 127 St John's Pl Brooklyn, NY 11217

When: Thursday, September 6th 7:30 pm

RSVP here:

[url]

There will be a lot going on that night, both at the convention and at the volunteer-organized party near you. We'll talk about what we've got to do next to keep moving our country forward.

Before I speak, there will be a livestream -- hosted by my friend Kal Penn -- that features special guests and exclusive interviews with folks like Michelle and Joe Biden.

We've come a long way together. This should be a night to savor -- and prepare for the decisive stretch of this campaign. Be a part of it at the convention watch party in Brooklyn:

[url]

Barack

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Tomorrow I'm heading to Charlotte for our convention.

I want the folks who've stepped up for this election to be together when I accept the nomination on Thursday. And thanks to some of this campaign's best volunteers, there's a way for you to do that from Peoria.

Your neighbors are planning a watch party, where you can tune in to the big night and be part of the discussion about the next steps for getting out the vote in your hometown.

RSVP now for the convention watch party in Peoria on Thursday, September 6th.

What: Convention watch party in Peoria

Where: 27118 N 125th Ave Peoria, AZ 85383

When: Thursday, September 6th 7:30 pm

RSVP now

There will be a lot going on that night, both at the convention and at the volunteer-organized party near you. We'll talk about what we've got to do next to keep moving our country forward.

Before I speak, there will be a livestream -- hosted by my friend Kal Penn -- that features special guests and exclusive interviews with folks like Michelle and Joe Biden.

We've come a long way together. This should be a night to savor -- and prepare for the decisive stretch of this campaign.

Be a part of it at the convention watch party in Peoria:

[url]

Barack

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Obama for America

Tomorrow I'm heading to Charlotte for our convention.

I want the folks who've stepped up for this election to be together when I accept the nomination on Thursday. And thanks to some of this campaign's best volunteers, there's a way for you to do that from Washington.

Your neighbors are planning a watch party, where you can tune in to the big night and be part of the discussion about the next steps for getting out the vote in your hometown.

RSVP now for the convention watch party in Washington on Thursday, September 6th. [url]

What: Convention watch party in Washington

Where: 1526 New Hampshire Ave NW Washington, DC 20036

When: Thursday, September 6th 6:30 pm

There will be a lot going on that night, both at the convention and at the volunteer-organized party near you. We'll talk about what we've got to do next to keep moving our country forward.

Before I speak, there will be a livestream -- hosted by my friend Kal Penn -- that features special guests and exclusive interviews with folks like Michelle and Joe Biden.

We've come a long way together. This should be a night to savor -- and prepare for the decisive stretch of this campaign.

Be a part of it at the convention watch party in Washington:

[url] [url]

Barack



Tomorrow I'm heading to Charlotte for our convention.

I want the folks who've stepped up for this election to be together when I accept the nomination on Thursday. And thanks to some of this campaign's best volunteers, there's a way for you to do that from Oakland.

Your neighbors are planning a watch party, where you can tune in to the big night and be part of the discussion about the next steps for getting out the vote in your hometown.

RSVP now for the convention watch party in Oakland on Thursday, September 6th.

What: Convention watch party in Oakland

Where: 440 Grand Ave. Oakland, CA 94610

When: Thursday, September 6th 5:30 pm

RSVP now

There will be a lot going on that night, both at the convention and at the volunteer-organized party near you. We'll talk about what we've got to do next to keep moving our country forward.

Before I speak, there will be a livestream hosted by my friend Kal Penn that features special guests and exclusive interviews with folks like Michelle and Joe Biden.

We've come a long way together. This should be a night to savor and prepare for the decisive stretch of this campaign.

Be a part of it at the convention watch party in Oakland:

[url]

Barack

P.S. Invite your friends to come, too, on Facebook and Twitter .

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Tomorrow I'm heading to Charlotte for our convention.

I want the folks who've stepped up for this election to be together when I accept the nomination on Thursday. And thanks to some of this campaign's best volunteers, there's a way for you to do that from Denver.

Your neighbors are planning a watch party, where you can tune in to the big night and be part of the discussion about the next steps for getting out the vote in your hometown.

RSVP now for the convention watch party in Denver on Thursday, September 6th.

What: Convention watch party in Denver

Where: 375 S.Newport Way Denver, CO 80224

When: Thursday, September 6th 5:30 pm

There will be a lot going on that night, both at the convention and at the volunteer-organized party near you. We'll talk about what we've got to do next to keep moving our country forward.

Before I speak, there will be a livestream -- hosted by my friend Kal Penn -- that features special guests and exclusive interviews with folks like Michelle and Joe Biden.

We've come a long way together. This should be a night to savor -- and prepare for the decisive stretch of this campaign.

Be a part of it at the convention watch party in Denver:

[url]

Barack

P.S. -- Invite your friends to come, too, on Facebook and Twitter.



Tomorrow I'm heading to Charlotte for our convention.

I want the folks who've stepped up for this election to be together when I accept the nomination on Thursday. And thanks to some of this campaign's best volunteers, there's a way for you to do that from San Francisco.

Your neighbors are planning a watch party, where you can tune in to the big night and be part of the discussion about the next steps for getting out the vote in your hometown.

RSVP now for the convention watch party in San Francisco on Thursday, September 6th:

[url]

What: Convention watch party in San Francisco

Where: 3271 18th Street San Francisco, CA 94110

When: Thursday, September 6th 6:00 pm

RSVP here:

[url]

There will be a lot going on that night, both at the convention and at the volunteer-organized party near you. We'll talk about what we've got to do next to keep moving our country forward.

Before I speak, there will be a livestream -- hosted by my friend Kal Penn -- that features special guests and exclusive interviews with folks like Michelle and Joe Biden.

We've come a long way together. This should be a night to savor -- and prepare for the decisive stretch of this campaign. Be a part of it at the convention watch party in San Francisco:

[url]

Barack

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Tomorrow I'm heading to Charlotte for our convention.

I want the folks who've stepped up for this election to be together when I accept the nomination on Thursday. And thanks to some of this campaign's best volunteers, there's a way for you to do that from New York.

Your neighbors are planning a watch party, where you can tune in to the big night and be part of the discussion about the next steps for getting out the vote in your hometown.

RSVP now for the convention watch party in New York on Thursday, September 6th.

What: Convention watch party in New York

Where: 240 Central Park South, Apt. 12F New York, NY 10019

When: Thursday, September 6th 8:00 pm

There will be a lot going on that night, both at the convention and at the volunteer-organized party near you. We'll talk about what we've got to do next to keep moving our country forward.

Before I speak, there will be a livestream -- hosted by my friend Kal Penn -- that features special guests and exclusive interviews with folks like Michelle and Joe Biden.

We've come a long way together. This should be a night to savor -- and prepare for the decisive stretch of this campaign.

Be a part of it at the convention watch party in New York:

[url]

Barack

P.S. -- Invite your friends to come, too, on Facebook and Twitter.



Tomorrow I'm heading to Charlotte for our convention.

I want the folks who've stepped up for this election to be together when I accept the nomination on Thursday. And thanks to some of this campaign's best volunteers, there's a way for you to do that from Hunt Valley.

Your neighbors are planning a watch party, where you can tune in to the big night and be part of the discussion about the next steps for getting out the vote in your hometown.

RSVP now for the convention watch party in Hunt Valley on Thursday, September 6th. What: Convention watch party in Hunt Valley

Where: 400 Symphony Circle Hunt Valley, MD 21030

When: Thursday, September 6th 8:00 pm

Description: RSVP now

There will be a lot going on that night, both at the convention and at the volunteer-organized party near you. We'll talk about what we've got to do next to keep moving our country forward.

Before I speak, there will be a livestream -- hosted by my friend Kal Penn -- that features special guests and exclusive interviews with folks like Michelle and Joe Biden.

We've come a long way together. This should be a night to savor -- and prepare for the decisive stretch of this campaign.

Be a part of it at the convention watch party in Hunt Valley:

[url]

Barack

P.S. -- If you've been looking for a way to step up your involvement for the last weeks of the campaign, there won't be a better one than this. RSVP now.

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4:10 p.m. ET
I'm about to take the stage



"We're in this together."

That's what Barack always says -- and it's true.

For the past three months, Barack has been outraised by the other side.

We can close the gap, and we can still win -- but only if you're in this with us.

This is our big week, and your donation will help us make it even bigger:

[url]

Michelle

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Tonight I'll take the stage in Charlotte to talk about why my husband -- and our president -- is the right man for the job.

Twenty-three years ago, I fell in love with Barack because of his passion, sense of purpose, and his determination to make life better for other people. It's just who he is -- and it's who he continues to be every day in the White House.

And for these next two months, we've got to give it everything we've got so that we have the chance to finish what we started.

Already this week, folks have chipped in more than 120,000 grassroots donations to help build this organization. That's just incredible.

So let's see how many people we can get to chip in by the end of this convention. If you think Barack's the right man for the job, please show your support with donation of $X or more today:

[url]

Thanks,

Michelle

Paid for by Obama for America

Contributions or gifts to Obama for America are not tax deductible



Tonight I'll take the stage in Charlotte to talk about why my husband -- and our president -- is the right man for the job.

Twenty-three years ago, I fell in love with Barack because of his passion, sense of purpose, and his determination to make life better for other people. It's just who he is -- and it's who he continues to be every day in the White House.

And for these next two months, we've got to give it everything we've got so that we have the chance to finish what we started.

Already this week, folks have chipped in more than 120,000 grassroots donations to help build this organization. That's just incredible -- thank you for being one of them.

So let's see how many people we can get to chip in by the end of this convention. Please consider showing your support again with a donation of $X today.

Because you've saved your payment information, your donation will go through immediately:

QUICK DONATE: $X

QUICK DONATE: $X

QUICK DONATE: $X

QUICK DONATE: $X

QUICK DONATE: $X

Or donate another amount:

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Michelle

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Contributions or gifts to Obama for America are not tax deductible

4:28 p.m. ET
On the right side of history

Obama - Biden --

Today, the Democratic Party approved the following language in its 2012 platform:

"We support the right of all families to have equal respect, responsibilities, and protections under the law. We support marriage equality and support the movement to secure equal treatment under law for same-sex couples...

We oppose discriminatory federal and state constitutional amendments and other attempts to deny equal protection of the laws to committed same-sex couples who seek the same respect and responsibilities as other married couples. We support the full repeal of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act and the passage of the Respect for Marriage Act ...

We know that putting America back to work is Job One, and we are committed to ensuring Americans do not face employment discrimination. We support the Employment Non-Discrimination Act because people should not be fired based on their sexual orientation or gender identity."

Platforms are more than pieces of paper -- they are outlines of where a party will go. President Obama and the Democrats are choosing to move forward.

When the delegates approved this platform today, they put us on the right side of history.

Make sure you and your friends are registered to vote, and show your support at the polls for the only party that's standing up for equality:

[url]

Jamie

Jamie Citron National LGBT Vote Director Obama for America

----- Election Day is closer than you think -- make a donation to fund this campaign in the time we have left.

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Romney for President
5:11 a.m. ET
A laundry list of broken promises

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Barack Obama made a whole bunch of promises when he ran for president.

And now, we see a laundry list of broken promises that have left middle-class Americans worse off under President Obama.

23 million people are struggling to find work.

Nearly one in six Americans is living in poverty.

And half of recent college graduates can't find work to fit their skills, or any work at all.

This isn't the hope and change anyone voted for.

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan's plan for a stronger middle class means more jobs, more take-home pay and better opportunities.

Donate $X today to help Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan and the Republican team undo the damage of the last four years.

Let's make sure Barack Obama is a one-term president and that we elect a Republican Senate and grow our Republican majority in the House. America can't afford four more years of crushing failures. America needs the leadership of Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan and the Republican Team.

Matt Rhoades Campaign Manager Romney for President, Inc.

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Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
9:33 a.m. ET
bad news



BREAKING NEWS: Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan reportedly raised a whopping $X million in August to tear down President Obama's agenda with more outright lies.

If Republicans and their Super PAC backers like the Koch Brothers can bury us under a wave of corporate special interest cash now, we will lose in November. We need you right now.

If everyone who's been waiting to give, pitches in $X or more today we can start closing the gap right now.

Please do your part -- make a donation of $X or more right now.

The Democratic Convention starts tonight. This is our chance to make our case the country, and we need your help to do it.

It's now or never.

[url]

Thanks,

Robby

Robby Mook DCCC Executive Director

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12:31 p.m. ET
hey

8 HOUR WARNING: If you want to see President Obama's big speech live at the Democratic National Convention, don't worry about donating, just sign up here before midnight tonight.

I just finished booking airfare and hotel we're throwing that in free too for our last two winners. Trust me -- you don't want to miss this chance. Especially since it's free!

Sign up here before midnight and you'll be automatically entered to win a trip to see President Obama's speech at the Democratic National Convention. [url]

Good luck!

Kristie

Kristie Mark DCCC Chief Operating Officer

Sweepstakes Rules and Restrictions: No purchase, payment, or contribution necessary to enter or win. Void where prohibited. Click here to enter without contributing. Sweepstakes Information: You may enter by contributing. Alternatively, you may enter without making a contribution by clicking here and following the directions to enter. Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. EDT on September 4th, 2012. Sweepstakes only open to citizens of the U.S. and lawful permanent U.S. residents who are residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia and 18 or older or of majority under applicable law . Prize consists of the following prize package: Transportation for two to Charlotte, NC and one night of hotel accommodations for two approximate retail value $X . Winner's guest must be 18 or older or of majority under applicable law and meet other requirements as described in the Official Rules. Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received. Promotion is subject to Official Rules. Click here for full Official Rules and details. Sponsor: Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Paid for by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee | 430 South Capitol Street SE, Washington, DC 20003 202 863-1500 | www.dccc.org | Not authorized by any candidate or candidate's committee.

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Democratic National Committee
3:42 p.m. ET
It's on you, [name]

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In just a few hours, the Democratic National Convention begins.

I'm here in Charlotte, and the energy in the arena is incredible. It's a big moment for our party, and I couldn't be prouder of the plans we've made for the next four years.

This is our week.

If you're backing Democrats this year, now's the time to pitch in $X or more.

We have 63 days left that could make or break this election, and we need to take advantage of every single one of them.

It's on you, Please make a donation to Democrats today:

[url]

And be sure to tune into the convention speeches starting tonight. I can't wait.

Thanks,

Patrick

Patrick Gaspard Executive Director Democratic National Committee

PAID FOR BY OBAMA VICTORY FUND 2012, A JOINT FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE AUTHORIZED BY OBAMA FOR AMERICA, THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE, AND THE STATE DEMOCRATIC PARTIES IN THE FOLLOWING STATES: CO, FL, IA, NV, NH, NC, OH, PA, VA, AND WI. Contributions or gifts to Obama Victory Fund 2012 are not tax deductible.

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 to OVF 2012 will be used in connection with a Federal election, and may be spent on any activities of the participant committees as each committee determines in its sole discretion and will not be earmarked for any particular candidate.

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Democrats it's time for us to bring the momentum back to our side.

Last week was the Republican National Convention, and if you watched any of it, what you didn't hear was a single concrete idea for moving our country forward. And we already knew that those guys want to raise taxes on the middle class to fund tax breaks for millionaires and billionaires, take away a woman's right to make her own health care decisions, and let Wall Street and the insurance companies go back to writing their own rules.

But now it's our turn -- and we need to make sure voters know exactly what Democrats are planning to do this year. Before the convention gets under way, pitch in $X or more to help spread the word.

This week at the Democratic National Convention, all eyes will be on us -- and how we plan to move our country forward by protecting health care for every American, building the middle class, and continuing to create jobs for those who desperately need them.

But we can't stop and rest after the convention ends. It's up to us to make sure that the momentum stays on our side after this week, and all the way until November 6th.

The only way we can do that is by giving Democrats the resources they need to continue to fight as hard as they can until Election Day.

Donate $X or more before the convention starts to keep the momentum on our side:

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And I hope you'll tune in this week for the convention. It's really going to be something.

Thanks,

Patrick

Patrick Gaspard Executive Director Democratic National Committee

PAID FOR BY OBAMA VICTORY FUND 2012, A JOINT FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE AUTHORIZED BY OBAMA FOR AMERICA, THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE, AND THE STATE DEMOCRATIC PARTIES IN THE FOLLOWING STATES: CO, FL, IA, NV, NH, NC, OH, PA, VA, AND WI. Contributions or gifts to Obama Victory Fund 2012 are not tax deductible.

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 to OVF 2012 will be used in connection with a Federal election, and may be spent on any activities of the participant committees as each committee determines in its sole discretion and will not be earmarked for any particular candidate.

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6:32 p.m. ET
I'm about to take the stage



Tonight I'll take the stage in Charlotte to talk about why my husband -- and our president -- is the right man for the job.

Twenty-three years ago, I fell in love with Barack because of his passion, sense of purpose, and his determination to make life better for other people. It's just who he is -- and it's who he continues to be every day in the White House.

And for these next two months, we've got to give it everything we've got so that we have the chance to finish what we started.

Already this week, folks have chipped in more than 120,000 grassroots donations to help build this organization. That's just incredible.

So let's see how many people we can get to chip in by the end of this convention. If you think Barack's the right man for the job, please show your support with a donation of $X or more today:

[url]

Thanks,

Michelle

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

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Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
3:50 p.m. ET
Michelle Obama!

— In just six hours, Michelle Obama will take the stage at the Democratic Convention.

If you can't wait to hear Michelle, sign her good luck card before 10:00EST: [url] Michelle fights with undying passion and drive for progressive issues. Let her know you'll be watching tonight.

If you love Michelle, wish her good luck right now—and even send her a personal message! Let's put 50,000 good luck wishes on her card.

I know she'll love this.

Sen. Patty Murray

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