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Obama for America
8:46 p.m. ET
Come to New Hampshire on Saturday



Voters in New Hampshire are going to have a huge role in deciding the presidential election this fall. Romney and his allies know this, too -- and that's why they're already spending millions of dollars attacking President Obama over the airwaves there. It's on us to step up to defend the President's record -- and make sure that voters aren't misled by the negativity and distortions that the other side is churning out.

That's why folks in Amherst are taking a road trip to New Hampshire on Saturday to have face-to-face conversations with voters here. Can you join us?

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Here are the details: What: Massachusetts to New Hampshire canvass trip Meet at: Amherst, MA 01002 When: Saturday, September 22nd 10:00 am

RSVP here:

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We know that voters respond better to conversations with people like them than they do to TV ads. That's why we're building the largest grassroots campaign in the history of politics. We need to engage as many voters as we can about the issues that affect them the most, answer some of their questions, and talk to them about the accomplishments of President Obama and other Democrats. When we reach out to people on a personal level, we're building their connection to this organization -- and making folks more likely to come out and vote for the President. But that's something only we can do.

Trips like the one this Saturday are a big part of how we'll win this November. We'll even help you find a carpool so the trip is easy to make.

So come and help reach out to voters here in New Hampshire: [url] We'd love to have you,

Dan

Dan Herman New Hampshire General Election Director Organizing for America

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Obama - Biden --

We know voters in Pennsylvania are going to have a huge role in deciding the outcome this fall.

Romney and his allies know this, too -- and that's why they're already spending millions of dollars attacking President Obama over the airwaves in Pennsylvania. It's on us to step up to defend the President's record -- and make sure that voters aren't misled by the negativity and distortions that the other side is churning out.

That's why folks in Delaware will be road-tripping to Pennsylvania over the next few weeks to have face-to-face conversations with voters there.

Can you join us?

Once you sign up, you'll be directed to the OFA Trip Planner -- a new tool that makes it easier than ever to plan carpools, find rides, or offer up your wheels.

We know that voters respond better to conversations with people like them than they do to TV ads. That's why we've been building the largest grassroots campaign in the history of politics.

We need to engage as many voters as we can about the issues that affect them the most, answer some of their questions, and talk to them about President Obama's accomplishments. When we reach out to people on a personal level, we're building their connection to this organization -- and making folks more likely to come out and vote for the President and other Democrats.

But it's something that only we can do together.

Trips to Pennsylvania are a big part of how we'll win this November. And now with Trip Planner, it's easier than ever to get involved in a battleground state near you.

Just let us know when you're available and we'll help you figure out how to get there:

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Edna

Edna Ishayik Pennsylvania Deputy Field Director Organizing for America

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12:18 a.m. ET
I hope this is a role for you, [name]



Flash forward to November 6th. You're watching the election results roll in from a key county in a battleground state -- and President Obama wins by a handful of votes. Now imagine that you knew your work played a huge role in putting the President over the top. That's the incredible moment you'd be working toward as part of Vote Corps, a special group of volunteers who will work in battleground states to get out the vote through Election Day. Will you join Vote Corps?

[url] If you join, you'll relocate to a crucial part of a state that could decide this election. You'll get there any time from one week to six weeks before Election Day, and stay all the way until the last vote is cast. You'll work with a team of staffers, local volunteers, and other Vote Corps members who have come from far and wide to pitch in. Together, you'll make sure as many voters from the area as possible turn out to vote. You'll make phone calls, knock on doors, and have one-on-one conversations -- all the organizing activities that we've been using from the start to get people engaged in this election. You'll put in some long days as a volunteer. But the experience itself is something you'll carry with you for years. You'll know that you did your share to help President Obama win this thing, and helped a lot of people make their voices heard. It's a big job, and it's not for just anyone. But I hope it's one for you. If you can help get that work done in a battleground state, then say you're interested in joining Vote Corps: [url] This is the home stretch. Let's finish it.

Mitch

Mitch Stewart Battleground States Director Obama for America

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8:40 a.m. ET
Some grub with POTUS?



You, President Obama, a table, chairs, and some grub.

Want to give it a shot?

Donate $X or whatever you can, and you'll be automatically entered for the chance to join the President for dinner:

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It'll be pretty awesome -- we'll even fly you and a friend out for the big night.

Obama for America

P.S. -- This is the last Dinner with Barack of the campaign -- don't miss out:

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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 September 25, 2012. You may enter by contributing to Obama for America here -- [url] -- by signing up for Quick Donate here -- [url] -- or click here -- [url] -- to enter without contributing or signing up for Quick Donate. 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 for winner and a guest; and dinner for winner and a guest 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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Romney for President
2:35 a.m. ET
Go on board with Mitt

To view this email as a web page, go to the link below, or copy and paste it into your browser's address window. [url]

I thought our "Day on the Road" contests were pretty cool -- but this contest really ups the ante! Joining Mitt on the campaign plane would be an incredible experience.

[url] Donate now to be automatically entered for a chance to win.

Thanks and good luck,

Zac Moffatt Digital Director Romney for President, Inc.

[url] twitter.com/ZacMoffatt

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, [url] click here . To enter without making a contribution, [url] click here . Void where prohibited. The Promotion begins on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 5:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time and ends on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 11:59pm Eastern Daylight Time "Entry Period" . All entries must be received by 11:59pm Eastern Daylight Time on Tuesday, September 25, 2012. Two 2 winners will receive the following Prize: one 1 round-trip coach class plane ticket within the continental United States on a date and to and from Destinations to be determined by Sponsor, with an approximate retail value of $X; one 1 one-night hotel stay at one of the Destinations, with an approximate retail value of $X; one 1 flight segment on the Romney for President campaign plane, with a retail value that shall vary depending on the flight segments flown but shall be approximately $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 [url] Official Rules . The Sponsor is Romney Victory, Inc., P.O. Box 149757, Boston, MA 02114.

4:34 p.m. ET
He can't. Mitt will.



President Obama promised to solve the housing crisis facing millions of middle-class families.

But after nearly four years, it's clear that he just can't get the job done. Even by his own admission, he's fallen short.

Since he came to Washington, homeowners have received more than 8 million foreclosure notices, and home values have dropped by an average of $X.

His "Alphabet Soup" of housing programs have failed to deliver, and millions of families are underwater -- struggling to stay in their homes.

President Obama's slogan was "Yes, we can."

Now it's "No, I can't."

Here's ours: America can't afford four more years like the last four years. It's time for Mitt Romney.

[url] Donate today to help elect a president who will get the job done.

Thank you,

Katie Packer Gage Deputy Campaign Manager Romney for President, Inc.

Paid for by Romney for President, Inc.

[url] www.MittRomney.com

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Democratic National Committee
10:01 a.m. ET
"Those people"

Democrats --

We learned recently what Mitt Romney says behind closed doors -- that 47 percent of Americans "believe they are victims." He says, "My job is not to worry about those people."

Here's the real kicker, folks:

He's raising millions of dollars even as he says stuff like that. That's actually how he's building his campaign: Belittling half of this country, including our veterans who depend on the VA and students building their future through student loans.

Shame on him.

Let's show Mitt Romney and Republicans across the country something about how we build our organization. Right now.

Chip in $X or what you can to give Democrats the resources they need to win:

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Thanks for what you're doing. We're going to win this.

Brad

Brad Woodhouse Communications 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 from a contributor to Obama Victory Fund 2012 will be allocated to Obama for America, designated for the general election. The next $X from a contributor will be allocated to the Democratic National Committee. Any additional amount s 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: OH 24% , FL 15% ; WI 12% ; IA 10% ; NV 10% ; VA 9% ; CO 7% ; NC 7% ; PA 3% ; and NH 3% . A contributor may designate a contribution for a particular participant. This allocation formula may change if following it would result in an excessive contribution. Contributions will be used in connection with a Federal election, may be spent on any activities of the participants as each committee determines in its sole discretion, and will not be earmarked for any particular candidate.

Democratic National Committee, 430 S. Capitol St. SE, Washington DC 20003

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Democrats

You can tell a lot by what somebody says when he thinks the cameras are off. This week, we saw that our opponent is a man who doesn't understand our problems and has no interest in fixing them.

Democrats across the country, including our President, are in this for you, and for every single American. Period.

Chip in $X or more to give Democrats the resources they need to beat this guy and Republicans like him in 46 days:

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Thanks for fighting. We're going to win this.

Brad

Brad Woodhouse Communications 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 from a contributor to Obama Victory Fund 2012 will be allocated to Obama for America, designated for the general election. The next $X from a contributor will be allocated to the Democratic National Committee. Any additional amount s 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: OH 24% , FL 15% ; WI 12% ; IA 10% ; NV 10% ; VA 9% ; CO 7% ; NC 7% ; PA 3% ; and NH 3% . A contributor may designate a contribution for a particular participant. This allocation formula may change if following it would result in an excessive contribution. Contributions will be used in connection with a Federal election, may be spent on any activities of the participants as each committee determines in its sole discretion, and will not be earmarked for any particular candidate.

Democratic National Committee, 430 S. Capitol St. SE, Washington DC 20003

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Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
11:37 a.m. ET
all-out panic

BREAKING: House Republicans throw in $X.2 million to save their majority

We just got word that Speaker Boehner is in all-out panic mode. In the last 24 hours, he's extracted $X.2 million from his Republican Members to save their teetering House majority.

President Obama needs a Democratic majority in the House -- and we can make it happen.

Donate $X or more before tonight's ad buy deadline to win a Democratic House for President Obama

Let's do this,

Amy

Amy Strathdee DCCC Candidate Services Director

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Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
12:30 p.m. ET
one single seat

Senate races are deadlocked nationwide, and projections show that the GOP could win a majority by one single seat. Take a look at the latest polls:

BREAKING SENATE POLLS Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren D -48 Scott Brown R -46 PPP, 9/16 Missouri Claire McCaskill D -45 Todd Akin R -44 PPP, 8/30 Arizona Richard Carmona D -43 Jeff Flake R -44 PPP, 9/9 Todd Akin could win the Senate for the GOP despite belittling rape survivors. Elizabeth Warren could fall at the last second.   You have just eight days to fight for that seat and prevent a Republican takeover—that's when the final, most critical quarterly deadline of this election hits.

We have $X to raise in only 8 days—Can you give $X immediately?   Think about how crushing it would be to watch Elizabeth Warren lose in the final stretch. Don't rely on others to step up—help us win:   [url]   Let's win. Patty Murray

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