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Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
5:23 a.m. ET
Nail, meet coffin



Think Mitt's buried up to his neck in sand after all his blunders?"

Think Mitt's buried up to his neck in sand after all his blunders?

News flash people: he's only down by three points. And I don't want to make your ears bleed—but George W. Bush was down by three at this point in 2000.

So we can either do nothing today, and let these wing-nut Republicans take this election from us. Or, you can make a contribution right now and we can finish the job. 

The FEC deadline is just 8 days away. Contribute $X to prevent Mitt Romney and the Republicans from taking over the White House and Senate.

Do you want to see President Obama lose on Election Night because we thought we had it in the bag with 44 days to go? Me neither. Let's bury Romney's campaign today. Say it to yourself: “Nail, meet coffin.” And put his campaign to rest.

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James Carville

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4:31 p.m. ET
Today's polls



Despite Todd Akin belittling rape survivors, the Tea Party's largest Super PAC is considering throwing millions behind him. And today, projections show Republicans could take over the Senate by a single seat. Here are the latest polls: PUBLIC POLICY POLLING UPDATE September 22, 2012 Missouri Claire McCaskill D -45 Todd Akin R -44 Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren D -48 Scott Brown R -46 Arizona Richard Carmona D -43 Jeff Flake R -44 An Akin victory could actually hand Republicans control of the Senate.

You have only eight days to stop them — we're up against the final and most vital end-of-quarter deadline.

Can you give $X immediately? We have $X.8 million left to raise in only eight days.

Consider how horrible it would be to have Todd Akin and the Republicans running the Senate. Stop them today:

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Time to fight.

Crystal King Political Director

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Obama for America
7:46 a.m. ET
Dashboard Daily Summary for Friday, September 21st



There's a little something called Dashboard that our team has been working on here at the campaign.

It's a powerful online tool we've put in your hands to help you organize locally and win this election for President Obama. And with just weeks to go in this election, you've got to jump in now.

So this Monday, September 24th, we're planning an online open house to give you a chance to check it out and learn how it works, through a special livestream from campaign headquarters with Campaign Manager Jim Messina and National Field Director Jeremy Bird.

Join Dashboard now, then just log on this Monday at 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time to be a part of the open house:

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Why now? Because folks in many states are voting already, the debates start in less than two weeks, and there are only 45 days left until Election Day. We need to organize even harder in every city from coast to coast to get out the vote for President Obama. Dashboard's our best tool to get that done.

On Monday evening, we'll jump into all the features of Dashboard that will help you organize in Saint Louis, and walk through how to use them together.

If you want to test out the state-of-the-art call tool, or see the new sharing app that will help you ask your friends in key states to register and vote, or check out the groups and teams that are organizing in your hometown or around the issues you care about -- then be there.

Dashboard is the place to get access to the campaign's best

and Monday's the time to see how it all comes together.

So sign up for Dashboard -- and get ready to dive in on Monday evening:

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Jeff

Jeff Gabriel Dashboard Program Manager Obama for America

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It's go time: Believe it or not, the first ballots in this election are already being cast.

So we're taking our ground game to the next level, starting with something pretty special: our first ever Dashboard Open House on Monday, September 24th, at 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time:

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designed to help you connect with other supporters in Pittsburgh and get involved right away.

And on Monday, you'll get a fun, easy introduction. You'll get to join an exclusive live campaign update from Jim Messina, hear all about our organizing plan for the home stretch, and learn how you can get started right away.

Join Dashboard now, then come back on Monday evening at 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time for the open house:

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Let's do this,

Marlon

Marlon Marshall Deputy National Field Director Obama for America

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11:12 a.m. ET
Where you'll be seated



We're already figuring out the seating arrangements for the last Dinner with Barack of this campaign.

Two of these seats could be yours.

But only if you enter:

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Make a donation of $X or whatever you can and you'll be automatically entered for the chance to join the President for dinner:

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Seriously, what are you waiting for?

Julianna

Julianna Smoot Deputy Campaign Manager Obama for America

P.S. -- Airfare and accommodations are taken care of:

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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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This isn't the first Dinner with Barack we've had on this campaign, but it's going to be the last.

With Election Day rapidly approaching, this race will be over before you know it.

Don't miss out on this chance.

Chip in $X or whatever you can to be automatically entered for the chance to sit down for a meal with President Obama:

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If you win, we'll cover airfare and a hotel stay for you and the guest of your choice.

There's nothing for you to worry about -- just think about what you want to tell President Obama. If you ask the lucky supporters from past dinners, you'll know this is an experience you'll be telling stories about for the rest of your life.

This dinner is your last chance to get in on this, and sit down face to face with President Obama.

There's only one way to make sure it happens -- enter today:

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Julianna

Julianna Smoot Deputy Campaign Manager Obama for America

P.S. -- If you really want to make a difference in this election, help fund our work on the ground right now. Make a donation of $X or whatever you can to finish what we've started:

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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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We're already figuring out the seating arrangements for the last Dinner with Barack of this campaign.

Two of these seats could be yours.

But only if you enter.

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

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Make a donation of $X or whatever you can and you'll be automatically entered for the chance to join the President for dinner:

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Seriously, what are you waiting for?

Julianna

Julianna Smoot Deputy Campaign Manager Obama for America

P.S. -- Airfare and accommodations are taken care of.

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

by signing up for Quick Donate

or click hereto 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 Rulesand additional restrictions on eligibility. Sponsor: Obama for America, 130 E. Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60601. Paid for by Obama for America

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We're already figuring out the seating arrangements for the last Dinner with Barack of this campaign.

Thank you for entering -- two of these seats could be yours.

Enter again to improve your chances.

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

QUICK DONATE: $X

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Or donate another amount.

Make a donation of $X or whatever you can and you'll be automatically entered again for the chance to join the President for dinner:

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Seriously, what are you waiting for?

Julianna

Julianna Smoot Deputy Campaign Manager Obama for America

P.S. -- Airfare and accommodations are taken care of.

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, by signing up for Quick Donate here, or click here 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 and additional restrictions on eligibility. Sponsor: Obama for America, 130 E. Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60601.Contributions or gifts to Obama for America are not tax deductible.

5:01 p.m. ET
Connect with the campaign on Facebook



What's the easiest way to affect the outcome of this election without leaving the computer or phone you're looking at right now? Connect to the campaign with Facebook -- when you do, you'll receive a free car magnet so you can show your Obama pride offline and online at the same time:

[url] Connecting with the campaign will mean you can more easily reach out to friends in key battleground states about registering, voting, and important deadlines. You don't want to miss out on this -- connect today, and help build this campaign in an important way:

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Sebag

David Sebag Digital Products Director Obama for America

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Obama - Biden Connect to the campaign with Facebook.

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Step 1: Connect to the campaign with Facebook.

Step 2: Get a free car magnet.

Step 3: Start passing things on to the people you know in battleground states to help them get registered and get more involved.

Get started:

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Obama for America

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You've probably said or shared something about the election using Facebook, right?

Now you can make everything you share more effective -- connect to the campaign with Facebook and you'll be ready to share with folks you know in battleground states.

Best part: We'll send you a free car magnet, and that way, with one click you'll be sharing your support online and offline.

Click this giant button to get started: Connect to the campaign with Facebook. [url]

Thank you!

Obama for America

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6:10 p.m. ET
Free car magnet!



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Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
8:30 a.m. ET
Who are you bringing?

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Vice President Al Gore is joining me for lunch in New York. It'll be a day after the first Presidential debate, so we'll have a lot to talk about.

Will you join us?

Donate $X or more today and you will be automatically entered to win a trip to New York for lunch with Al Gore and me on October 4th.

We'll cover hotel and travel for you and a friend. You just have to figure out who you will bring!

Get your chance to win today: [url]

Good luck!

Nancy

Sweepstakes Rules and Restrictions. No purchase, payment, or contribution necessary to enter or win. Void where prohibited. Click hereto enter without contributing. Sweepstakes Information: You may enter by contributing. Alternatively, you may enter without making a contribution by clicking hereand following the directions to enter. Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. EDT on October 1st, 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 New York, NY, one night of hotel accommodations for two, and attendance at a luncheon with Nancy Pelosi and Al Gore 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 herefor full Official Rules and details. Sponsor: COMMITTEE FOR BATTLEGROUND NY VICTORY FUND. 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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11:42 a.m. ET
boy did you ever

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John Boehner sure didn't bargain for this:

On Thursday, he got his Republican members to pour in $X.2 million to save their teetering majority.

We asked you to do something about it, and boy did you ever. Yesterday we raised $X from over 14,500 donors!

But we're not done yet. We want to raise $X for Democratic House by the end of the weekend.

Donate $X or more by midnight tomorrow to help us win the majority for President Obama

Let's do this!

Robby

Robby Mook DCCC Executive Director

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John Boehner sure didn't bargain for this:

On Thursday, he got his Republican members to pour in $X.2 million to save their teetering majority.

We asked you to do something about it, and boy did you ever. Yesterday we raised $X from over 14,500 donors!

But we're not done yet. We want to raise $X for a Democratic House by the end of the weekend.

Donate $X or more by midnight tomorrow to help us win the majority for President Obama

Let's do this!

Democrats 2012

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This message was sent to: [email] | We believe that emails are a crucial way for our campaign to stay in touch with supporters. Click hereif you'd like to unsubscribe from these messages. Change or update your email address by clicking here. Thanks for your support of Democrats!

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Romney for President
9:29 a.m. ET
Make Mitt #45



We've got 45 days left to make Mitt our 45th president. Now more than ever, we need supporters like you to step up.

Whether you pledge to make [url] 45 phone calls , [url] knock on 45 doors , or [url] volunteer 4.5 hours a week -- your commitment and energy will help Mitt win this.

This is the final sprint -- we ask you to commit like never before, for the next 45 days.

Commit to Mitt today: [url] [url]

This is the most important election of our lifetime -- and you can make the difference.

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Thank you,

Rich Beeson Political Director Romney for President, Inc.

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3:36 p.m. ET
It's time to dig deep



We've got just 45 days left until Election Day.

Today, I'm asking you to dig deep and rally behind my husband like never before. Let's make him our 45th president!

Donate $X today to receive your "Make Mitt #45" Bumper Sticker.

Let's help Mitt win this thing!

Thank you for your support,

Ann

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