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Obama for America
12:25 p.m. ET
Something pretty special on Monday



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.

Dashboard is the online hub for our organizing work, designed to help you connect with other supporters in Doral and get involved right away.

On Monday, you'll get to join an exclusive live campaign update from Jim Messina and hear all about our organizing plan for the home stretch. It will also be a fun, easy introduction for those who are new to Dashboard.

As one of the most active folks on Dashboard, you should be there -- and ask anyone you know who should step up for this election to join:

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Let's do this,

Marlon

Marlon Marshall Deputy National Field Director Obama for America

----- Election Day is closer than you think. Donate today.



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 San Francisco 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

--------------------------------------------------------------------- Election Day is closer than you think. Donate today:

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Obama - Biden --

It's go time: The first ballots in this election are being cast.

I notice you've used the campaign's call tool lately -- so you're already thinking about how you can help get out the vote. That's great.

Here are a couple of next steps that I want you to take:

1. Join the National Call Team , a special force of people who will make the most important calls this campaign needs to make. The Team coordinates a lot of its efforts through Dashboard, the online hub for our organizing work.

2. Join the first ever Dashboard Open House on Monday, September 24th, at 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

Dashboard is where you can connect with other organizers who live where you live or who share your interests -- and get plugged into the efforts to re-elect President Obama. It's also the place to learn more about the National Call Team, get to know the folks who are a part of it, and make your first calls as a new member.

At Monday's Dashboard Open House, you'll log on from your computer and get treated to a special livestream, with updates from campaign manager Jim Messina and national field director Jeremy Bird on the progress of our ground game. And you'll get to try out some of Dashboard's powerful features right then and there.

If you're out to have a big impact in this election, it's as simple as joining the National Call Team and logging onto Dashboard.

So join the National Call Team on Dashboard now, RSVP for the open house, and get ready -- it's full-speed ahead from here:

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Can't wait,

Marlon

Marlon Marshall Deputy National Field Director Obama for America

----- Election Day is closer than you think. Donate today. Paid for by Obama for America

2:29 p.m. ET
A sure sign:



Here's a sign that a candidate isn't looking out for your interests:

He point-blank says it.

To some of his wealthiest donors, Mitt Romney said that about 47 percent of the country sees themselves as victims. He went on to say: "My job is not to worry about those people. I'll never convince them they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives."

How could he be so profoundly wrong about America? This is not a country of victims. It's one where, when people get knocked down, they get back up. There's absolutely no quit in America.

We haven't even voted yet, folks, and these guys have written off half of the country. Think about how that'd play out over the next four years -- scary stuff.

We know what and who we're fighting for. 44 days to go.

Please make a donation today:

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I know a guy who wholeheartedly disagrees with Romney's world view.

He's a guy who passed health care reform that touches the lives of every single American out there, a guy who brought our troops home from Iraq.

Right now, that guy is in the toughest election of his life.

Make your donation today to re-elect Barack Obama:

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Joe

P.S. -- It's going to be neck and neck right up until Election Day, and trust me, every dollar goes farther today than it will tomorrow. Please donate right now:

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2:30 p.m. ET
Just give it a shot...



This is the last Dinner with Barack of this campaign -- and I don't think you should miss it.

Trust me.

Don't wonder "what if" -- just give it a shot before this great campaign tradition comes to an end.

These dinners have been such an important part of this campaign because of the kind of politics they represent -- where people like you get a seat at the table.

We're counting on you, I know we're asking a lot of you right now. Just 44 days to go, let's sprint to the finish.

Chip in $X or whatever you can to be automatically entered to join Barack for this last dinner before Election Day.

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Joe

P.S. -- The good folks of the campaign will fly you and your guest out for a meal you won't soon forget. What are you waiting for? Enter now for dinner with our outstanding president.

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

Obama for America

This is the last Dinner with Barack of this campaign -- and I don't think you should miss it.

Trust me.

Don't wonder "what if" -- just give it a shot before this great campaign tradition comes to an end.

These dinners have been such an important part of this campaign because of the kind of politics they represent -- where valuable grassroots supporters like you get a seat at the table.

We're counting on you, from now until Election Day. I know we're asking a lot of you right now. Just 44 days to go, let's sprint to the finish.

You've already helped move this campaign forward -- standing with Barack and me and getting your friends and neighbors motivated to vote this fall. Now take the next step and chip in $X or whatever you can to be automatically entered to join Barack for this last dinner before Election Day:

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Joe

P.S. -- The good folks of the campaign will fly you and your guest out for a meal you won't soon forget. What are you waiting for? Enter now for dinner with our outstanding president.

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



This tradition sitting down with a handful of supporters like you for dinner started five years ago.

I have great memories from each one.

It's bittersweet, but this will be the last of these dinners on my last campaign. I'd love for you and your guest to be there. As always, your flight and hotel are on us.

Give $X or whatever you can before midnight tomorrow to automatically put your name in.

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Barack

P.S. These contests are not only a lot of fun, they're also a great way to contribute to this campaign and your donation today can be put to work right away. It goes further now than if you wait.

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

Contributions or gifts to Obama for America are not tax deductible

3:44 p.m. ET
[name], make a few calls this Wednesday in Cambridge

Obama - Biden Phone bank in Somerville When Where

September 26th Shifts start at 6:00 pm 71 Heath Street Somerville, MA 02145 RSVP Now

Or check out other events near you:

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Hope you can make it out!

Obama for America

----- This organization depends on folks like you pitching in their time, their energy, and whatever they can afford. Donate today. Paid for by Obama for America

Romney for President
7:06 a.m. ET
Today only



Romney-Ryan

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Mitt and I will be touring the great state of Ohio on Tuesday and we are looking for some company.

So for today only, if you make a donation of $X or more, you will be entered for a chance to join us on the road.

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Drive With Me

We'll fly the winner and a guest of his or her choice to meet with us on the campaign trail, but you can only enter today so make sure to enter Sunday before midnight.

Hope to see you soon,

Paul Ryan

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 Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 12:01 am Eastern Daylight Time and ends on Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 11:59pm Eastern Daylight Time "Entry Period" . All entries must be received by 11:59pm Eastern Standard Time on Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 11:59pm. One 1 winner will receive the following Prize: two 2 round-trip coach class plane tickets within the continental United States, for use by the winner and a guest, on a date and to a Destination to be determined by Sponsor, with an approximate retail value of $X; two 2 one-night hotel stays 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., P.O. Box 149757, Boston, MA 02114.

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I've heard Paul invited our supporters to meet up with us on the road on Tuesday.

We'll be talking about how to get more jobs and more take-home pay with voters across the state and I really hope you'll enter for a chance to join us.

But time is running out.

Donate $X or more by 11:59 tonight to be entered for a chance to win and tomorrow you and a friend could be on your way to Ohio.

Thanks for your support,

Mitt Romney

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 Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 12:01 am Eastern Daylight Time and ends on Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 11:59pm Eastern Daylight Time “Entry Period” . All entries must be received by 11:59pm Eastern Standard Time on Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 11:59pm. One 1 winner will receive the following Prize: two 2 round-trip coach class plane tickets within the continental United States, for use by the winner and a guest, on a date and to a Destination to be determined by Sponsor, with an approximate retail value of $X; two 2 one-night hotel stays 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., P.O. Box 149757, Boston, MA 02114.

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I’ve heard Paul invited our supporters to meet up with us on the road on Tuesday.

We’ll be talking about how to get more jobs and more take-home pay with voters across the state and I really hope you'll enter for a chance to join us.

But time is running out.

[url] Donate $X or more by 11:59 tonight to be entered for a chance to win and tomorrow you and a friend could be on your way to Ohio.

Thanks for your support,

Mitt Romney

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 Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 12:01 am Eastern Daylight Time and ends on Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 11:59pm Eastern Daylight Time “Entry Period” . All entries must be received by 11:59pm Eastern Standard Time on Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 11:59pm. One 1 winner will receive the following Prize: two 2 round-trip coach class plane tickets within the continental United States, for use by the winner and a guest, on a date and to a Destination to be determined by Sponsor, with an approximate retail value of $X; two 2 one-night hotel stays 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 [url] Official Rules. The Sponsor is Romney Victory, Inc., P.O. Box 149757, Boston, MA 02114.

Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
10:26 a.m. ET
your supporter record

Hey – We're nearing the final end-of-quarter FEC deadline of this election and our team is reviewing supporter records. I noticed that you haven't made an online contribution since the 2010 election. You clearly saw what was at stake then, and made a commitment to protect President Obama and give him a Democratic Senate I pasted your supporter record below . But this is the final stretch of this election and the risk is even greater.

Name: record: Last online contribution: $X October 31, 2010 2012 online support: pending Suggested support: $X

If the election were held today, Republicans would likely win the Senate by a single seat.

On October 1, the question will be: Do Democrats have enough money to protect progressives like Elizabeth Warren and defeat extremists like Todd Akin?

If we don't raise $X.5 million in the next 7 days, the answer will be no. Todd Akin and the Republicans will capture the Senate and destroy everything President Obama has accomplished.

But if every supporter from the last election will join the 2012 campaign, we can get there. If not, we'll lose the Senate at the last second.

This is critical—we have just seven days left. Please click here and kick in $X immediately:

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Thanks so much, Jason Rosenbaum DSCC Online Communications Director

P.S.: If our records are incorrect, and you have made a recent online donation, please click here to let us know.

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Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
12:41 p.m. ET
UPDATE:

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On Thursday, it came out that Boehner and Cantor extracted $X.2 million from Republican members to try to save their House majority. We challenged you to help raise $X in grassroots donations this weekend to help close the gap.

So far, we've raised $X from over 22,000 donors. That's incredible! But we've still got some work to do.

Help us raise the final $X we need to reach $X million by midnight.

12 HOURS LEFT: Donate $X or more by MIDNIGHT to help us win Democratic House for President Obama

I know we can do this, but we need your help.

Let's go!

Robby

Robby Mook DCCC Executive Director

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We're so close! As of 6pm, we're just $X short of our $X million goal.

On Thursday, Republican House members threw in $X.2 million to save their majority and keep Boehner as Speaker.

We challenged you to raise $X by the end of the weekend to send a message to Republicans. We're so close!

6 HOUR WARNING: Donate $X or more by midnight to help us win a Democratic House for President Obama

Together, we can send these Republicans packing for good.

Let's do it!

Brandon

Brandon English DCCC Digital Director

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2:52 p.m. ET
VOTE: Who's the worst?



Let's have a little fun. We've been holding a contest to see which House Republican candidate you think is the Worst. Republican. Ever. We've tallied up the votes from Facebook and Twitter and here are your three finalists.

Cast your vote right now and let us know who you think is the absolute worst Republican running for the House:

Allen West: Where to start... Tea Party Congressman Allen West has called President Obama a "low-level socialist agitator," accused over 80 Democratic members of Congress of being members of the "Communist Party," and claimed that progressive women were "neutering American men." Vote for Allen West as the Worst Republican Ever Michele Bachmann: From back in 2008 when she called Barack Obama "anti-American," all the way up to her recent claims that our government is being infiltrated by the Muslim Brotherhood, Congresswomen Bachmann has proven herself to be one of the most extreme Republicans in Congress. Vote for Michele Bachmann as the Worst Republican Ever Paul Ryan: You probably know Congressman Ryan as Mitt Romney's Vice Presidential pick. In Congress, Ryan was the architect of the Republican plan to end Medicare to pay for more millionaire tax breaks. Vote for Paul Ryan as the Worst Republican Ever Click here to cast your vote now

Can't wait to see who wins!

Greg

Greg Berlin DCCC Deputy Digital Director

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