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Obama for America
10:04 a.m. ET
How elections are lost:



Whatever happens at the vice presidential debate tonight, we need to respond quickly and forcefully.

With 26 days to go, we can't just sit and wait for someone else to set the record straight. That's how elections are lost.

Please make a donation of $X or more right now to see this campaign through the finish line:

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The number one thing we won't be able to control in tonight's debate is whether Congressman Ryan tells the truth -- about himself, his record, or his and Mitt Romney's actual plans for where they'd take our country.

If the past is any indicator, he won't.

For his whole career, Paul Ryan has made an art of obscuring the facts. He's done it on big things -- like the fact that the Ryan budget that he championed in Congress, later adopted by the Romney-Ryan campaign, would actually end Medicare as we know it for our seniors and turn it into a voucher program.

He's misrepresented even the smallest things, too -- like his own personal marathon time.

If he's not going to be bound by the facts tonight, it's something that every voter needs to know.

One big thing our side can control in this debate is how strongly we respond.

As soon as Vice President Biden walks off that stage, we need to be ready to fire all cylinders to make sure our message -- and the truth about the choice in this election -- gets out there.

Before he gets up on that stage to fight for us tonight, please make a donation, no matter how large or small:

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Thank you for everything.

Messina

Jim Messina Campaign Manager Obama for America

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4:39 p.m. ET
Learn how to get out the vote on Saturday



There's one simple thing you can do from now until November 6th to help shape the outcome of this election: Get as many voters to the polls as possible -- especially here in New Hampshire, where we know it's going to come down to the wire.

To make sure you're in top get-out-the-vote form, come out to the GOTV training session folks in Dorchester are holding on Saturday, October 13th.

Can you make it?

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Here are the details:

What: GOTV training session

Where: 180 Mount Vernon Street Dorchester, MA 02125

When: Saturday, October 13th 3:00 pm

RSVP here:

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The heart of getting out the vote is connecting with voters, inspiring them to cast their ballots, and giving them the information and support they need to make that possible.

Really, what could be more democratic?

That's why it's going to be our focus here in New Hampshire for the next 26 days -- until the last ballots are cast both in New Hampshire. It's going to take all of us working together to get it done -- and that means you, too.

On Saturday, you'll get the inside scoop on the campaign's plan for the final weeks and learn how to effectively reach out to voters in your town -- or across state lines.

Make your mark on this election. Come out to the training in Dorchester and get ready for the final stage of this fight:

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Erin

Erin Hannigan New Hampshire Get Out the Vote Director Organizing for America

- Can't make this event but still want to pitch in? Make a donation today:

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There's one simple thing you can do from now until November 6th to help shape the outcome of this election: Get as many voters to the polls as possible -- especially here in New Hampshire, where we know it's going to come down to the wire.

To make sure you're in top get-out-the-vote form, come out to the GOTV training session folks in Bridgeport are holding on Thursday, October 18th.

Can you make it?

[url]

Here are the details:

What: GOTV training session

Where: 360 Fairfield Street Bridgeport, CT 06604

When: Thursday, October 18th 6:00 pm

RSVP here:

[url]

The heart of getting out the vote is connecting with voters, inspiring them to cast their ballots, and giving them the information and support they need to make that possible.

Really, what could be more democratic?

That's why it's going to be our focus here in New Hampshire for the next 26 days -- until the last ballots are cast both in New Hampshire. It's going to take all of us working together to get it done -- and that means you, too.

On Thursday, you'll get the inside scoop on the campaign's plan for the final weeks and learn how to effectively reach out to voters in your town -- or across state lines.

Make your mark on this election. Come out to the training in Bridgeport and get ready for the final stage of this fight:

[url]

Erin

Erin Hannigan New Hampshire Get Out the Vote Director Organizing for America

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5:02 p.m. ET
Hey

In just a bit, I'm going to head on stage, while I'm up there, I hope you remember one thing: This debate isn't about me, or Congressman Ryan.

It's about you, and what we're fighting for together.

So if you're standing with Barack and me, like we're standing with you, please chip in $X or more to show it:

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Thanks, and I'll do my best to make you proud tonight.

Joe

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I did my best to make you proud tonight.

But I hope you remember one thing: This debate wasn't about me, or Congressman Ryan.

It was about you, and what we're fighting for together.

So if you're standing with Barack and me, like we're standing with you, please chip in $X or more to show it:

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Joe

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I did my best to make you proud tonight.

But I hope you remember one thing: This debate wasn't about me, or Congressman Ryan.

It was about you, and what we're fighting for together.

So if you're standing with Barack and me, like we're standing with you, please chip in $X to show it.

You're one of our most committed supporters. Because you've saved your payment information, your donation will go through immediately:

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Joe

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1:04 p.m. ET
It's an honor and a privilege



Believe me, I know what's coming tonight.

If it's anything like what we've already seen, Paul Ryan's going to get up on that stage and try his best to take on everything we stand for. He'll say just about anything he can to sell the failed policies of the past.

We can't expect the other side to play fair. We can't expect them to slow down.

So if we want to win, we need to dig in and give it all we've got.

Before the debate tonight, will you donate $X or more?

I'm proud to get out there and represent the President -- and all of you.

But it's you, who will carry this campaign across the finish line.

Donate $X or more and let's make sure we win this thing:

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Joe

P.S. -- Your donation can do more today than if you wait -- and we need it now more than ever. If you were planning on donating, this is the time.

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Before I meet Paul Ryan on stage tonight, I need you to know something:

Barack and I wouldn't be here without you.

And, without you, we wouldn't have access to affordable health care for millions more Americans, 31 straight months of job growth, and a military that says you can proudly serve your country no matter who you love.

It's the type of progress that got me into this line of work in the first place -- making a real difference in people's lives.

And it's the work that Barack and I will continue to do, if we're given the chance.

I plan to keep fighting for that chance on stage tonight.

Chip in $X or more right now to join me:

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See you out there.

Joe

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6:24 p.m. ET
My promise to you and Barack tonight



I told Barack I have one mission tonight: tell the truth and stand up for what we believe in.

Our side is always going to win when we do that. But, take a look at what we're up against this week:

-- It's one of the last four weeks we have remaining. -- This week alone, the other side is spending nearly $X million on Mitt Romney's behalf in eight battleground states. -- The resources we have in the bank at midnight tomorrow will determine how big we can go for our final push.

It's urgent that everyone dig deep -- and fast. That means you.

Donate $X right now, before I head up on that debate stage:

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I can't predict if Paul Ryan will follow Mitt Romney's lead tonight, hiding and flat-out denying their unpopular ideas, or if he'll come prepared to have a real debate about where this country should go.

Trust me, I'm ready for anything, but I can't do this alone.

Your donation will put us in the strongest position possible tomorrow, ahead of a major budget-decisions deadline. Please donate $X today:

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Thanks for your support tonight.

Joe

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I told Barack I have one mission tonight: tell the truth and stand up for what we believe in.

Our side is always going to win when we do that.

But, folks, take a look at what we're up against this week:

-- It's one of the last four weeks we have remaining. -- This week alone, the other side is spending nearly $X million on Mitt Romney's behalf in eight battleground states. -- The resources we have in the bank at midnight tomorrow will determine how big we can go for our final push.

It's urgent that everyone gets on board -- and fast. That means you, and that means now. Please don't wait any longer.

Donate $X or more right now, before I head up on that debate stage.

I can't predict if Paul Ryan will follow Mitt Romney's lead tonight, hiding and flat-out denying their unpopular ideas, or if he'll come prepared to have a real debate about where this country should go.

Trust me, I'm ready for anything, but I can't do this alone. Nearly 4 million grassroots donors have stood up and said they'll be a part of what we're building together -- I'm hoping you'll take this opportunity to join them.

ahead of a major budget-decisions deadline.

Please donate $X or more today:

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Thanks for your support tonight.

Joe

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Romney for President
5:30 a.m. ET
Paul Ryan wants this debate

Romney-Ryan Biden admits the middle class has been "buried" over the last four years. He and the president don't have a record to run on or a plan to make things right again.

Tonight offers us a very clear choice: Four more years of failed policies and irresponsible spending, or a new path leading to 12 million new jobs and a stronger middle class.

That's why Paul Ryan wants this debate -- and why I know he'll do us proud. Americans can't afford a rerun of the last four years -- donate now to make sure they won't have one.

Mitt Romney

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Romney-Ryan Friend,

Given Mitt Romney's success in last week's presidential debate of explaining the Romney-Ryan vision for America, we can expect Joe Biden to be well prepared for tonight's face-off.

The Obama Administration doesn't have a record to run on. Instead of focusing on the failed policies of the past four years, we predict that Joe Biden will resort to misrepresenting and attacking Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan's positions.

Tonight, Paul Ryan will present to Americans the clear choice they have about which path they want to follow for the next four years. One way offers a dynamic, pro-growth economy that fosters opportunity, whereas the other continues down the path of increased government dependency and stagnant economic growth.

This election will not be decided by a single debate, however. The American people will decide it, and they know we can't afford four more years like the last four years.

Please donate now to show your support for Paul Ryan in tonight's debate, and help defeat Barack Obama and Joe Biden on November 6th.

Matt Rhoades Campaign Manager Romney for President, Inc. Paid for by Romney for President, Inc. www.MittRomney.com

6:33 p.m. ET
Be on tonight's rapid response team

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Over 100,000 of you joined us online last week during the first presidential debate at: [url] .

Thank you for being a critical part of our Rapid Response team. Nearly half of you used smartphones or tablets to stay engaged and help spread our message via social media during the debate.

The vice presidential debate is tonight, and we'll be here online for you the entire time fact-checking the Obama campaign and backing Paul Ryan's arguments throughout the debate. Please join our effort.

While you watch, be sure to visit [url] your computer, tablet, or smartphone to be a part of the action. Retweet our posts and share them on your Facebook page and help us get our message out.

Follow @RomneyResponseon Twitter to receive live updates and information you'll need to fight the Obama campaign's distortions. We'll also be linking to [url] in-depth responses beyond Twitter's 140-character limit.

Tonight offers us a clear choice and your participation is crucial in ensuring the next four years are not a repeat of the last four.

See you online,

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P.S. - Donate today.

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Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
5:57 a.m. ET
Give 'em Hell, Joe!

The Vice Presidential debate tonight couldn't be more important.

But if you can't wait to watch Vice President Biden put the Tea Party's darling in his place, click here and tell him to give ‘em hell! VP Debate Tonight. Sign our card.

Since Paul Ryan wants to end the right to choose, destroy Medicare, and dismantle Social Security, Vice President Biden shouldn't have any shortage of issues to fight for.

Add your name and let the Vice President know you're behind him 100% as he takes on Paul Ryan. Go get ‘em, Joe!

Thanks for standing with us, Guy Cecil

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1:38 p.m. ET
[name], are you fired up??

The latest polls show President Obama deadlocked, and Democrats with just a 50-50 chance to keep the Senate.

Here's the plan to win: Immediately increase our spending in the twelve battleground states that will decide this election.

We're already fighting Rove's millions in these states, but it's going to take an additional $X million in emergency funding before midnight to make this happen.

Can you put $X into the Emergency Media Fund immediately?

If we implement this plan before tonight's debate, we can flip these polling numbers by the weekend. If we don't, the race for the White House and Senate could slip through our fingers.

Contribute $X right away [url]

Let's fight, Jason Rosenbaum, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee

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Heading into the most important night of this election, the Presidential race is tied and our chances of keeping the Senate are just 50-50. Imagine a President Romney controlling both the Senate and House.   We have a plan ready to go that will increase spending in 12 battleground states by $X million, starting tomorrow. This emergency effort will move us into the lead with 26 days to go, but only if we can fund it.   We're only $X short of being able to implement this plan. Can you give $X to the Emergency Media Fund immediately? Only 5 hours left.   Thanks for your help, Patrick McHugh, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee

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If you're watching the Vice President right now, you know that this debate is our opportunity to take back the momentum in the final stretch. He's taking on Paul Ryan, fighting for everything we believe in—and he needs you to fight with him right now.

If we raise $X million in the next 72 hours, we can increase our spending in 12 key battlegrounds like Virginia and Ohio and pull President Obama into the lead.

Please contribute $X to ensure that President Obama wins four more years and a Democratic Senate. $X million to go, 72 hours left.

Let's Hagner Democratic Headquarters

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Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
6:02 a.m. ET
This is no joke

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I swear I am not about to tell you a bad joke -- but what do an astronaut, a doctor, and a director of a non-profit have to do with each other?

They all need your urgent help today. Each is in a tight race and polling shows they can win. Problem is they are being outspent by the Republicans and their Super PACs. Will you help them raise the urgent funds they need to stay on the air and fight Republican attacks in this critical final stretch?

Please contribute $X or whatever you can to help these three great progressives.

Jose Hernandez - Jose is an astronaut, but his latest mission is to make sure the American Dream is there for all of our children. Born from humble beginnings, he is fighting hard in a very tight race to defeat Republican Congressman Jeff Denham. Dr. David Gill - A trained physician, David wants to go to Congress to continue the fight for health care reform and give what he calls "strong medicine" to clean up Congress. He is in a fight 'til the end with Republican Rodney Davis and polling shows this race as a statistical dead-heat.

Joe Miklosi - Joe directed a non-profit that delivers medical supplies to underdeveloped countries. Right now, Joe's in a tight race in Aurora, Colorado, where he is taking on extremist Republican lawmaker Rep. Mike Coffman, a close ally of Paul Ryan and a supporter of his Medicare-ending budget. The latest polls show the race is neck-and-neck.

Thank you for helping to stand up for these fighting progressives. Every dollar you give will be put to work immediately to help them win. We know they have what it takes to win -- they just need your urgent support today to make it happen!

Please contribute to Jose, David, and Joe

Thanks again,

Howard Dean

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6:21 a.m. ET
Joe!

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It's debate night! Vice President Biden takes the stage in less than 12 hours.

Add your name here to let Joe know that you're rooting for him tonight. [url]

If you want to let Vice President Biden know that you're rooting for him at tonight's debate, now's the time to say it:

Add your name here [url] [url]

Thanks,

Democrats 2012

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3:11 p.m. ET
Photos:



If you want this to happen again:

Or this:

Then we need to get more Democrats elected here:

And it starts with electing this Police chief:

This astronaut:

This doctor:

And a bunch of other great Democratic candidates for Congress:

But we're being outspentby these guys:

And this guy isn't going to go down without a fight:

So we need you to give us $X or whatever you can:

So on November 6th we can all:

Let's go win this thing. Donate $X today.

Thanks,

Democrats 2012

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