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Election Day is just weeks away -- this could be your last chance to join President Obama for dinner during this campaign.

If I were you, I wouldn't wait -- we'll even fly you out for free:

[url]

Of course, saying you've had dinner with the President makes a great story. But it's also a really good time -- can't you just picture yourself there?

You can learn a lot: His dad taught him to love jazz, his girls get crazy-embarrassed when he dances or sings in public, his dream job is starting point guard for the Chicago Bulls -- and he really looks forward to sharing these meals with supporters like you.

Give $X or whatever you can, and you'll be automatically entered to win a seat at this election's next -- and final -- Dinner with Barack:

[url]

If you win, I expect a full report!

Julianna

Julianna Smoot Deputy Campaign Manager Obama for America

P.S. -- There's no better time than right now to make your support count -- because Election Day is fast approaching. Chip in today:

[url]

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 from within the fifty U.S. States, DC, or Puerto Rico to a destination to be determined by the Sponsor; hotel accommodations; and dinner 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.

--------------------------------------------------------------------- Paid for by Obama for America

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

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Obama - Biden

Dinner with Barack is one of my favorite things the campaign does.

The President sits down with the grassroots supporters who are building this campaign. He gets a chance to say thanks -- in person -- and people like you get a chance to talk about whatever you'd like with the President of the United States.

It's casual, it's fun, and I hear the guests have a pretty darn good time. Most importantly, it gives this campaign the resources needed to win.

_Pitch in $X or whatever you can right now, and you'll be automatically entered to join President Obama for dinner -- airfare and accommodations are on us. _

The last Dinner with Barack of the year has snuck up on me -- it means this campaign is almost over.

Early voting begins in Iowa in just 11 days. Election Day is only seven weeks away. We are, quite simply, running out of time.

So if you've been waiting around to throw your name in the hat for one of these contests, don't. This is it.

Enter now:

_[url] _

Julianna

Julianna Smoot Deputy Campaign Manager Obama for America

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

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 from within the fifty U.S. States, DC, or Puerto Rico to a destination to be determined by the Sponsor; hotel accommodations; and dinner 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. Paid for by Obama for America

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

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I'm only going to get to sit down to dinner with grassroots supporters on this campaign one last time.

It's one of the most meaningful things we do, and represents exactly the kind of politics we believe in: All of us, at one table, together.

So if you're someone who is helping to build this campaign, I want to meet you. I want to thank you in person. And I'd love to hear what's on your mind.

This is the last time we'll be able to sit down together for one of these -- so I hope you'll take me up on it.

Your donation of $X or whatever you're able to chip in will automatically enter you:

[url]

Thanks.

Barack

P.S. -- Flight and hotel are on me. All you have to do is come and eat.

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

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I can't believe this election is far enough along for me to be typing this, but here we go:

Sometime soon, President Obama will be sitting down for a meal with supporters for the last time on this campaign before we all buckle down and finish this.

Now, more than ever, it's time to remember that this is a campaign owned by all of us, and seats at the table with the President are not reserved just for the elite few.

This is his last campaign. Don't let yourself wonder, if only...

A donation of $X or whatever you can afford will automatically enter you to be there -- and don't forget, airfare and accommodations are taken care of:

[url]

This dinner is actually your last chance to sit down with the President for a meal before the end of this campaign. Maybe you can wish him luck in one of the debates.

Julianna

Julianna Smoot Deputy Campaign Manager Obama for America

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

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 from within the fifty U.S. States, DC, or Puerto Rico to a destination to be determined by the Sponsor; hotel accommodations; and dinner 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.

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Obama - Biden

In a few weeks, we'll hold our final Dinner with Barack of this campaign.

so don't let this opportunity pass you by. Both airfare and accommodations are on us.

Chip in $X or whatever you can, and you'll be automatically entered:

[url]

Julianna

Julianna Smoot Deputy Campaign Manager Obama for America

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

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 from within the fifty U.S. States, DC, or Puerto Rico to a destination to be determined by the Sponsor; hotel accommodations; and dinner 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

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.

Paid for by Obama for America

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

Subject: Last call: Get dinner with the President

From: info@barackobama.com

Sent: Sept. 16, 2012, 2:38 p.m.




Election Day is just weeks away -- this could be your last chance to join President Obama for dinner during this campaign.

If I were you, I wouldn't wait -- we'll even fly you out for free:

[url]

Of course, saying you've had dinner with the President makes a great story. But it's also a really good time -- can't you just picture yourself there?

You can learn a lot: His dad taught him to love jazz, his girls get crazy-embarrassed when he dances or sings in public, his dream job is starting point guard for the Chicago Bulls -- and he really looks forward to sharing these meals with supporters like you.

Give $X or whatever you can, and you'll be automatically entered to win a seat at this election's next -- and final -- Dinner with Barack:

[url]

If you win, I expect a full report!

Julianna

Julianna Smoot Deputy Campaign Manager Obama for America

P.S. -- There's no better time than right now to make your support count -- because Election Day is fast approaching. Chip in today:

[url]

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 from within the fifty U.S. States, DC, or Puerto Rico to a destination to be determined by the Sponsor; hotel accommodations; and dinner 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.

--------------------------------------------------------------------- Paid for by Obama for America

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

 

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Subject: Last call: Get dinner with the President

From: info@barackobama.com

Sent: Sept. 16, 2012, 2:38 p.m.




Election Day is just weeks away -- this could be your last chance to join President Obama for dinner during this campaign.

If I were you, I wouldn't wait -- we'll even fly you out for free:

[url]

Of course, saying you've had dinner with the President makes a great story. But it's also a really good time -- can't you just picture yourself there?

You can learn a lot: His dad taught him to love jazz, his girls get crazy-embarrassed when he dances or sings in public, his dream job is starting point guard for the Chicago Bulls -- and he really looks forward to sharing these meals with supporters like you.

Give $X or whatever you can, and you'll be automatically entered to win a seat at this election's next -- and final -- Dinner with Barack:

[url]

If you win, I expect a full report!

Julianna

Julianna Smoot Deputy Campaign Manager Obama for America

P.S. -- There's no better time than right now to make your support count -- because Election Day is fast approaching. Chip in today:

[url]

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 from within the fifty U.S. States, DC, or Puerto Rico to a destination to be determined by the Sponsor; hotel accommodations; and dinner 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.

--------------------------------------------------------------------- Paid for by Obama for America

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



Election Day is just weeks away -- this could be your last chance to join President Obama for dinner during this campaign.

If I were you, I wouldn't wait -- we'll even fly you out for free:

[url]

Of course, saying you've had dinner with the President makes a great story. But it's also a really good time -- can't you just picture yourself there?

You can learn a lot: His dad taught him to love jazz, his girls get crazy-embarrassed when he dances or sings in public, his dream job is starting point guard for the Chicago Bulls -- and he really looks forward to sharing these meals with supporters like you.

Give $X or whatever you can, and you'll be automatically entered to win a seat at this election's next -- and final -- Dinner with Barack:

[url]

If you win, I expect a full report!

Julianna

Julianna Smoot Deputy Campaign Manager Obama for America

P.S. -- There's no better time than right now to make your support count -- because Election Day is fast approaching. Chip in today:

[url]

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 from within the fifty U.S. States, DC, or Puerto Rico to a destination to be determined by the Sponsor; hotel accommodations; and dinner 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.

--------------------------------------------------------------------- Paid for by Obama for America

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



Obama - Biden

Dinner with Barack is one of my favorite things the campaign does.

The President sits down with the grassroots supporters who are building this campaign. He gets a chance to say thanks -- in person -- and people like you get a chance to talk about whatever you'd like with the President of the United States.

It's casual, it's fun, and I hear the guests have a pretty darn good time. Most importantly, it gives this campaign the resources needed to win.

_Pitch in $X or whatever you can right now, and you'll be automatically entered to join President Obama for dinner -- airfare and accommodations are on us. _

The last Dinner with Barack of the year has snuck up on me -- it means this campaign is almost over.

Early voting begins in Iowa in just 11 days. Election Day is only seven weeks away. We are, quite simply, running out of time.

So if you've been waiting around to throw your name in the hat for one of these contests, don't. This is it.

Enter now:

_[url] _

Julianna

Julianna Smoot Deputy Campaign Manager Obama for America

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

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 from within the fifty U.S. States, DC, or Puerto Rico to a destination to be determined by the Sponsor; hotel accommodations; and dinner 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. Paid for by Obama for America

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



I'm only going to get to sit down to dinner with grassroots supporters on this campaign one last time.

It's one of the most meaningful things we do, and represents exactly the kind of politics we believe in: All of us, at one table, together.

So if you're someone who is helping to build this campaign, I want to meet you. I want to thank you in person. And I'd love to hear what's on your mind.

This is the last time we'll be able to sit down together for one of these -- so I hope you'll take me up on it.

Your donation of $X or whatever you're able to chip in will automatically enter you:

[url]

Thanks.

Barack

P.S. -- Flight and hotel are on me. All you have to do is come and eat.

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



I can't believe this election is far enough along for me to be typing this, but here we go:

Sometime soon, President Obama will be sitting down for a meal with supporters for the last time on this campaign before we all buckle down and finish this.

Now, more than ever, it's time to remember that this is a campaign owned by all of us, and seats at the table with the President are not reserved just for the elite few.

This is his last campaign. Don't let yourself wonder, if only...

A donation of $X or whatever you can afford will automatically enter you to be there -- and don't forget, airfare and accommodations are taken care of:

[url]

This dinner is actually your last chance to sit down with the President for a meal before the end of this campaign. Maybe you can wish him luck in one of the debates.

Julianna

Julianna Smoot Deputy Campaign Manager Obama for America

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

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 from within the fifty U.S. States, DC, or Puerto Rico to a destination to be determined by the Sponsor; hotel accommodations; and dinner 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 - Biden

In a few weeks, we'll hold our final Dinner with Barack of this campaign.

so don't let this opportunity pass you by. Both airfare and accommodations are on us.

Chip in $X or whatever you can, and you'll be automatically entered:

[url]

Julianna

Julianna Smoot Deputy Campaign Manager Obama for America

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

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 from within the fifty U.S. States, DC, or Puerto Rico to a destination to be determined by the Sponsor; hotel accommodations; and dinner 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

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.

Paid for by Obama for America

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