Thousands rally at Obama's last Florida campaign stop

Published On: Nov 05 2012 07:03:35 AM EST

23,000 people turned out for President Obama's rally in Hollywood Sunday afternoon.


With just two days left until the election, the presidential candidates have reached the tail end of the campaign trail.

In Hollywood, 23,000 people wanted to prove their loyalty to President Barack Obama.

"He's fighting for all of us little people. Not the big rich ones," said Stacy Brbay who was in the crowd.

They stood in a line that wrapped around the campus of McCarthur Senior High School, and waited. At about 4 p.m., after an introduction from rapper Pitbull, the president jogged onto the stage. His voice was a bit hoarse, but his enthusiasm didn't waiver.

"Are you fired up?" He asked the crowd.

In a 30 minute speech Mr. Obama spoke about everything from the Clinton years, to super storm Sandy, "I have told them that we will be with them every step of the way until they have recovered."

He also spoke about the future of the us economy if he is re-elected, "It's time to use the savings from ending the war to pay down our debt, and re-build America."

As he was wrapping up, just before he hopped off stage and headed to yet another rally, he asked the crowd to knock on doors for him, and make phone calls for him. He told them that with their help he would win the presidency.

The president left at about 5 p.m. He had another rally to attend in Cincinnati on Sunday evening.

Speaking at an Ohio rally Sunday afternoon, Romney said that it's possible, but not likely that Obama will win. He was responding to supporters who booed when he speculated on the consequences of an Obama second term.

Romney is expected at on final Florida rally on Monday morning.  He'll speak at the Orlando-Sanford Airport.  (Watch event live on at 9 a.m.)

Polls suggest the race is very close. Both campaigns predict wins.

Romney campaigned in four battleground states on Sunday, including Pennsylvania. Romney's visit followed the decision by his campaign and its Republican allies to put millions of dollars in television advertising in Pennsylvania during the race's final weeks to try to make it competitive.

No Republican presidential candidate has carried the Keystone State since 1988.


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