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September 8, 2012
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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama greet people in the crowd during a campaign event at University of Iowa, Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, in Iowa City, Iowa.

Carolyn Kaster photo

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden shake hands on stage with first lady Michelle Obama, second from left, and Jill Biden, right, a campaign event at Strawbery Banke Field, Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, in Portsmouth, N.H.

Carolyn Kaster photo

From left, President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and Jill Biden, react to the cheering crowd at a campaign event at Strawbery Banke Field, Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, in Portsmouth, N.H.