Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (CNN) – First lady Michelle Obama rallied supporters in this must-win state Wednesday, imploring the energetic crowd to help give her husband a "chance to finish what we started."
Touting the passage of health care reform, the improving economy and the withdrawal of troops in Iraq as examples or her husband's achievements in office, Obama told the crowd to " make sure that people know that all of this - and so much more - is at stake this November."
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"And in the end, it all boils down to one simple question: Will we continue the change we've begun and the progress we've made, or will we allow everything we've fought for to just slip away?" she said.
Predicting a close race, Obama told the crowd her husband "can't do this alone."
But, she argued, the president has demonstrated that he will fight for his beliefs.
"When we need a leader to make the hard decisions to keep this country moving forward, you know you can count on my husband, your president, because that is what he has been doing every single day in the Oval Office as President of the United States. "
The first lady – fresh off a publicity tour to promote her new book on gardening – will continue campaigning for her husband Thursday with a rally in Virginia and a private fundraiser in Washington, DC.
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He didn't get my vote last time and will not in November. Down with the obama regime.
Let's give Obama a real shot at killing off the American middle class!!!!
What hasn't Obama lied about?
Ummm NO...we do NOT want them to finish what they started. They have attempted to destroy our free market society and replace it with socialism...
vote for those two and destroy America
I honestly feel sorry for the dim bulbs who are buying what the Obamas are selling.
Michelle: "We haven't finished destroying freedom and liberty in this country. We need four more years. After that there won't be any reason for elections."
This is our chance to finish off the economy for good! Join me and Barack as we shove through Cap'n Trade and kill the coal industry, sending the price of energy into the stratosphere!
Next I'll REALLY go crazy spying on what you eat, and fining you for eating foods I don't approve of. It'll be Utopian glorious!
He will fight for what he believes ??? Yep... Destroy this country... Thanks, but NO THANKS Michelle...
She thinks she's fooling people. Her and the king want to completely deplete our defenses and kill our country.
November can't come fast enough!!!!!
The destruction of the American spirit and way of life?
Lord, I hope Barack isn't given another term, or we're the one's who are finished! And Michelle, what's this "we" stuff? I don't remember electing you to do anything.
No, you won't finish what you started.
America won't turn Socialist. Nice try, though.
Yes...Obama will fight for what HE(socialists) believe but not what America wants. He and Michelle hate the system in America. Vote him out...and take his radical socialist with him. D
No, thanks. Michelle Antoinette. We aren't interested in finishing what "you" started.
We just want "you" gone.
God helps us if Barack Hussein get's to finish what he started!!
Finish what you started in some other country. Communists are no longer allowed here.
We don't want you to finish what you started–your husband is toast.
Great, they can finish changing the US into a communist nation, because that's what they started to do.
Don't you think that you had better start something besides vacation first!
No, see Michelle, letting you and your husband finish what you started ( i.e. destroying this country and turning it into the next Greece ) is exactly what Americans DON'T want.
The only change I want to see is BO out of office so America can get back on the right path. Obamacare sucks. OH wait, Obama: Old people don’t need life saving treatments they can take a pain pill (and be left to die)
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Vacations... How many out there have had a nice vacation in the past 3 1/2 years? Have you had 16. Don't tell me taxpayers didn't foot most of the bill. Fuel for the jets, pilots pay, security not to mention MO says Everyone Must Sacrifice… Michelle Obama Spent $10 Million in Taxpayer Money on Vacations This Year. What did she spend on the other two and half years? I was a democrat all my life. I am now a registered Republican. I don't own rose colored glasses. LOL
Obama WILL fight for his beliefs. Even when all Democrats and Republicans voted against Obama's Budget proposal!
Is this change we can believe in? A gay military, Gay marriage on par with traditional man/woman family marriage?
A banking system out of control? More bailouts because the economy IS failing? America is wounded and the President and his policies, through his Progressive Liberal ideology is doing the damage.
I think it is amazing that the first lady has difficulty finishing a sentence without saying "you know" or you know what I mean?" She makes it difficult to believe she is a university graduate, let alone from Harvard. Give the dude another 4 years and we will never recover.
Repulsive.......no other way to put it. Her. Her husband. Repulsive
Why not just nuke us while you Are on vacation? That would "finish" what you started!