Biden reveals Obama debate insights from first lady call
October 22nd, 2012
05:50 PM ET
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Biden reveals Obama debate insights from first lady call

Lorain, Ohio (CNN) - How is President Obama feeling about tonight's third, and final, face off with Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney?

Vice president Joe Biden revealed at least one tidbit about the president based on a private phone call he had – with the first lady.

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"I just spoke with Michelle [Obama], which I'm speaking of a classy woman, a classy, bright lady," Biden said early on at a campaign rally in Lorain, Ohio. "And he's excited for the debate tonight."

Biden continued: "Of course, this will be his third debate. And I had my one debate with Congressman Ryan. And one thing I think has come across clear to the American people is that we really have fundamentally different views on how to move this nation forward. And a fundamentally different value set than the other team does."

Biden's comments came at the second of two events in Ohio on Monday. The vice president is scheduled to campaign here through Wednesday. In one appearance, Biden will make a rare, joint appearance with the president, hours after the debate.

That appearance will happen Tuesday in Dayton.

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Filed under: 2012 • Joe Biden • President Obama • Presidential Debates
soundoff (3 Responses)
  1. Marcus

    I like Biden.I like The President too.Great job guys!

    October 22, 2012 05:54 pm at 5:54 pm |
  2. RS, CA

    OMG, what a bumbling idiot.

    Hey, Joe - you might at least use proper English, such as, " I just spoke with Michelle (Obama), a classy woman . . . " It REALLY would be nice if the VP of the U.S. could speak proper English - especially since his wife teaches it at Jr. College level - too much to expect from "the Laughing Mouth," I guess.

    October 22, 2012 06:02 pm at 6:02 pm |
  3. Paulcat

    Biden, tell the GOP about the ocean front property Romney wants to sell them in Kansas. They will buy anything he says.

    October 22, 2012 06:34 pm at 6:34 pm |