First Lady Michelle Obama chose the USciences campus for a campaign stop on Thursday, August 9. The Athletic/Recreation Center was filled with campaign supporters. The visit prompted numerous media mentions before and after the visit. CBS 3 was live on campus the night before, interviewing University President Dr. Helen Giles-Gee.
Michelle Obama urges political action: She called on a Phila. crowd to get neighbors and friends to vote. She also spoke in Montgomery County. "That one new voter you registered in your precinct, that one voter you get to the polls, that could be the one that makes the difference in this election," she told a fired-up crowd of 3,000 grassroots organizers and spectators at the University of the Sciences in West Philadelphia.
Michelle Obama the guest of honour at Gwen Stefani's fundraiser: U.S. First lady Michelle Obama delivers remarks during a campaign event at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania August 9, 2012. File photo
Michelle Obama fires up the faithful in Philadelphia: A fired-up crowd of about 3,000 people greeted Michelle Obama on Thursday afternoon at a gymnasium of West Philadelphia's University of the Sciences.
FLOTUS in Philly: On Thursday, Michelle Obama made three campaign appearances in the Philadelphia area. First, FLOTUS stopped to address supporters at the University of the Sciences in West Philly. Then, she made an appearance in front of a smaller crowd at Upper Dublin High School, and wrapped things up with a stop in Bethlehem.In morning there were advanced stories on CBS3 and NBC10 that ran at 5, 6, and 6:30 am.
Michelle Obama campaigning in Philly, Bethlehem, 6ABC: Michelle Obama will stump for the president's re-election on Thursday in the Philadelphia and Lehigh Valley areas. She'll first hold a rally in West Philadelphia at the University of the Sciences' athletic center.
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CBS3 live on campus at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday in advance of the First Lady's visit. Reporter Anne-Marie Green spoke with Dr. Helen Giles-Gee about the University and our students.
First Lady to make 3 area campaign stops Thursday: West Philadelphia is the First Lady's first stop on the campaign blitz. She'll speak at 2 p.m. at the Bobby Morgan Arena at the campus of the University of Sciences, 730 South 43d Street. Tickets are available - first-come, first-serve - at Obama campaign centers throughout Philadelphia.
First Lady Michelle Obama to speak in Upper Dublin Thursday: She will begin the afternoon by speaking at the Bobby Morgan Arena on the campus of University of the Sciences in West Philadelphia at 2 p.m. and conclude the day by addressing supporters at Johnston Hall at Moravian College in Bethlehem at 6:50 p.m., according to a press release.