The campaign rally for Barack Obama has officially began shortly after 1 p.m. at the Tri-C Metro Rec Center Gymnasium with a prayer that had the audience applauding.
“God bless America’s president; his family” the pastor said. “Thank you for his fortitude and his conscience.”
Supporters followed the prayer with loud “Amens” and with applause.
Now, at 1:30 p.m., there is a pause in the program as we all await the arrival of President Obama. Here in the media area, the White House Media Pool has not arrived yet, which is usually a sign that the president is nearby.
Right now, the crowd is chanting in unison, “Four more years.”
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