Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama implores young people to vote in Philly campaign stop

Michelle Obama implores young people to vote in Philly campaign stop

First lady Michelle Obama urged young people to get out the vote for Hillary Clinton during a speech Wednesday at La Salle University in Philadelphia, telling them their votes could be crucial for the Democratic presidential nominee.

Saying her husband’s 2012 victory in Pennsylvania equated to a margin of 17 votes per precinct, Obama told the crowd in the Tom Gola Arena that by voting for Clinton — and getting friends and family to do the same — they would have an impact.

“But you could also help swing an entire precinct for Hillary’s opponent with a protest vote, or by staying home,” she said. The stakes, she said, “are far too...

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