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Remarks by the First Lady at a Grassroots Campaign Event with Democratic Candidate for Senate Mark Udall -- Denver, Colorado

By The White House

Exdo Center
Denver, Colorado

1:13 P.M. MDT

MRS. OBAMA: Hey! (Applause.) How are you guys doing? Are we ready to get this done? (Applause.) Good. I’m really thrilled to be here today. Can you all hear me?

AUDIENCE: Yes!

MRS. OBAMA: All right, I can’t tell. You can hear me? (Applause.) I’m very excited to be here today to support your outstanding Senator, Mark Udall. (Applause.)

Now, as I’m sure you all know by now, Mark is the real deal. In fact, I think it says a …read more

Source:: Whitehouse

Remarks by the First Lady at a Grassroots Campaign Event with Democratic Candidate for Governor John Hickenlooper and Democratic Candidate for Senate Mark Udall -- Fort Collins, Colorado

By The White House

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado

:21 P.M. MDT

MRS. OBAMA: This is a crowd! Oh, my goodness! Yes! (Applause.) Look at you guys. You all are fired up, I love it. Oh, my goodness. You guys sound so good. This sounds like a lot of work is going to be happening, right? (Applause.) Thank you guys so much.

AUDIENCE MEMBER: I see you, First Lady!

MRS. OBAMA: I see you! I see you — see you! (Applause.) Now I want to see you vote. …read more

Source:: Whitehouse

Drone strike in Yemen believed to be on al Qaeda positions

SANAA (Reuters) – A U.S. drone on Friday struck positions believed to belong to Sunni Muslim al Qaeda fighters near their battlefront with arch-rivals from the Shi’ite Muslim Houthi group, tribal sources said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties. The sources said the drone was used in the al-Manasseh area against Ansar al-Sharia, the local wing of Al Qaeda in the Arab Peninsula (AQAP). The drone was still circling the area, they said. Washington has acknowledged using drones in Yemen. AQAP is believed to be among the most active wings of the network founded by Osama bin Laden. …read more

Source:: Yahoo