Obama expecting to get ‘misty’ during first lady’s speech
September 4th, 2012
03:04 PM ET

Obama expecting to get ‘misty’ during first lady’s speech

(CNN) – Two days before he will take the stage at the Democratic National Convention, President Barack Obama rallied supporters in the key battleground state of Virginia while giving a hat tip to the first lady.

“You’ll hear tonight from the star of the Obama family,” Obama told a large crowd at Norfolk State University. “This is just like a relay, where you start out with the fastest person.”

First lady Michelle Obama is among the prime time speakers who will kick off the first night of the Democratic Convention Tuesday.

“I’m going to be at home, watching it with my girls and I’m going to try not to let them see their daddy cry,” Obama added. “Because when Michelle starts talking I get all misty."
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Topics: 2012 Election • DNC • Michelle Obama • President Obama
September 4th, 2012
09:02 AM ET

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POTUS day ahead: Tuesday, September 4, 2012
September 4th, 2012
08:52 AM ET

POTUS day ahead: Tuesday, September 4, 2012

In the morning, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. Later in the morning, the President will depart the White House en route Norfolk, Virginia. While in Norfolk, the President will deliver remarks at a campaign event at Norfolk State University. In the afternoon, the President will depart Norfolk, Virginia en route Washington, DC.

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