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Tonight aren't hustling over to the other side of this huge decision for today President Obama will spend today in his hometown.
-- Chicago he has no public events scheduled today held his last campaign rally ever.
In his political career last night's in the state of Iowa the state that launched his run for the White House nearly five years ago.
Let's watch some of that.
Know what challenges would come when we began this journey.
We didn't know how deep the crisis would turn out.
But we know we would get through all those challenges the same way this nation always there.
Would that determined.
On comparable American spirit that says no matter how bad storm gets.
No matter how tough times are.
We're all in this together.
An emotional moment to be sure we're told that a lot of the people who work.
Instrument on the LA campaign have been traveling on the plane together throughout the course of these last 24 hours with President Obama.
First Lady Michelle Obama joining the president there on the stage in Des Moines you think back to the first primary win for him in Iowa which was she huge moment.
In his campaign when he was sat back when he was battling against Hillary Clinton the first time around July.
I have memories.
Iowa for mr.
Obama joined now by Wendell -- in Chicago so Wendell what is -- president doing.
On this last period throughout the course of these hours today as he waits for the big decision tonight.
-- -- made a tradition of playing basketball with staffers and friends on Election Day which is.
Gotta be less stressful than sitting around nervously monitoring via election returns and exit polls.
Candidates don't usually campaign on Election Day Mitt Romney as we heard.
From John Roberts is breaking with that tradition and the president is coming close.
In the First Lady doing satellite TV interviews -- from Chicago with some radio and television stations.
Elsewhere in the country.
First couple got in -- about.
1217 little after midnight -- central time last night.
After campaigning in Wisconsin Iowa and of course Ohio.
The third day in a role they've been in Ohio which both campaigns see -- a a make or break state.
The race is so close that former press secretary Robert Gibbs says mr.
Obama didn't wanna -- -- from the get out the vote effort.
By doing interviews across the country in person today.
We felt it was important not to go into a state and take our volunteers and our field operational way.
From the -- that they're doing it instead.
Be there to support the president to create a crowd or or or have a rally so I think it was the right decision do the president will still be.
In a number of battleground states over satellite television.
President and First Lady boards did their early voting in October Martha so the president got a little bit emotional last night went -- It was in Iowa the state as you point out that launched his presidential bid in 2008.
When he won the caucus by about thirty -- with about 37% of the vote Iowa.
Pardon me Ohio may be the most important battleground state this year but.
The president and First Lady was sentimental about Iowa last night she talked about house party -- -- Sioux City and Cedar Rapids in the early days of the campaign and he told supporters and the -- He was asking their help.
Just this one last time.
Come back -- one more time.
To ask for your vote.
I came back to ask you to help us.
That is what we start.
Because this is where our movement for change began.
Sometime tonight mr.
Obama will either thanked voters for four more years or congratulate Mitt Romney.
From the stage right behind -- -- -- big moment a lot of emotion all around Wendell thank you very much.
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