Keep Calm and Carry On
In a conference call this afternoon, President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign had one central message for their supporters when Election Day arrives tomorrow: They should “keep calm,” even if they hear snippets of information favoring Republican Mitt Romney.
“My warning, we need to stay calm for much of the day,” Stephanie Cutter, Mr. Obama’s deputy campaign manager, said, touting thousands of early ballots already submitted by voters. “We’ve already banked a pretty big portion of our vote.”
CHICAGO–The preferred meeting spot for Obama staffers here is the Cosi chain restaurant at the foot of the elevator leading to Obama headquarters inside 233 North Michigan (“the most complete office environment”).
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