President Obama: Madison, Wisconsin Campaign Speech Video Nov. 5, 2012: Rally with Bruce Springsteen

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Watch President Barack Obama’s Madison, Wisconsin campaign speech video on Mon. Nov. 5, 2012. The rally featuring rock legend Bruce Springsteen downtown at West Mifflin Street and State Street kicks off the series of campaign events on the last day before the Tuesday, Nov. 6 election day. Doors open at 8 a.m ET (7 a.m. CT local time). The exact time of the President’s speech is 11:45 a.m. ET (10:45 a.m. CT); check back for a schedule update and see it in real time with the embedded live stream video player posted below. Thereafter, the full replay video and transcript text will be posted below as soon as they are available.

UPDATE: Replay video is below.

UPDATE: Click here to watch the full video on C-SPAN

Check back for transcript.


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The location of the grassroots rally is downtown Madison; audience entry is at West Mifflin Street and State Street. Doors open at 7 a.m. CT local time (8 a.m ET). President Obama is scheduled to deliver remarks at the rally at 11:45 a.m. ET (10:45 a.m. CT). Prior to the speech by the President, Bruce Springsteen will perform a free concert. Local attendees can get more information on the event, including how to get free tickets (if still available) as well as street closures, traffic and parking restrictions and more from local TV station NBC 15 by clicking here.

Today’s complete itinerary: President Obama official schedule and guidance, November 5, 2012.

The Madison campaign stop closely follows an earlier appearance in the state in Milwaukee on Friday, November 3, with singer-songwriter Katy Perry, and is President Obama’s final trip to the state in the 2012 election. Wisconsin is among a handful of key battleground states, alongside Iowa and Ohio which he will visit later today. These same states have been visited extensively by the Republican opponents; both the VP candidate, the Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan and the Presidential candidate Gov. Mitt Romney campaign extensively in these same states. As for polling data in Wisconsin, a recent Marquette Law School poll shows President Obama with a 7 percent lead among voters over Gov. Romney; 51 percent versus 43 percent.

A video report on voters in Wisconsin is below.

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President Obama: Madison, Wisconsin Campaign Speech Video Nov. 5, 2012: Rally with Bruce Springsteen

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