Michelle Obama Makes Campaign Stop In Princeton
First Lady Michelle Obama has made a campaign stop in New Jersey, urging her husband’s supporters to volunteer in the closing weeks of the presidential campaign — especially in swing states such as neighboring Pennsylvania.
Speaking before roughly 230 people during a fundraiser held at a private home in Princeton on Sunday afternoon, she touched on numerous topics — including the economy, health care reform and salary parity — while speaking for nearly 30 minutes.
The 1985 Princeton University graduate also discussed student financial aid, joking that the Obamas’ combined monthly college loan bill was higher than their mortgage.
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Tickets for the fundraiser started at $1,000. Besides appearing at the event, Mrs. Obama also participated in a roundtable and luncheon that was closed to the media.
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