Politics & Government

October 18, 2008

Huge Obama crowds: 100,000 in St. Louis, 75,000 in K.C.

It was the largest U.S. crowd to date for an Obama rally in a critical battleground state just 17 days ahead of the election. McCain campaigned in two other hotly contested states — North Carolina and Virginia — where the crowds were smaller, but the rhetoric was heated.

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