Obama shows his down-home side in final Oregon stop

Barack Obama shared the stage with a waitress from Miss Patti's in Pendleton, Ore., on Sunday evening, setting the tone for lots of give and take with an enthusiastic crowd.

With a Tuesday deadline for voting in the Oregon primary, Obama made his final primary campaign stop in the state at the Pendleton Convention Center, drawing a crowd that filled its 3,500 seats up to the rafters.

"He was very eloquent and thoughtful and convincing," said Kathy Andrew of La Grande after his speech. "I would totally trust him now."

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