First lady makes a splash at DNC

First lady Michelle Obama pleaded with voters Tuesday to reward her husband with re-election, telling delegates at the Democrats’ convention that President Obama comes from humble beginnings and was able to reach the White House by taking advantage of the same kind of government assistance he is defending on the campaign trail.

Rep. Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader and Member of the US House of Representatives, California leads a group of congressional women; The Honorable Rosa L. DeLauro, Member of the US House of Representatives, Connecticut, The Honorable Carolyn B. Maloney
Member of the US House of Representatives, New York, The Honorable Allyson Schwartz, Member of the US House of Representatives, Pennsylvania, The Honorable Gwen Moore
Member of the US House of Representatives, Wisconsin,The Honorable Nydia M. Vel·zquez
Member of the US House of Representatives, New York, Tulsi Gabbard Candidate for the US House of Representatives, Hawaii, Joyce Beatty
Candidate for the US House of Representatives, Ohio, address the Democratic National Convention at the Time Warner Arena in Charlotte, N.C., on Tuesday, September 4, 2012. (Andrew Geraci/ The Washington Times)

Rep. Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader and Member of the US House of Representatives, California leads a group of congressional women; The Honorable Rosa L. DeLauro, Member of the US House of Representatives, Connecticut, The Honorable Carolyn B. Maloney Member of the US House of Representatives, New York, The Honorable Allyson Schwartz, Member of the US House of Representatives, Pennsylvania, The Honorable Gwen Moore Member of the US House of Representatives, Wisconsin,The Honorable Nydia M. Vel·zquez Member of the US House of Representatives, New York, Tulsi Gabbard Candidate for the US House of Representatives, Hawaii, Joyce Beatty Candidate for the US House of Representatives, Ohio, address the Democratic National Convention at the Time Warner Arena in Charlotte, N.C., on Tuesday, September 4, 2012. (Andrew Geraci/ The Washington Times)

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