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Michelle Obama: "We’re going to need people like Michael" Bennet

Michael Booth
The Denver Post
ENGLEWOOD ,CO--OCTOBER 14TH 2010--Sen. Michael Bennet, has a laugh with his wife in the crowd along with First Lady, Michelle Obama, at a private fundraiser luncheon at a private residence in Englewood October 14th 2010. Happy Haynes, far left, and host, Margot Pinto, right, sit on the stage. Andy Cross, The Denver Post

CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE – First lady Michelle Obama amplified a personal appeal with a political rallying cry in Cherry Hills Village today, calling herself the “mom in chief” and urging her Democratic charges to get out the vote for Sen. Michael Bennet.

Obama spoke at a private luncheon at a home in Cherry Hills, raising $270,000 for the appointed Bennet’s first election campaign.

“Being in this wonderful state brings back some wonderful memories,” said Obama, with a sly smile. “I don’t know if anybody remembers that little gathering at Invesco Field . . .”

President Barack Obama accepted the Democratic nomination in August 2008 at a packed Invesco, on the way to a big victory in what political analysts still call a key swing state.

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