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Sunday, November 5

VIDEO - John Edwards at Cleveland Rally

I attended a rally to support the minimum wage and get out the vote at Antioch Baptist Church in Cleveland yesterday afternoon. It was an excited, bouyant crowd and the energy level was through a roof. Fabulous singers performed gospel music and the national anthem before the program began.

One of the early speakers was 14th Congressional District challenger Lew Katz (D-Chesterland):

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Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Cleveland)
followed with a hysterical top-of-the-lungs call and response:

[NOTE: I have removed the embedded link, but the video is available here.]

I missed recording the speech by Supreme Court nominee Ben Espy (D-Columbus), but I caught this rouser from William O'Neill (D-South Russell):

[NOTE: I have removed the embedded link, but the video is available here.]

Treasurer candidate County Treasurer Richard Cordray (D-Grove City) was a bit more sedate but for him very energized:

[NOTE: I have removed the embedded link, but the video is available here.]

Auditor candidate State Rep. Barbara Sykes (D-Akron) was incandescent:

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Elizabeth Brown spoke for her father, U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Sherrod Brown (D-Avon):

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Attorney general candidate Marc Dann (D-Liberty Township) followed, introduced by State Sen. C.J. Prentiss (D-Cleveland Heights):

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And finally, former U.S. Senator, presidential candidate, and vice presidential nominee John Edwards (D-NC) gave a powerful, wide-ranging clarion call to Democrats to change the course of the country for the sake not only of Americans but of people all around the world (in two parts):

[NOTE: I have removed the embedded link, but the video is available here.]

[NOTE: I have removed the embedded link, but the video is available here.]

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