100,000 in Denver

From the Denver Post:

Standing in front of more than 100,000 supporters in Civic Center park, Barack Obama said today he is ready for the final nine days of the presidential campaign and vowed to stay focused on improving the country's faltering economy.

"What we need right now is a real debate about how to fix our economy and help middle class families," the Illinois senator said. "But that's not what we're getting from the other side. A couple of weeks ago, my opponent's campaign said that 'if we keep talking about the economy, we're going to lose', so they said they'd be focusing on attacking me instead.

"And that's one campaign promise they've actually kept. Sen. McCain has been throwing everything he's got at us, hoping something will stick. He's even called me a socialist for suggesting that we focus on tax cuts, not for corporations and the wealthy, but for the middle class."

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