Jill Biden begins Pennsylvania voter registration tour
BY THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER (MCT)
Tuesday, October 09, 2012
10/09/12 at 12:04 PM
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HARRISBURG, Pa. - Jill Biden, the wife of Vice President Joe Biden, launched a seven-city tour across the eastern half of Pennsylvania on Monday to call attention to Tuesday's voter-registration deadline.
In a brief address to about 150 campaign volunteers and supporters at the Obama campaign office here, Biden hit some of the highlights of the administration's current term: increasing college funding, defending the rights of women and gay Americans, and bringing Osama bin Laden "to justice."
She said "No matter what, we will keep working so that everyone can create a better life for themselves, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or who you love."
While her husband prepared for Thursday's debate with GOP vice presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan, Biden, who was raised in Willow Grove, Pa., rallied the party faithful.
Biden, an educator, emphasized the theme of helping the middle class regain its economic footing, whether through improved access to health care, making college - especially community colleges, like the one in Northern Virginia where she teaches - more affordable, or backing veterans benefits.
Biden also stopped by her husband's hometown of Scranton before heading to Philadelphia on Tuesday.
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