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What impact did candidates' visits have?

WILMINGTON -- It has been an exciting and politically charged past couple of days. Both Democratic presidential candidates came to Wilmington within 24 hours of each other. But what impact did Senator Clinton and Obama's visit have on our area? Overall most people say the candidates' visits were beneficial for Wilmington. And for both campaigns the turnout was greater than expected -- with standing room only available. The Clinton campaign says that they expected around 1,500 people to come to the rally at the riverfront, but more than 5,000 showed up. That meant there was a wait at the security check point, but those in charge of security say, even with the additional crowd, security was not compromised and there were no problems. Federal property manager Chad Hartwell said, "I think it all went very smooth the way they had the spectators on one side of Sen. Clinton and the security forces and building on the Princess Street side." At UNC Wilmington Monday it was standing room only as more than 6,000 people packed into the Trask Coliseum to see Sen. Obama. UNCW officials say the event was a success and went off with out a hitch.

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Yes We Can

After being able to witness, the passion and power behind Obama, I would not have it any other way. Obama cares about people, individuals, and our America, and for that reason, EVERYONE should be pulling for him. He isn't simply trying to be president, he is trying to change our nation. Hillary has been playing a bit dirty and that I just can't get with. Obama has my vote all the way!

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After seeing both of them I have decided to vote for Obama. I have done many fact checks on all three. I wanted to see them in person, to here what they had to say and here about what they intended to do. I think that Hillary already had 8 years and was given Health care to take care of by Bill Clinton, but she didn't do much with it. So I would like to give someone else a chance to see what they will do. Other issues are also of concern to me like if I can trust someone. I have followed Politics for about 22 years and would like to see the way Washington is ran changed. I like the fact that Obama would have open door meetings and even put stuff on ESPN so we the people of this country could see what they are really up to..


Lucky us. I hope neither will ever come back.