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The Boss will campaign for Obama in Ohio, Iowa

WASHINGTON (AP)  Bruce Springsteen will be back campaigning for President Barack Obama.

The musician will join former President Bill Clinton at a Thursday rally in Parma, Ohio, two days after the second presidential debate. Obama will not attend the rally.

Springsteen also will appear at a campaign event Thursday in Ames, Iowa.

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Springsteen campaigned for Obama in 2008, but these will be his first political appearances of the 2012 cycle. Clinton is a prominent campaigner for Obama.

Clinton and Springsteen's joint appearance in Ohio underscores the importance of the key swing state. Polls show Obama with a slight lead there over Mitt Romney, but the Republican presidential candidate is spending an increasing amount of time and resources in the state ahead of Election Day.

Check out the video below for some pop-politics pairings that didn't go so well.

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185Comments
Oct 16, 2012 8:43PM
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Have you seen 2016... Do you read... Have you felt the effects of Obama? Osama? and Chelsea's mamma??? Come on now. I'm no R or D... just an american who listens and learns... reads and writes... learns and fights..... Check out C.L. Bryants new film  Find out the facts and stop thinking you have them from others research.

 

Oct 16, 2012 10:42AM
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Never been a big fan and now there is even more reason not to be.

 

Oct 14, 2012 11:33PM
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I didn't know that Bruce was a Democrat!  All these years I've been a fan of his, and I never knew that!  Anyway, that's cool. 
Oct 14, 2012 3:52PM
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Like anybody listens to Springsteen anymore. His glory days are long gone. Disappointed in him.
Oct 14, 2012 2:24PM
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What a pair.**** hippocrit bill trailer park clinton and joisy dive bar talent bruce no voice springsteen.This is about as influential as liberace and elton john touring.You would have to be brain damaged to appear at their gathering.I just wish after the election that the only tax increases communist barry o advocates for would apply to liberal scum like springsteen and clinton.
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