Gallery: Obama Campaign Event Brings Crowds, Traffic to Woodbridge
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Update, 11:08 a.m.:
As of 10:30 a.m. Friday morning, the Potomac Nationals’ grandstand was filled with spectators. A smaller portion of spectators were surrounding the pitching mound and home plate. President Obama spoke along the third base line, in front of a “forward” sign, the campaign’s slogan.
Other event-goers filled in the outfield, which had picnic tables and kids activities including a bounce house and batting cage.
Just before 11 a.m. two helicopters landed on one of the practice fields outside the stadium. President Obama was spotted walking into the stadium and briefly waved to spectators inside.
Update, 11:03 a.m.:
President Obama's helicopter has landed.
Update, 10:44 a.m.:
President Obama's dais is set up along the third baseline.
The stands are pretty full. President Obama will likely be speaking from the third baseline. The outfield is filled with people and activities for the kids. The press are in the infield.
The Potomac Nationals Pfitzner Stadium will rapidly fill today with a crowd of local residents eager to see President Barack Obama at a grassroots campaign stop in Woodbridge.
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