Former President Barack Obama made a surprise visit to Miami Springs on Saturday, stopping by the small, majority Latino city to motivate local campaign workers for Democratic nominee Joe Biden before they headed out to knock on doors.
“I’m not going to keep you all from doing all the great work you’re doing but I just wanted to come by and say thank you…” Obama said. “Many of you were involved when I ran in 2008 and some of you when I ran in 2012 and I am so grateful. The lifeblood of any campaign is not TV ads. It’s not position papers. It’s not the debates. It’s organizing, going out there and doing it every day.”
Obama’s seven-minute stop at the office of the United Teachers of Dade labor union office came just before he was set to hold a drive-in rally in North Miami to early voting. This is Obama’s first South Florida event in two years. In 2018, he visited Wynwood while campaigning for Florida gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum and former Sen….
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