facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Clinton leads California rally

Oct. 24, 2012 at 11:14 AM   |   Comments

| License Photo
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Former President Bill Clinton urged Californians to send Democrats to Washington during a Tuesday night rally at the University of California-Irvine.

Clinton told a cheering crowd of 5,000 students and other supporters that it is really important that "we get the best Congress we can to make the most of the next four years," the Los Angeles Times reported Wednesday.

The former president has been hop-scotching across the country campaigning for President Barack Obama and Democratic congressional candidates.

Clinton spoke for just over 30 minutes, spending most of his time criticizing Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and praising five Democrats running for Congress from California.

The event was sponsored by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

© 2012 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
New Jersey man caught selling 'Ebola' heroin New Jersey man caught selling 'Ebola' heroin
2
China overhauls legal system, at least on paper China overhauls legal system, at least on paper
3
Survey: Harvard Law grads earn the most of any grad school in the country Survey: Harvard Law grads earn the most of any grad school in the country
4
NATO intercepts Russian spy plane NATO intercepts Russian spy plane
5
Continental Resources declares win in Oklahoma basin Continental Resources declares win in Oklahoma basin
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback