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October 15, 2012

The Rev. Jackson fires up Philadelphia crowd to vote

The Rev. Jesse Jackson was the hardest-working man in Philadelphia over the weekend, touring union halls, preaching at churches, speaking on radio programs, and headlining a get-out-the-vote barbecue in West Philadelphia on Sunday afternoon.

Seconds after taking the microphone at Malcolm X Park, he had the crowd fired up.

"I assume we're all going to vote. We have enough sense to register and vote," he said playfully. "We need workers to wake up the sleeping. We need workers to change the minds of those who don't get it."

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