40,000 at Clinton rally with Obama, Bill Clinton


About 40,000 people are attending a rally for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton with President Barack Obama in attendance.

The rally, which was being held in Independence Mall in Philadelphia on Monday, is also attended by Hillary’s husband, former President Bill Clinton and First Lady Michelle Obama.

Former US President Bill Clinton (2nd R) his daughter Chelsea (R), US First lady Michelle Obama (2nd L) and President Barack Obama (L) are seen on November 7,  2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by AFP) 

The attendance set a new record for Clinton after another rally in Ohio drew 18,500 people, a campaign aide told reporters traveling with the former secretary of state.

Clinton and her Republican rival Donald Trump spent Monday crisscrossing the key battleground states to gain support on the eve of Election Day.

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