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Obama Has Long Held Campaign Events In The Rain

The Democratic National Convention moved the President's Thursday night nomination speech indoors because of a threat of rain. The President has campaigned in the rain in the past.

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October 2008 in Pennsylvania: "A little bit of rain never hurt anybody"

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"A little bit of rain never hurt anybody. Although I've got to say that I saw Ed Rendell backstage and his teeth were chattering. This is an unbelievable crowd for this kind of weather. Thank you so much"

July 2012 in Virginia: These are some diehard political folks here, not letting a little rain chase us away.

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September 2008 in Virginia

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Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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