UPDATE: Former President Clinton addresses WI voters - WAOW - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

UPDATE: Former President Clinton addresses WI voters


People packed into the Kress Events Center in Green Bay to hear former President Bill Clinton speak Friday night.

Clinton covered several topics that have been highlighted throughout the Presidential campaign, including job creation and the economy.

He told a crowd of hundreds that President Barack Obama has done a good job with a miserable situation, and urged voters to give him four more years to turn the economy around.

The former President also talked about his 1992 Green Bay campaign stop, when he played saxophone at an area farm. Clinton also lightened the mood when he held up his notes, saying "you can say whatever you want" when you're a former President.

The theme of Friday's event was to get out the vote early. In Wisconsin, early voting starts Monday and runs through November 2nd.

(AP)-- Former President Bill Clinton says President Barack Obama is facing a tough re-election race because "impatient" Americans haven't fully recognized an economy on the mend.

Campaigning for Obama Friday night in Green Bay, Wis., Clinton urged voters to stay the course as more signs of a recovery sink in. Clinton says voters should judge Obama on the final three years, in which private sector job growth has made up for lost ground.

Republican Mitt Romney argues that the tepid recovery is grounds for a change.

Clinton won Wisconsin in both of his presidential campaigns. Republicans think they can flip the state, which hasn't gone to them since 1984. Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan is on Romney's ticket and has campaigned there heavily in the past few months.

Powered by Frankly