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Michelle Obama To Colorado Donors: 'This Is The Hard Part' (PHOTOS)

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — First lady Michelle Obama is trying to fire up downtrodden Democrats fearing big midterm losses by trying to recapture their excitement from two years ago.

Michelle Obama spent the second day of her midterm campaign swing in suburban Denver. The first lady was there to stump for a Democratic senator from Colorado facing a tough re-election contest next month – but she spent most of her remarks talking about two years ago.

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Obama reminded donors about the excitement they felt in 2008. Then she told the crowd, "This is the hard part."

Obama's Colorado speech came after a stop in Chicago, where she cast an early ballot. Obama heads next to California, and she also has campaign stops planned in Connecticut and Washington state.

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