The White House
Office of the First Lady
For Immediate Release
October 19, 2012
Remarks by the First Lady to Overflow Crowd
University of Wisconsin
3:55 P.M. CDT
MRS. OBAMA: Wow, this is overflow! (Applause.) Let me just say -- I'm going to talk in the bigger venue, but I wanted to stop by and see your faces. (Applause.)
Thank you all so much for coming. 18 more days, we're going to get this done. You all are -- (applause.) So I want -- that I just want you to know that you all -- your support, your focus, your hard work, your energy -- do not underestimate how much that means to me and the President. When times get -- you have those ups and downs. So always know that we have such -- people who believe in a country that helps everyone, and that is moving forward and making the kind of progress we know we want for our kids and our grandkids.
AUDIENCE MEMBER: We love you, Michelle! (Applause.)
MRS. OBAMA: So I'm going to come around and do some quick handshakes -- (applause) -- room, and then we'll get started.
So thank you all.
3:56 P.M. CDT