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Michelle Obama rallies campaign workers

First lady Michelle Obama greets well-wishers upon arriving

First lady Michelle Obama greets well-wishers upon arriving at JFK Airport. (Sept. 19, 2011) Photo Credit: Getty Images

Michelle Obama drew bursts of applause and a standing ovation Tuesday in a speech in Manhattan that was as much an endorsement of her husband's policies as a rallying cry to the Democratic Party's troops.

"Are you in?" she asked at the end of a 20-minute address to 400 campaign workers, most of them women. "Are you ready for work? We all have to be fired up and ready to go."

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