- Title: As election looms, Trump urges supporters in Virginia to vote
- Date: 7th November 2016
- Summary: LEESBURG, VIRGINIA, UNITED STATES (NOVEMBER 7, 2016) (REUTERS) VARIOUS OF PEOPLE LISTENING
- Embargoed: 22nd November 2016 08:35
- Keywords: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump Leesburg Virginia rally supporters U.S.
- Location: LEESBURG, VIRGINIA, USA
- City: LEESBURG, VIRGINIA, USA
- Country: USA
- Topics: Government/Politics,Elections/Voting
- Reuters ID: LVA00557G1UFB
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- Story Text: As Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton criss-crossed the United States on Monday (November 7) in a final, frenzied burst of campaigning, the Republican candidate urged supporters "to go out and vote".
"We're one day away from the change you've been waiting for your entire life, " Trump told supporters during his campaign rally in Virginia.
The two candidates in Tuesday's (November 8) presidential election presented starkly different views of the nation and evoked similarly disparate reactions from crowds gathered to hear them speak.
In Virginia, Trump continued attacking Clinton over her use of a private server while she was secretary of state.
Chants of "lock her up" came in waves even as news broke that the FBI again said Clinton should not face prosecution for her email practices while secretary of state.
In Leesburg, Virginia, Trump supporters waited several hours for the Republican presidential nominee to arrive for the campaign rally.
"I think that we really need a change and I want a businessman who knows how to do something who knows how to manage the country, who knows how to make something instead of somebody who just wants to take from you and then give to other people. I think he is honest, I believe that he's got the pulse of the people," said Virginia Derby Jordan, a lawyer and Trump supporter.
On Monday, Trump will hit five battleground states - Florida, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire and Michigan - and close with a late-night rally in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Clinton will make two stops in Pennsylvania and visit Michigan before wrapping up with a midnight rally in Raleigh, North Carolina. She will also appear at an evening rally at Philadelphia's Independence Hall with President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama, as well as rock star Bruce Springsteen.
News of the renewed probe had appeared to fuel a recent slide in Clinton's poll numbers. The latest Reuters/Ipsos poll showed Clinton with a 5 percentage point lead over the New York businessman nationally - 44 percent to 39 percent support - while races in the swing states of Florida and North Carolina shifted from favoring Clinton to being too close to call.
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