Scenes from the campaign trail
It’s the height of the general election campaign season and COM students are out in full force, covering President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney as they campaign across the United States. Photos by Peter Smith.
Portsmouth, N.H., Sept. 7, 2012
President Barack Obama attended a campaign rally at the Strawberry Bank Museum the day after the conclusion of the Democratic National Convention.
The president appeared (above) with first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden (below) and the VP’s wife, Dr. Jill Biden.
According to the Obama campaign, more than 6,000 people attended the rally.
Nashua, N.H., Sept. 7, 2012
Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney held a “Victory Rally” at Holman Stadium in Nashua, N.H. Photojournalism graduate students Sarah Ganzhorn (’13) and Alexa Wagner (’13) covered the event.