President Obama speaks to nearly 30,000 at UW-Madison's campus

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  • President Obama took the stage around 3:41 p.m. Thursday Staff

  • Obama's visit to Madison comes less than 24 hours after his debate against Republican challenger Mitt Romney in Denver Staff

  • Around 30,000 people gathered on Bascom Hill to see the President speak Staff

  • President Obama slammed his Republican opponent Mitt Romney during his speech Staff

  • Obama stressed the importance of education during his speech Staff

  • Obama talked about the need for less dependence on foreign oil  Staff

  • Obama thanked everyone for their support Staff