Exclusive: Former Democratic Rivals Join Forces in Sunshine State

Clinton has made more than 50 appearances for Obama since losing the nomination, and she said the two had been "trying to cover as much ground as possible" in the Sunshine State. Obama will take two days off from campaigning on Thursday and Friday to visit his ailing grandmother in Hawaii.

Earlier in the day, Clinton was met by an enthusiastic crowd of 1,000 or so supporters at a rally for Obama in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Undaunted by a sudden rain shower, Clinton called on the crowd to support her former opponent: "Help him as much as you helped me," she said.

"The question is," Clinton continued, "Who is for you? Barack Obama and Joe Biden are for you, which is why I am for them."

Backstage before the event, Clinton and Democratic Florida Sen. Bob Graham said they believed that Obama may well win Florida, despite Bush's victories in the state in 2000 and 2004. Graham added that Clinton's presence in the state could make a difference.

"Hillary Clinton is the most popular national politician in Florida today," Graham said. "She won this state, and she can help Obama win it."

They may not ride off into the sunset together, but two weeks before the presidental election, they genuinely seem to have bonded over their singular mission to not only win Florida, but to put a Democrat in the White House.

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