Obama Builds Army of Campaign Volunteers

The president has enlisted more than 1 million supporters for 2012 campaign.
2:22 | 10/24/11

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President Obama of course is running for a second term and. He's raising campaign money today out west in Nevada ending -- -- That's the public face of the Obama reelection campaign but behind the scenes scenes an army of volunteers is also gearing up. As ABC's -- to wire reports. As Republicans glad handing and barnstorm their way -- early primary states the president is quietly raising -- army. -- volunteers. More than one million in listed to give Obama an edge. Their college students teachers union and government workers. Shrugging off the president's little poll numbers confident they can turn out the votes. And at -- training session organizers -- rules of the road. Heed the chain of command never talked to the media and aggressively promote the president on Twitter. But it's face to face meetings and campaign believes will make the biggest difference on the ground. People didn't let me -- to have that. Let me. Well you don't immediately. He'd say Obama volunteers have held more than three million conversations. With potential voters about the 2012 campaign. So how are they doing it with new video teleconferencing software like this where hundreds of supporters watch briefings online. In the campaign concede their supporters on the other end. They call the Brady Bunch and -- it. President Obama tried out the system on his birthday. When volunteers -- house parties in his honor all across the country. And okay. -- -- Obama took questions from supporters in North Carolina. Ohio and Nevada. Battle -- states were making the case for Obama is increasingly tough. -- -- -- You -- Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. It's the personal touch Obama hopes will rekindle the energy at 2008. And help him win a second term. Devin Dwyer ABC news Washington.

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