Hurricane Sandy: Obama, Romney Cancel Campaign Events

The once-in-a-lifetime storm is set to hit key battleground states, causing events to be canceled.
3:00 | 10/29/12

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The storm is shaking up the race for the white house. With eight days to go, it's scrambling the schedules. President obama has canceled his schedule. He's in orlando. He's coming back to the white house. It's "your voice your vote" and jake tapper is in orlando this morning. Reporter: In addition to preparing for the final week of this hard-fought race, president obama, mitt romney and their campaign are preparing for hurricane sandy. In times like this, one of the things that americans do, we pull together and help out one another. Reporter: The obama campaign is encouraging supporters by e-mail, twitter and their home page to donate to the hurricane relief effort. The romney campaign loaded supplies on the bus in virginia to prepare to deliver them to local storm centers after the storm hits. I know right now some people in the country are nervous about the storm to hit the coast. I thought those are the people our prayers are the people in harm's way. Reporter: Safety. Fact is, keeping people alive first. Reporter: Will the storm impact the race? Well, I hope it's not going to affect the voters by election day. Reporter: It could. In virginia where there's a virtual tie, voters who may be affected by the storm can now vote absentee in person. While storm preparations have been going on, so has the campaign. The president reminded voters a fee went up while romney was the governor of massachusetts. He raised fees to get a birth certificate which would have been expensive for me. Reporter: Afterwards, he made a stop at a common's man's spot. To america. Doesn't matter what party. And already this once in a lifetime storm has significantly affected the campaign. With romney and obamacan selling 18 events. And president obt announced he will no longer appear at the orlando, florida, rally. He's trying to get ahead of the weather, fly back to washington and monitor hurricane sandy,

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