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President Barack Obama campaigns despite the pouring rain at the historic Walkerton Tavern & Gardens in Glen Allen, Va., near Richmond, Saturday, July 14, 2012. It is in the Congressional district represented by Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., a key county in a crucial swing state of the presidential election. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Obama rallies supporters in rainy battleground Virginia

President Barack Obama,

soaked to the skin as he rallied supporters during a downpour in the

election battleground state of Virginia on Saturday, July 14, kept up his attack

on Republican Mitt Romney as the rhetoric hardened on both sides.