Vice President Biden holds rally for Hillary Clinton at MOSI

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) —  Vice President Joe Biden stopped in Tampa on Wednesday to campaign for Hillary Clinton ahead of next week’s election.

“He wouldn’t be here if this race wasn’t close, he would be here if the road to the White House didn’t come through Tampa,” said Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn while introducing the Vice President.

Biden echoed the same message to about 300 supporters gathered outside of MOSI.

“It’s down to Florida Florida Florida. It’s not a joke. You all do your job we all get to go to bed early Tuesday night,” said Biden. “You don’t want to wake up on Wednesday morning and say if I had only made two more calls,” he continued.

Biden appeared at the third Clinton campaign rally in the Tampa Bay area in the past 24 hours.

Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton spoke at Pasco Hernando State College Tuesday afternoon and her husband and former President Bill Clinton spoke at a rec center in St. Petersburg Tuesday evening

The stops come as polls tighten and many show that Trump is now leading in Florida, following the FBI’s announcement of more emails possibly connected to Clinton’s private email server during her time as Secretary of State.

“I know some of the people listening are mad about Hillary, but let me tell you something Hillary devoted her whole life to helping children,” said Biden to the crowd.

Biden also attacked Trump on his comments about women and minorities. Hillary Clinton made similar attacks during her campaign stop Tuesday.

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