Mitt Romney, the presumptive Republican nominee for president, makes a campaign stop in Salem today at Carter Machinery.
The Roanoke Times has coverage here, including a live Twitter feed. If you’re tweeting from the event, use the hashtag #RomneySalem to get in the feed.
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We won’t attempt to update everything here — best to go to The Roanoke Times page for the Twitter stream there — but here are some highlights:
9:58 a.m.: The line to get in is long, but they’re starting to let in some people. (Rebecca Barnett)
10:32 a.m.: People parking @salemciviccenter and walking to Carter Machinery. (Miranda Beck)
10:45 a.m.: At 1045, ticket holders going in for nearly an hour and still 2 lines 150 yards deep http://pic.twitter.com/8qqirmdb (Matt Chittum)
12:07 p.m.: People getting excited and standing up as Secret Svc agents start chatting w hand signals.
12:21 p.m.: Reps. Morgan Griffith and Bob Goodlatte making opening speeches. Thank @CarterMachinery for providing facilities.
12:30 p.m.: The time has come. @CarterMachinery CEO and @MittRomney take the stage to huge cheers.
12:35 p.m.: Romney now speaking.
12:52 p.m.: Romney has finished speaking.
2:16 p.m.: The Roanoke Times has more coverage of Romney’s speech here.
3:45 p.m.: The Roanoke Times has this photo gallery.