Ind. residents eager for Obama to visit

February 8, 2009 2:42:03 PM PST
President Obama will be in Elkhart, Ind. Monday to promote his economic stimulus plan.Approximately 2,000 tickets were handed out beginning at 12 p.m. Saturday for the town hall meeting, and they were all gone within an hour.

Some people lined up outside Concord High School as early as midnight to get tickets.

The Elkhart-Goshen area has been hit hard by the country's economic downturn. The unemployment rate there reached 15.3 percent in December.