Family camps out overnight for Michelle Obama, hoping she'll kiss their baby

The first lady will speak at the Phoenix Convention Center Thursday afternoon -- Jarvis Johnson and his family have been waiting since Wednesday night.

PHOENIX - The first lady will talk before a huge crowd at the Phoenix Convention Center Thursday afternoon.

Michelle Obama's visit follows Chelsea Clinton's and Bernie Sanders' earlier this week. 

Jarvis Johnson, his wife and 1.5-year-old son have been waiting in their car in downtown Phoenix to meet Mrs. Obama, since 6:30 p.m. Wednesday night.

In 2016, President Obama held and kissed their daughter. Now, they're hoping their son gets one from the first lady.

Now, all eyes are turning to Arizona because it is the place for both candidates to hit hard, because polls show the race is a tossup.

Thursday, Hillary Clinton is up five points over Donald Trump in Arizona. This, according to a new Arizona Republic/Morrison/Cronkite News poll. Clinton is supported by 39 percent of Arizona voters, while Trump has 33.9 percent.

Only one Democratic presidential nominee has won Arizona in the last 68 years. That was Bill Clinton in 1996.

Last night's debate, was the third and final before the November election. Trump, saying he opposed the war in Iraq and Clinton saying her plan won't add a penny to the debt. An NBC News fact check found Trump's statement was false and Clinton's was unlikely.

Doors to see Michelle Obama open as early as 11:30 a.m. and she's expected to speak at the Phoenix Convention Center at 2:00 p.m. 

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