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Biden blasts Romney over policies, 47 percent comment during speech in Beloit

CREATED Nov 2, 2012 - UPDATED: Nov 2, 2012

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BELOIT- Democrats are also working hard for your vote in Wisconsin.  The vice president received a very warm welcome at Aldrich Middle School in Beloit.

More than 1,100 people packed the gym to hear him speak.

The vice president was all smiles as he greeted supporters in Beloit.

But at this appearance just four days before the election he launched into a searing attack on Mitt Romney's policies.  He accused the governor of being insensitive to women's rights.

"When Governor Romney was asked in that second debate a direct question about equal pay for equal work for women.  What did he talk about?  He started talking about binders," said Biden.

"Just close your eyes and imagine.  Imagine where the 40 years of progress we've made for women in America, what would happen to that in a Romney appointed supreme court justice after four years."

The vice president also reminded the crowd of Romney's comment about 47 percent of Americans being dependent on the government.

"The measure of your character is not what you do when people are looking.  It's what you do and say when no one is looking."

People here were thrilled to see the vice president.

"He's a middle class person.  And that's what I am.  It just related to everything I've known all my life," says one person at the rally.

"For lack of a better word it was pretty awesome," says another person at the rally.

"A very busy schedule for VP Biden.  From here he heads to Superior, Wisconsin and then it's on to Aurora, Colorado where he actually plans to spend the night."

Vice President Joe Biden was also in Superior Friday afternoon.