President Obama stops at Cleveland's West Side Market, buys jerky and cheesecake

CLEVELAND - Shortly after speaking at a campaign rally at Cleveland State University, President Barack Obama made a quick stop at one of the city's most well-known places.

The president arrived at the West Side Market at 3:19 p.m. and immediately started greeting customers and workers alike.

Obama walked through the market for about 15 minutes, first stopping at Michelle's Bakery where he bought zucchini bread.

Continuing through the market with onlookers screaming, the president passed the Ralston Poultry stand. After asking how business is going, a worker there jokingly responded, "not so good since you've been here."

According to Obama's campaign, he bought the following items:

~20 smokies
1/2 lb of BBQ jerky
1/2 lb of mild jerky - prices unclear

Paid $20.00

1 piece pumpkin cheesecake - 2.95
1 Danish butternut loaf - $6.95
1 loaf zucchini bread - 6.95

Paid $20

Information for this story provided by a pool media pool reporter.

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