Raw emotion on the campaign trail

(NBC News) – Raw emotion on the campaign trail, from Donald Trump – now in full defense mode over allegations of sexual misconduct —

President Obama, pinning blame on Republicans

And first lady Michelle Obama – outraged by Trump’s comments about women. "Enough is enough! This has got to stop right now!" said First Lady Michelle Obama.

Hillary Clinton’s most powerful voice.. In disbelief over Donald Trump’s words about women. "I can’t stop thinking about this. It has shaken me to my core[.] It is cruel. It’s frightening. And the truth is it hurts," said the First Lady.

Clinton tweets: "I’m in awe. Thanks for putting into words what’s in so many of our hearts."

President Obama blames Republicans for acting too late: "Don’t act like this started with Donald Trump. He did take it to a whole new level. I got to give him credit. But he didn’t come out of nowhere." President Barack Obama

Trump… Fighting fire with fire – vehemently denying accusations by five women – unverified by NBC: "I never met these people. I don’t know who they are, they are made up stories, filed right before the election, right before the election[.] This is a conspiracy against you, the American people." Donald Trump/ (R) Presidential Nominee

New polls show Trump’s down five points in North Carolina… Tied in Ohio

Two of the four states he’s now focusing on to win.

The other two are Florida and Pennsylvania.