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UPDATE: President Obama Cancels Green Bay Appearance

UPDATED Monday, October 29, 2012 --- 9:15 a.m.

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- President Barack Obama is cancelling more campaign events to monitor Hurricane Sandy back in Washington.

The latest political event to get scrapped as the storm heads to the East Coast is the president's trip to Green Bay, Wis., Tuesday.

The White House announced Obama was canceling that trip as Air Force One was en route to Washington from Florida Monday morning. The president decided not to attend a noon rally in Orlando Monday so that Air Force One could get safely back to Washington.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.

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UPDATED: Saturday, October 27, 2012 --- 4:42p.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- President Barack Obama's campaign has released more information about his visit to Green Bay next week.

The president will be at the Brown County Veterans Memorial Arena on Tuesday afternoon. Doors open at 4:30 p.m., and Obama is expected to appear about two hours later.

Obama's visit will be sandwiched between campaign stops by his Republican opponents. Mitt Romney will be in Wisconsin one day earlier, and vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan is returning to his home state the day afterward.

All that attention on Wisconsin underscores how urgently both campaigns need the state's 10 electoral votes. The presidential race is a virtual dead heat in Wisconsin.

Obama's appearance will be exactly one week before the Nov. 6 election.

Vice President Joe Biden visited Oshkosh and Wausau on Friday.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.

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Posted: Thursday, October 25, 2012 --- 7:31p.m.

President Barack Obama plans another stop in battleground Wisconsin in the heated last days of the campaign.

Obama will campaign in Green Bay on Tuesday, a week before Election Day. The Wisconsin stop is part of a two-day swing that includes visits to other key states Colorado and Ohio. Details will be announced later.

Polls show Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are in a tight race for Wisconsin's 10 electoral votes.

Obama appeared at a rally at the University of Wisconsin-Madison earlier this month. Vice President Joe Biden plans stops Friday in Oshkosh and Kenosha.

GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan plans campaigns stops across Wisconsin next Wednesday before trick-or-treating in Janesville with his three children on Halloween.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.


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