OBAMA EVENT: Campaign Stop In Davenport

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As Election Day nears, the presidential candidates are making stops in battleground states including Iowa.

President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney are both campaigning in the state Wednesday.

President Obama started his morning with a stop in Davenport at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds. The campaign is working to rally supporters, meet with volunteers, and talk to undecided voters.

In Davenport, the president promoted his plan to a crowd of Iowans. Part of his mission, he says, is to cut oil imports in half by 2020. The president says Iowa plays a big role by producing clean energy, and he plans to build on wind energy progress in the state.

Another goal the president talked about is to honor our veterans when they return home from serving overseas by making sure they have a secure job

“We're gonna make sure that they've got the support that they need.  Because nobody who's fought for America should have to fight for a job when they come home,” said Obama.

The stop is part of three-state tour. Next, President Obama travels to Colorado and Nevada.

Mitt Romney is scheduled to be in Cedar Rapids for a campaign event Wednesday night.

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