Barack, Michelle & Mitt all in Florida this week

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Mitt Romney will spend two days in Florida next week, crisscrossing the state for four major fundraising events.

Romney will kick-off his trip Wednesday evening with a $50,000-per-couple reception at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables. The next day he is scheduled to attend a $2,500-per-person fundraiser at the Ritz-Carlton in Sarasota.

Later Thursday, Romney will attend a VIP reception for his campaign at the North Palm Beach home of Chris Cline. Also that evening, Romney will be the guest of honor at a dinner hosted by Al and Dawn Hoffman in North Palm Beach.

On Thursday, September 20, President Obama will return to  Florida for campaign events in Miami and Tampa.

First lady Michelle Obama will also travel to state on Monday for grassroots events in Gainesville and Tallahassee.

She will speak at 3:30 p.m. in Gainesville at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center at the University of Florida and at 6:55 p.m. at the Tallahassee Leon County Civic Center, according to the campaign.

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