In Florida, President Obama to push message targeting middle-class

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On Thursday, President Obama will kick off a two-day tour across Florida, where he will discuss the choice in this election between two fundamentally different visions of how to grow the economy, create middle-class jobs and pay down the debt,” according to a release from the campaign. Obama is expected to will discuss his plan to restore middle-class security by paying down our debt in a balanced way that ensures everyone pays their fair share.

Obama is expected to repeat his call on Congress to act now to give middle-class families some certainty by preventing a scheduled tax increase on 98 percent of Americans, including families across Florida.

Obama will begin his day Thursday at the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center in Jacksonville. He will then head to West Palm Beach for an address at Century Village, South Florida’s premiere retirement condominium. Obama will also hold campaign events in Fort Myers and Orlando on Friday, July 20.

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