President campaigns in Florida
With the 2012 presidential election right around the corner, President Obama is looking to Floridians for their vote. Over the years, Florida has always been a state candidates keep a close watch on. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith reports on the importance of the President making stops in Florida like he did earlier today.
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