June 13th, 2012
06:38 PM ET
President Obama will deliver a speech at Cuyahoga Community College in the battleground state of Ohio Thursday in his latest attempt to paint the election as a choice between what he describes as his forward moving vision for the economy that aids the middle class and the proposals from Mitt Romney that are based on the failed policies of the past and disproportionately hurt working Americans.
The chosen community college has won praise for retraining programs in biotechnology, wind power and manufacturing, areas the Obama administration has promoted and stressed as part of his plans to increase job opportunities in the U.S.
Obama and Romney are both scheduled to be in the state Thursday following poll numbers that show the race continues to be competitive. The state has consistently been a battle ground in presidential politics. Former President George W. Bush won the state in 2004 and 2000, but former President Bill Clinton won it in 1996 and 1992, and George H.W. Bush captured the state in 1988
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