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President Obama will hold his first two major political rallies of the general-election campaign next weekend at colleges in Ohio and Virginia, staking a claim in two of the most closely watched battleground states of the year and continuing his dialogue with student voters, whose energy and enthusiasm were crucial to his victory four years ago.
“Welcome to the general election,” David Axelrod, Obama’s senior campaign strategist, said on a conference call with reporters late Wednesday during which he and campaign manager Jim Messina announced the events. A day after Republican contender Mitt Romney swept five primary contests, Axelrod and Messina declared the GOP nomination battle over — and the Obama-Romney race underway.
Source: The Washington Post