Bill Clinton Florida campaign: Former president coming to West Palm Beach Wednesday

MIAMI, Fla. -- Former President Bill Clinton is starting a two-day Florida campaign trip for President Barack Obama with a speech at Florida International University.

The Obama campaign says the appearance Tuesday at the Miami university will focus on economic issues. On Wednesday, Clinton will attend a fundraiser for Frankel and Murphy at the Palm Beach Airport Hilton in West Palm Beach and later head to Orlando to campaign for Obama.

Florida is one of a handful of swing states considered key to deciding the election between Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney. Obama himself spent two days over the weekend campaigning in Florida. Florida has 29 electoral votes and Obama carried the state in 2008 over John McCain.

Democrats say turnout is one of the keys to winning the Nov. 6 election. South Florida's three heavily-populated counties of Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach include many reliable Democratic strongholds.

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