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Meanwhile....the Obama campaign is also busy in Fla



With all the attention on the Republicans battling it out in Florida's GOP primary, Barack Obama's campaign has been keeping busy as well, albeit much lower profile. Examples?

**Spanish language phone banks and other grassroots organizing events targeting Hispanic voters.

**For African-Americams, organizing in beauty salons and barber shops and have extensive outreach on campuses of HBCUs.

**A series of Jewish Americans for Obama trainings to help community leaders better advocate for the President and help spread the word about the President’s staunch support for Israel.

**Hosting nearly 200 State of the Union watch parties across the state, helping energize supporters and engage new volunteers.

**Hosted more than 120 grassroots events across the state this weekend, volunteer trainings, house parties and the opening of two offices in St. Petersburg and Boca Raton, for a total of 11 across the state.

[Last modified: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 10:40am]


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