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President Obama To Speak In Arizona

PHOENIX (AP) — President Barack Obama will be at Desert Vista High School in the Ahwatukee area of Phoenix next week to give a speech on housing and the middle class.

Obama will be in Arizona on Tuesday as part of a tour highlighting his plans for the nation’s economic recovery.

The White House announced his trip earlier this week but didn’t release the site of his speech until Friday.

Obama has delivered campaign-style speeches in the past two weeks in Tennessee, Florida and Missouri on investing in infrastructure, lowering the cost of college loans and overhauling the tax code.

The Democratic president also has criticized Republicans for not doing enough to help struggling families.

His speech revisits themes that he spoke about during his first presidential visit to Arizona in February 2009.

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