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President Obama stumped in Chandler in January during a post-State of the Union swing through battleground states that saw him touting high-tech manufacturing as a way to get the U.S. economy on track.

Since the days of Harry S. Truman, only one Democratic presidential candidate has won in Arizona: Bill Clinton, seeking a second term in 1996. But despite the state’s reputation as a GOP bastion and Mitt Romney’s advantages here, President Obama’s campaign is suggesting that it can win Arizona in November. Read more»