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Obama visits Quincy on Wednesday, an Illinois homecoming


As predicted in this blog, the White House on Friday confirmed President Obama will visit Quincy, Ill. next week.

below, from the White House....

WASHINGTON- On Tuesday, April 27, President Obama will continue the White House to Main Street tour with stops in Iowa. In the early afternoon, he will tour Siemens Energy Inc Facility in Fort Madison and then share ideas with workers for continuing to grow the economy and to put Americans back to work. He will then make a stop in Mt. Pleasant. Later in the afternoon, President Obama will hold a town hall meeting in Ottumwa at Indian Hills Community College. The President will depart from Des Moines International Airport on the morning of April 28.

On Wednesday, April 28, the President will hold events in Macon, MO and Quincy, IL. More details will be announced for these events as they become available.only.


I would like to see President Obama in Quincy, IL. I would like information about his visit. Thank you.

Quincy, Illinois is my home town. It does have a history of bringing famous people to there the city. My dad got to see the parade of when President Clinton came to Quincy, Illinois. It would of been nice if I knew sooner that President Obama was coming to Quincy, Illinois because I could of tried to make a trip back home to see him.

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