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WASHINGTON--President Obama and First Lady Michelle hit key 2012 swing states--Florida and Iowa-- to deliver 2011 graduation speeches--as well as stopping at military academies for commencement addresses.

The White House on Tuesday said Obama will deliver the commencement addresse at Miami-Dade College on Friday in addition to the United States Coast Guard Academy, and the soon-to-be-announced winning school of the Race to the Top Commencement Challenge.

Mrs. Obama heads to the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls Rapids on May 7, with other speeches at Spelman College, Quantico Middle High School, and West Point.

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