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Obama's June 11 week ahead: Campaigning, World Trade Center site, Shimon Peres

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Schedule for the Week of June 11, 2012

On Monday, the President will attend meetings at the White House.

On Tuesday, the President will travel to Baltimore, Maryland, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to attend campaign events. The President will return to Washington, DC in the evening.

On Wednesday, the President will award Shimon Peres the Presidential Medal of Freedom at a dinner at the White House. The First Lady will also attend. An ardent advocate for Israel's security and for peace, Shimon Peres was elected the ninth President of Israel in 2007. Through his life and work, he has strengthened the unbreakable bonds between Israel and the United States.

On Thursday, the President will travel Cleveland, Ohio for a campaign event. The President will then travel to New York where he and the First Lady will visit the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's World Trade Center site, and receive a briefing on construction progress. The visit will be a preview of the One World Trade Center topping-off ceremony, which will symbolize the near-completion of the iconic building's framework. The President and the First Lady will then attend campaign events in New York City, before returning to Washington, DC, later in the evening.

On Friday, the President will hold a reception at the White House to observe LGBT Pride Month.

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