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Obama Las Vegas Trip: President Headed To Nevada To Talk Economy

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LAS VEGAS — The White House says President Barack Obama has added a second day to his visit to Las Vegas this week, and has scheduled a speech at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, about the economy.

The president's invitation-only appearance Friday at the UNLV Student Union will come a day after he's hosted by U.S. Sen. Harry Reid during a campaign rally at the Aria Resort & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip.

The Democratic Senate Majority Leader's campaign has e-mailed invitations to supporters for the Thursday event.

Reid has become a top target for Republicans in the November elections, and faces a tough challenge from GOP nominee Sharron Angle in his bid for a fifth term in the Senate.

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