Michelle Obama campaigning in Philly, Bethlehem

    The nation’s first lady is hitting the campaign trail in eastern Pennsylvania.

    Michelle Obama will stump for the president’s re-election on Thursday in the Philadelphia and Lehigh Valley areas.
    She’ll first hold a rally in West Philadelphia at the University of the Sciences’ athletic center.

    Obama will then travel to suburban Fort Washington, where she’ll greet supporters at Upper Dublin High School.

    Obama will end her trip with remarks at Moravian College in Bethlehem.

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    Pennsylvania voted for President Barack Obama in 2008. However, the state has a strict new voter identification law that critics say will disenfranchise likely Democratic supporters in November.

    The law is being challenged in state court.

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