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RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – President Obama’s campaign rally at the VCU Siegel Center is scheduled to start at 4:35 p.m. Saturday, May 5, according to a press release from the President’s campaign team. Doors to the Siegel Center are scheduled to open at 1:45 p.m.

The President and the First Lady will be traveling from Ohio to Richmond that day.

The President is kicking off his official re-election campaign in two states he won in 2008. Both states are considered swing states in the 2012 presidential election.

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According to the President’s website:

All attendees will go through airport-like security and should bring as few personal items as possible. No bags, sharp objects, umbrellas, liquids, or signs will be allowed in the venue. Cameras are permitted.

This will be the President’s fourth trip to Central Virginia in less than a year.

In March, the President spoke about the economy at a newly-opened, $170 million Rolls-Royce plant in Prince George County.