The Candidates' Guide To CampaigningIt's officially summer vacation time. But if you're a candidate running for president, your summertime itinerary is loaded up with frequent — OK, more than frequent — visits to the states that will host the first presidential contests of 2012. NPR is building a travel guide of sorts for the candidates, looking at the required stops and must-see attractions for any serious presidential hopeful.
In September 2008, then-Sen. Barack Obama disembarks from his campaign plane in Reno. Mayor Bob Cashell says presidential candidates should spend a little more face time in his town.
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