Emanuel to campaign for Obama in Florida

October 16, 2012 (CHICAGO)

Emanuel will visit the Tampa area and southern Florida. The Chicago mayor will support Obama campaign efforts to get out the vote.

Emanuel also will participate in outreach efforts with Florida's Jewish community. His spokeswoman says he will highlight President Obama's support for Israel and domestic issues important to the Jewish community.

Emanuel served as Obama's chief of staff until October of 2010.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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