DENVER (AP) – Former President Bill Clinton is campaigning for President Barack Obama in the Denver metro area on Tuesday.

Clinton is scheduled to rally Obama supporters in Commerce City and in Denver.

He’ll speak at Adams City High School in Commerce City first in an event that is scheduled to start at 4 p.m., then he’ll head over to Manual High School in Denver. The Manual event is scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m.

the trip is part of a campaigning blitz through seven battleground states.

Obama canceled a campaign event that had been planned for Colorado Springs on Tuesday due to Hurricane Sandy.

The storm has thrown the nail-biter of an election into even greater turmoil. Obama is grounded in Washington, and will instead rely on Clinton, known in political circles as “The Big Dog,” to carry his message.

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan also cancelled his Colorado trip on Tuesday because of the storm. He had been due to speak in Greeley, Castle Rock and Canon City.

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