Washington (CNN) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says he will follow the "water's edge" tradition of not criticizing President Barack Obama's policies during his international trip. But that doesn't mean his campaign back home can't get some help to do so.
The Romney campaign is sending high profile surrogates Thursday to three battleground states to act on his behalf.
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Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana and Gov. Bob McDonnell of Virginia will make several stops in Iowa. The two potential vice presidential choices will team up for an event in Coralville. McDonnell will also stop in Davenport, while Jindal holds an event in Des Moines.
Sen. John Thune, R-South Dakota, also considered a possible Romney running mate, will make an appearance for the campaign in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
And former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani will be in Florida, with stops in Tampa and at a Jewish Center in Miami.
This weekend the campaign sends another possible vice presidential contender on the road with Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, going to battleground Nevada. Rubio will appear at a Saturday rally at a school in Las Vegas.
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