(CNN) - Ahead of Wednesday's debate between President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney, GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan will roll through the battleground state of Iowa on a two-day bus tour.
Billed by the Romney-Ryan campaign as the Real Recovery Bus Tour, Ryan will make stops on Monday and Tuesday in Dubuque and Clinton along the state's eastern border.
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The Romney campaign said in its announcement Saturday that additional events in eastern Iowa would be announced.
The two GOP candidates set out on a three-day bus tour of Ohio last week. Democrats responded with a tour of their own along the Romney-Ryan route.
Ryan made stops in New Hampshire and Ohio on Saturday, including two rallies. He also took in the football game between Ohio State and Michigan State at a sports bar in Columbus.
Recent polls in Iowa showed either Obama as slightly ahead of Romney or that the two were engaged in a close race within the sampling error.
Early voting in Iowa began last Thursday.
Romney and Obama debate Wednesday evening in Denver, Colorado.