WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Barack Obama is spending the next two days in Nevada gearing up for his first presidential debate of the 2012 campaign.
A senior campaign official tells CNN the president spent "some time" practicing Sunday night and then "reconvened" his sessions Monday morning.
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The president is staying at the Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort in Henderson, Nevada, after arriving midday on Sunday and is expected to depart late morning on Wednesday for the first presidential debate in Denver in the evening.
The official said Obama will likely take a break Monday and make a local stop, but gave no details on when or where he would be going.
The debate prep team is made up of senior campaign advisers and current or former senior White House advisers, including David Axelrod, David Plouffe, Gene Sperling, Ron Klain, Anita Dunn, and Brian Deese.