HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Main » Latest Breaking News (Forum) » With Romney Closing In, O...
Introducing Discussionist: A new forum by the creators of DU

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 07:34 PM

With Romney Closing In, Obama To Launch Swing State Blitz [View all]

Source: Reuters

WASHINGTON/DEL RAY BEACH, Florida | Sat Oct 20, 2012 7:13pm EDT

(Reuters) - Facing a cliffhanger re-election attempt, President Barack Obama will launch a round-the-clock, two-day campaign blitz through six battleground states next week to try to fend off the challenge from Republican Mitt Romney.

Polls show Obama's strong debate performance this week gained him little or no ground against the former Massachusetts governor with just over two weeks until the November 6 election.

The pair are essentially tied in most surveys as Americans remain split between giving Obama more time to fix the economy or choosing a former business executive who argues he knows best how to create jobs.

Obama will campaign in Iowa on Wednesday, then hit Colorado, Nevada, Florida and Virginia, cast his ballot early in his home town of Chicago, then stop in Ohio to end the tour.

Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/10/20/us-usa-campaign-idUSBRE89F07J20121020



35 replies, 6541 views

Reply to this thread

Back to top Alert abuse

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 35 replies Author Time Post
Reply With Romney Closing In, Obama To Launch Swing State Blitz [View all]
Purveyor Oct 2012 OP
warrior1 Oct 2012 #1
PSPS Oct 2012 #2
ugojwt2 Oct 2012 #3
BlueStreak Oct 2012 #10
Ishoutandscream2 Oct 2012 #4
DonViejo Oct 2012 #5
SingleSeatBiggerMeat Oct 2012 #6
Syntara Oct 2012 #7
INdemo Oct 2012 #8
mecherosegarden Oct 2012 #13
azurnoir Oct 2012 #15
SunSeeker Oct 2012 #18
zeemike Oct 2012 #9
PSPS Oct 2012 #25
zeemike Oct 2012 #28
dawn frenzy adams Oct 2012 #11
demwing Oct 2012 #32
santamargarita Oct 2012 #12
SoapBox Oct 2012 #14
progressivebydesign Oct 2012 #20
Left Coast2020 Oct 2012 #27
Coyotl Oct 2012 #16
meti57b Oct 2012 #17
Festivito Oct 2012 #19
AlbertCat Oct 2012 #21
Ken Burch Oct 2012 #22
LisaL Oct 2012 #23
skiptaylor Oct 2012 #24
demwing Oct 2012 #33
Beartracks Oct 2012 #26
BVictor1 Oct 2012 #29
lexw Oct 2012 #30
demwing Oct 2012 #34
NICO9000 Oct 2012 #35
pansypoo53219 Oct 2012 #31