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Sun Sep 9, 2012, 03:06 PM

Romney campaign: The President is clearly ahead: Ohio, Swing states and General Campaign



Their map has many more routes to victory,” said a top Republican official. Two officials intimately involved in the GOP campaign said Ohio leans clearly in Obama’s favor now, with a high single-digit edge, based on their internal tracking numbers of conservative groups. Romney can still win the presidency if he loses Ohio, but it’s extremely difficult.

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In the end, what gives both camps the sense that Obama is better positioned, is the map of 10 states they are fighting on. Two months ago, a top Romney official said they had to have at least one or two of these states in the bag, preferably Florida, to be on course to win. They don’t.

“Our problems are Virginia, Ohio, Nevada, New Hampshire,” a top official said. “Our opportunities are Michigan, Wisconsin, Colorado. We can’t trade our problems for our opportunities and win the presidency. If we trade our problems for our opportunities, we lose.”

Stevens said Romney remains unfazed by the hand-wringing among Republicans and staff.



Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0912/80949_Page2.html#ixzz2605NloBj

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Sun Sep 9, 2012, 03:13 PM

1. This a very good example of why the Electoral College should go the way of the Dodo bird

It says that some votes are more important than other votes..........

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Sun Sep 9, 2012, 04:51 PM

2. kick

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