Tags: romney | obama | swing | states

Romney Campaign Has Eyes on Michigan, Minnesota, Pennsylvania

Thursday, 01 Nov 2012 11:10 AM

Share:
A    A   |
   Email Us   |
   Print   |
   Forward Article  |
  Copy Shortlink
The GOP now has its eyes on Michigan, Minnesota, and Pennsylvania spending time and money in hopes of turning the blue states red. President Barack Obama maintains narrow leads in all three but the gap has recently closed giving renewed hope to Mitt Romney’s campaign.

“I think we’re in a great position to win,” Romney senior adviser Russ Schriefer said during a conference call, according to The Washington Post. “Can we win all of them? Probably not. Can we win some of them? I think probably so.”

The Obama campaign has responded with ad buys of their own in the states but argue that Romney’s forays are a sign of weakness by a campaign looking for new avenues to 270 electoral votes.

“The lead here is four or five [percentage points], and I don’t think one week of TV is going to alter that,” former Democratic Pennsylvania governor Edward Rendell told the Post.

Minnesota hasn’t voted Republican since 1972 and an outside Romney adviser told the Post, “Romney has absolutely no ground game [in Minnesota]. I can’t imagine it’s real.”

In Michigan, Romney’s opposition to the auto bailout has proved problematic and Democrats in the state maintain it is not in play.

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
   Email Us   |
   Print   |
   Forward Article  |
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

Trump: Nevada Rancher in Position to 'Cut a Good Deal' With Feds

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 22:59 PM

Billionaire real estate developer Donald Trump thinks Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy is in a strong position to cut  . . .

One Dead, Three Injured in Blast at Tennessee Ammunition Plant

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 21:58 PM

One person has died and three others were injured on Wednesday after an explosion at an ammunition plant in central Tenn . . .

Government Causes Generic Drug Shortage, Critics Say

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 16:49 PM

A proposed Food and Drug Administration rule on product labeling will exacerbate shortages of generic drugs already resu . . .

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved