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Each side sees path to
victory on Election Day

The Hill [Washington, DC], by Niall Stanage

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Posted By:Photoonist, 10/24/2012 12:39:07 AM

Both presidential campaigns insisted Tuesday that they are better positioned to win a tight race for the White House that looks like it will come down to the wire. President Obama’s reelection team argues it always knew the 2012 election would be close and that the momentum GOP nominee Mitt Romney received after the first debate has petered out. The battle largely will come down to turnout, where Obama holds an edge from the 2008 campaign and early voting efforts by Democrats. And while Romney has gained in a number of swing states, the incumbent holds a stable advantage in

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0bama holds an edge from 2008? The Republicans hold an edge from 2010 and registration is DOWN among most minority groups that supported 0bama. Do these facts just lip by these writers or do they just fail to slip them into stories?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Kurto, 10/24/2012 1:45:13 AM     (No. 8957008)

If team-0 sees a path to victory, they must bee looking through the bottom of a gin bottle.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Spidey, 10/24/2012 3:37:14 AM     (No. 8957046)

The left thinks the endorsements coming from Castro,Chavez,Adinnerjacket and Putin will salvage the race for him.

I'm sure the muslim brotherhood and taleban are right behind them.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JAN, 10/24/2012 6:12:07 AM     (No. 8957156)

Just check the turnout at RED ROCKS in Colorado last night.

The ampitheater was filled to capacity and thousands were turned away.

CSPIN did it's usual trick and cut off the sound from the crowd. The roars were deafening but CSPIN did it's best to hide that fact. They never did show the size of the crowd either.

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