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Romney super PAC goes up in Pa.
Politico, by Jonathan Martin

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Posted By:JoniTx, 10/29/2012 11:06:14 AM

Mitt Romney’s super PAC, Restore our Future, is launching an 11th-hour ad blitz in Pennsylvania, POLITICO has learned. ROF is going up Tuesday with a $2.1 million ad buy across every Pennsylvania market, including pricey Philadelphia. The group will air a spot, “New Normal,” that lashes President Obama on the economy and is already up in other parts of the country. The late push for Pennsylvania comes as some internal GOP polling has shown the always-elusive Keystone State to be within a few points.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: fhancock, 10/29/2012 11:09:45 AM     (No. 8971475)

Obama's war on coal along with the "nothingburger Senator" Bob Casey make a very unattractive pair for the Dems to support

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Reply 2 - Posted by: vwlarry, 10/29/2012 11:26:31 AM     (No. 8971535)

How could a state that has an economy so dependent upon energy production and industry EVER go for King Putt???

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Reply 3 - Posted by: fljack, 10/29/2012 11:34:51 AM     (No. 8971569)

Like every NE and West Coast State, the decision to go hard left comes from the major cities; those with huge deficits, spending problems and pandering liberals. Once you get away from their influence, the politics change. Unfortunately, by sheer mass of numbers, the cities can drown out the others.
That is the inherent genius of the electoral college. While not perfect, it levels the playing field to a large extent.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: lakerman1, 10/29/2012 12:11:19 PM     (No. 8971699)

Unfortunately, those of us in western pennsylvania have to watch as philadelphia voters trump our votes, even when they have to vote several times!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: janylou, 10/29/2012 1:31:36 PM     (No. 8972022)

Pat Caudell said that Romney should advertise in more affluent areas of Pa and he could probably win. It sounds like Romney would also do well in areas where coal mining is a major industry.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: VAfreedomluver, 10/29/2012 1:45:39 PM     (No. 8972084)

Obama appears to abandoned Virginia, based on a sudden lack of campaign ads, and Romney has scaled his back in response. This should allow him plenty of $$$ to run ads in emerging battlegrounds like PA and WI. I have a good feeling about this, folks.

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