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Trib poll shows presidential
race in Pennsylvania
remains too close to call

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, by Mike Wereschagin

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Posted By:DaddyO, 11/4/2012 6:24:06 AM

President Obama and Republican Mitt Romney entered the final days of the presidential race tied in a state that the campaigns only recently began contesting, a Tribune-Review poll shows. The poll showed the race for Pennsylvania’s 20 electoral votes locked up at 47 percent in its final week. Romney was scheduled to campaign in the Philadelphia area on Sunday, and former President Bill Clinton planned to stump for Obama on Monday. The campaigns have begun to saturate the airwaves with millions of dollars in presidential advertising.

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Susquehanna is considerably better than many of the other polling organizations.. I'd bet on them being right. It's tied in Pennsylvania.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: FenwayFrank, 11/4/2012 6:44:20 AM     (No. 8986483)

I take it this is the announcement we've been waiting for. Susquehanna had Romney up a few weeks ago, though this headline doesn't reflect that; "remains too close to call". Or is there another poll coming out with result through yesterday?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Freeloader, 11/4/2012 7:10:24 AM     (No. 8986531)

The UNSKEWED POLLS updated, definitive projection for the 2012 Presidential Race released on October 25, 2012, has Governor Romney winning the Keystone State by a margin of 53% to 47% in a "big time upset."

Keep in mind, Fast Eddie Rendell, the former Democrat Governor of Philadelphia, has previous pontificated that a Romney victory was very possible!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: tonyl, 11/4/2012 7:42:53 AM     (No. 8986579)

I don't think it's close at all in Ohio,penn, Fl, Virginia, Michigan. Mitt will take all 5 to give him 271 and that's not including the gravy states which will give him 350-380 electorals.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 11/4/2012 7:47:20 AM     (No. 8986583)

I still have trouble believing they are running neck and neck. Is it the 47%?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Crosscut, 11/4/2012 8:03:36 AM     (No. 8986615)

The ONLY way Obama can win is to steal it.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: texaspast, 11/4/2012 8:12:32 AM     (No. 8986630)

#5, they are trying their best to do so. Dems feel it is their RIGHT to steal a close election. The only way to beat dems is to make sure it is not close.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: dallasdude, 11/4/2012 8:21:02 AM     (No. 8986648)

Keep in mind that undecided voters tend to break 80% to the challenger. So if you never got above 47 you are dead meat.
Mr. 0bama, polish those golf clubs off and get ready to play every day~YOU are fired.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: oriton, 11/4/2012 8:46:11 AM     (No. 8986710)

So, can we start talking about states obama needs to win. I keep hearing it about Romney as if obama is cleaning up out there. Never mind, I'm pushing for an early night with a decisive Romney win.

The press keeps pushing a long night or long weeks before the presidential race is determined. They're hoping for a bigger election media night.

The SOS in Ohio was forced to keep early voting opening 3 days beyond the predetermined date, all because of a judge making regulations and law. The SOS wanted to give poll workers time to count the early votes before Tuesday, but no.... the liberals need more time, so a judge, a JUDGE, who is not SOS and doesn't do elections, gives them extra time. Liberals are the destruction of America.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: JimS, 11/4/2012 8:50:27 AM     (No. 8986719)

As a PA resident, I disagree.
I see a huge groundswell of support for Romney.
Obama's entire PA support seems to consist of Dem party aparathniks, SEIU and teacher unions, elderly who have voted Dem their entire lives and won't stop now, and Philadelphia.
If Romney can overcome the voter fraud margin in Phila, he will win. It is that simple.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: MattMusson, 11/4/2012 8:52:16 AM     (No. 8986726)

Coming Soon! The Michelle Obama International Farewell Tour!

Appearing at 5 star resorts around the world. Sponsored by the American Taxpayer.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: lakerman1, 11/4/2012 8:59:45 AM     (No. 8986745)

Like #9, Iam a pennsylvanian, and I believe Romney will take the state, but only if he can pick up some votes in philadelphia suburbs, to nullify some of the fraudulent
votes in phildelphia.
Richard Nixon used to talk about the silent majority. In pennsylvania, there is what I call the whispering majority. Those who abandon barack this time, don't say that out loud. They whisper it, in fear of being called racists.
Fiannly, Michael Barone, a respected political analysy, maybe the most knowledgeable of anyone,believes Romney will win Pa, and that Romney will win with 315 electoral college votes, versus 223 for Obama. (Barone lists most of the tossup states for Romney, with Nevada and wisconsin to obama.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Bubbasuncle, 11/4/2012 9:13:38 AM     (No. 8986773)

The Romneys visit to Yardley, Bucks Co. will be interesting today. I'm expecting huge crowds.

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