Skip to comments.Romney will campaign in Pennsylvania Sunday
Posted on 11/01/2012 2:24:28 PM PDT by Arthurio
Mitt Romney will campaign in Pennsylvania on Sunday, the first time he's campaigned in the state in many weeks, a Romney campaign official told The Hill.
Romney's campaign has been increasingly bullish about its prospects in the state, launching its first ad there earlier this week. A number of GOP outside groups have also bought millions of dollars in airtime for the final push there. Obama's campaign has scoffed at Romney's push in Pennsylvania and other states they previously haven't contested, although they are investing in ads to combat the GOP outside group's efforts.
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Yup. Besides, Ohio has been saturated. I’d like to see him finish the campaign here in Pa. Make 0bozo chase him.
I think we’ve got a good shot. 20 votes, 2 more than Ohio.
THis is the state that elected Pat Toomey and Tom Corbett in 2010. That momo has only increased.
That’s exactly what Barone said earlier. Romney has struggled in Ohio because they’re aren’t as many affluent suburanites there as in the other swing states. What I want to know is if he’s going to PA because OH is safe, or because he needs an insurance policy against OH. Having that knowledge would tell you exactly where the race is at this point in time. I have to think he’s going there because Ohio is safe. Otherwise, I would expect him to use that time making a play for WI, and another state that, when combined, can replace OH.
PA fits both of those criteria. While OH is probably Romney's (at least he is confident it is), it's too uncertain to count on.
Let's leave the tired "Republicans can't win PA" meme to the libs.
I think McCain spent a lot of time in PA didn’t he?
One complicating factor (besides assessing the LV model, which is hard everywhere) is that PA is a closed primary state, so the registration edge is not as definitive among middle-of-the-roaders, who might have changed party affiliation but not changed official party registration, as it is in states with open primaries.
I don’t know, does it matter?
They have poured 6 million into TV in PA this week. Time to close the deal.
Well just that McCain had the same kind of optimism and he diverted a lot of resources there and ended up losing by 10 points. That state has been fools gold for years.
Ignore the concerned troll.
The Libs are falling back. Take PA, MI, WI.. all! No Prisoners!
Ha ha...hahaha...ha ha...oooh... HAHAHAHAHA...
Why don’t you take your Obama/Drive by Media Poll cheerleading elsewhere?
In 2008 there was a fever pitch in PA for Obama.
McCain never stood a chance.
For Romney, the odds are better than they have been for a GOP presidential candidate for a long time. And he has nothing to lose and everything to gain.
Making a campaign stop there Sunday costs him nothing and can bring him a lot of votes.
It should be glaringly obvious by now that Romney is no McCain. If Mitt thinks it’s worth the time and money, I say go for it.
Mitt is finishing up Monday night in NH. He will be in Manchester with Kid Rock with a crowd of about 15,000:)
I heard that Romney is planning on going to New Hampshire on Monday, but of course these sort of schedules can change. I don’t know if he has any other place planned for that day or not.
I think the news about PA is great. I’d especially like to see him push hard on Wisconsin, though, since that one is clearly even more winnable.
Oregon is finished. 100% vote by mail.
PA has no early voting. So last minute surge wins it.
It is definitely a ballsy move.
Questions is, do they really have enough other swing states nailed down to guarantee their election?
If so, I love it. If not, and this is just a head fake, then this move will be second-guessed like you wouldn’t believe.
They have the data, and I don’t, so I’m going to trust them on this one and interpret this as a very positive development.
Great point. The key, I read, were the ‘burbs around Philly. If R/R can generate the turnout they expect, PA is more than in-play!