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Also new this morning voters heading to the polls in Wisconsin Maryland and Washington DC Mitt Romney is out in force in Wisconsin this hour.
Planning to meet supporters there Rick Santorum facing an uphill battle today he's campaigning in his home state of Pennsylvania.
At stake 92 delegates Mitt Romney has half the delegates needed to secure the nomination.
On the map behind me will focus specific Glen Wisconsin here on the economy and the state of play right now and our landscape here again the deeper the red the more trouble you're in.
If you're in Green you're doing are right relatively speaking these numbers go back and they make you comparative basis November of 2008.
The last time Americans went to the polls.
And Wisconsin unemployment rates decent six point 9% that's well below the national average how ever when you look at the number of jobs lost.
That's significant since 200883000.
Which shows you how well Wisconsin was doing.
Before the the recession rolled across the country so we'll see -- the economy plays out today Steve Brown has liven.
Burly man New Berlin Wisconsin how does this -- shape up in those 3 places Steve good morning.
Good morning bill you -- an awful lot of manufacturing jobs lost over the course the last 45 years in this particular state and they're trying to regain those jobs back but this does still set up as a state that Mitt Romney.
Is favored to win the the three contests that you mentioned District of Columbia Maryland.
Maryland the District of Columbia prohibitively.
Favor Romney and Romney has a slight edge here in Wisconsin expected to win.
And the man.
War protests in twelve starts to get tougher the further we go down the line Romney has half of the delegates he needs Schwartz a nomination.
As he collects more and is expected to win contest going down the road.
That means the math gets steeper.
By our count yesterday it may be as many as three out of every four delegates going forward after today.
-- into -- may need if he's going to get that nomination away from LeBron.
Some of the polling we're watching here on the national level Russia's present -- -- against Mitt Romney and Romney trailing there when it comes to women voters in the last two weeks how does he address that issue Steve.
Yeah this is a classic.
General election swing group of voters women particularly suburban women and for Romney.
What he is starting to do at least early instructor re freeing some of the issues working feel strongest.
In terms of the women's vote take for example how we spoke out yesterday about how his wife was talking to you -- voters.
And they're concerned about the economy illicit.
Getting good jobs for themselves and for their families understand that their kids all have good jobs.
They're concerned about gasoline prices that the costs are getting to and from work getting kids to school in the practice so women are really struggling in this economy.
On the other hand the Democratic National Committee in the Obama campaign have been talking about things like Mitt Romney wanting to defund Planned Parenthood bringing in questions about health care.
And reproductive issues and this is going to set up as a very key constituency going down -- -- -- this is going to be an area that is going to be fought over when you talk about swing suburbs around cities that's largely the female vote.
And we're just beginning to hear this this will be going on for months -- that it will thank you Steve Brown won't -- turnout today -- and Wisconsin thank you --
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