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Thank you Mitt Romney went on the offensive this afternoon near the side of where the president will make news later this year.
-- political correspondent Carl Cameron on the Romney first strike.
In Charlotte, North Carolina across from the Democratic National Convention site in September.
Mitt Romney laid -- President Obama for broken promises.
Since he was sworn in.
More Americans have lost jobs he didn't turn that around the Village People back to work actually more of lost jobs more homes have been lost gas prices have doubled.
Billed as a pre -- to the Democrats -- convention Romney rattled off a long list of what he predicts Democrats will not mention.
He said if we let him borrow 787.
Billion dollars he would hold unemployment below 8%.
And it has not been below 8% sense what -- -- -- and here is that during his term median income and America.
Has dropped by 3000 dollars.
Candidate Obama won North Carolina in 2008 has visited five times since then has fifteen -- election offices already open.
Romney hopes to put North Carolina back in the GOP red column and current polls suggest a toss up.
His new web attack compares the president's 2012 record to his own weight convention rhetoric we measure progress by how many people do my job pays the mortgage.
The North Carolina numbers follow unemployment higher than the national average 450000.
Out of work up 13% since the president took office.
North Carolina's Democrats are vulnerable state party chairman David Parker is under pressure to quit and as executive director resigned last week amid allegations of hush money payoffs.
To silence of female staffers sexual harassment complaints.
The real clear politics average of national polls shows the race has been consistently tight for fifteen -- Obama's biggest lead seven points was last -- Romney has led twice by a hair he's just begun his general election campaign and he trails by one point six points.
There has been a wave of new polls the last few days all suggesting that the race begins.
As a toss up crime is focused squarely on the economy saying little for now about the scandals in Washington.
-- to inject campaign partisanship into controversies that are now inspiring bipartisan outrage.
And big embarrassment the Obama administration rather amazing to see those polls in graphic form very close for the last fifteen months thank you.
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