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Mitt Romney is counting on having strength in numbers on this his first day back on the trail.
After -- European toward the former Massachusetts governor is at this moment appearing with ten current Republican governors some of them.
Are believed to be on an exclusive list.
Chief congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel has the story from the mountains of -- Governor Mitt Romney returned to the campaign trying to get back on offense on the economy.
His first stop was golden Colorado which is in Jefferson County one of the keys to winning the swing state.
-- start his pitch by giving President Obama failing marks on jobs the unemployment home prices and more I know they think campaign's talk can be -- You could say -- thing.
But results if that -- -- the right way they can be real expensive.
Romney and his surrogates are emphasizing what he would do to help the middle class including building energy independence and -- Americans have the skills to succeed.
Opening markets that work for America.
Cutting the deficit and championing small businesses advisors admit these are not new themes but argue more people are now paying attention.
Less than 100 days before Election Day because we're gonna have low -- energy here by taking advantage of our resources like coal and natural gas and oil -- -- We're gonna see manufacturing come back low cost energy.
-- back manufacture.
Helping the former Massachusetts governor and Colorado -- current Republican governors some of whom have been mentioned as a possible running mate.
Chris Christie from New Jersey Bobby Jindal from Louisiana and Bob McDonnell are among GOP governors who are holding a conference in -- Meanwhile on the senate floor today majority leader Harry Reid reiterated an unsubstantiated charge he's made in recent days.
Then an unnamed Bain Capital investor told -- about Romney.
And tried to shift the burden of proof to Romney.
The words out that he hasn't paid any taxes for ten years.
But -- prove that he has paid taxes because he hasn't.
We already know for one.
Partial tax return that he gave us he has money hidden in Bermuda the Cayman Islands and a Swiss bank account.
All those senators are required to file -- financial disclosure statement every year listing their assets and liabilities.
Reid has refused to release his tax returns a top Romney advisor called Reid's attack a distraction from what really matters the state of the economy.
And blasted read in the Obama campaign.
Every day they seem to reach a new low Harry Reid's charges are baseless.
And there -- true.
And I would ask him one simple question have you no sense of decency -- Back to the fight for Colorado Barack Obama won Colorado by nine points the real clear politics average of recent polls.
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Obama's up by three points but governor Romney.
Clearly using and strong economic message and the help of some popular GOP governors onstage behind me is clearly open -- close the gap.
Governor Romney with the government of Romney while Mike Emanuel with the Romney campaign how about that.
That's the red eye from Los Angeles Mike thank.
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