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None of the RNC and the importance of the women's vote in this election joining -- retirement -- -- -- -- national political reporter for real clear politics -- you know it's uninteresting -- -- on with Joseph -- a little bit earlier the poll that showed that.
Sixty in the low sixty percentage of the country thinks -- -- on the wrong track.
And yet President Obama remains very personally -- popular among women can you explain that disparity.
Well the reason is that President Obama talks about his wife and his daughters all the time in all kinds of issues that he talks about.
The -- and that Romney tries to talk about it is that.
Under president Obama's administration the unemployment rate has gone up with women now the Obama campaign has tried to.
Bounce back and say that those numbers aren't quite right but there's a disparity in how they talk about women certainly.
All right so it's it's a lot of it is in the messaging -- -- That that's absolutely right and and as John was just pointing out an in your last segments.
Mitt Romney hasn't talked to women in a more personal way and that's part of the reason that they want to have and Romney out in a big way at this convention.
Trying to communicate how Mitt Romney is as a father and husband to get that more personal connection with women voters -- his speech and -- as well.
Take a look at some poll results when asked which candidate will do a better job handling women's issues.
President Obama wins in this poll 53 to 32%.
That from the Washington Post.
ABC news that's a pretty big gap a 21 point gap.
For Mitt Romney to try to overcome in the next 71 days.
That's -- but if you remember all of this past year.
Democrats have ban on an offensive saying that they are better with women's health that is the key that the Democrats keep pounding women's health and that the Democrats are better in terms of of those policies.
And the -- campaign.
Haven't really battled back yet on -- particular message and expect to see more of that in the next 71 -- well.
Asked whether the differences in women's issues will be a factor in voting.
Of those answering said yes.
It'll be a major factor 26% -- a minor factor.
Said not a factor at all so.
I guess roughly half the population.
Is is thinking that the differences in between the two parties are going to make a difference.
I I think that's the case like you know Mitt Romney and his campaign have decided that they wanna stick to the economy in the economy only and they don't wanna be talking about these it's more specific issues the overarching theme -- this convention.
Is about the economy and the unemployment rate and and they don't want to be talking about some of these smaller issues and -- and Myers is in their minds.
And he's been pointing out Romney has that.
Most of the job losses that have occurred under president Obama's administration.
Have fallen on women closer -- close to 90%.
And that that's that's part of their messaging again they bring everything back to the economy any kind of demographic group.
That the Obama campaign is targeting and with more specific issues the -- campaign comes back and says.
Sorry the most important thing is how do you -- administration has affected those groups with the economy that's the message that the message of this convention all the way -- Well foray up political reporter Tampa is the place to be right now enjoy your time there there -- -- -- and I'm real clear politics.
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