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-- we begin with chief political correspondent Carl Cameron and Toledo tonight.
With the Romney campaign could even Karl.
I have Brad -- -- his campaign says that he has been outspent and out advertised by the Obama campaign and now the president inching ahead in the lead.
Well the challenger now is playing catch up.
Talk is cheap and you can be extraordinarily eloquent.
And describe all the wonderful things you can do.
But it what -- you cubs -- the words.
You can look at the record.
Nobody could see policies that have not created the jobs America needs and then you know it's time to choose a new leader get a new coach.
-- his rhetoric and crowds are increasingly raucous but in Ohio and Florida the two must win state that is victory strategy.
The president leads by ten in Ohio according to the latest Quinnipiac University poll and in Florida he leads by -- The real clear politics average of recent public polls has the president applied in Ohio and three in Florida.
Team -- disputes most public surveys arguing they tend to over several Democrats based on outdated 2008 results pollsters denied it.
-- his political team insists there unpublished internal data shows the race quote going down to the wire net profit.
Campaigning -- Ohio native and golf legend Jack Nicklaus -- the blasted the president for wasteful big government spending.
If he were reelected I can assure you it'll be almost twenty trillion dollars -- debt and by the way.
Those -- get passed onto our kids it's not just bad for the economy it's not just bad for our job creation.
It will in my opinion it is immoral for us to pass on obligations like that.
The next generation.
-- is reasserted his economic attacks on the president has a new study shows median household incomes fell one point 1% in August.
To just over 50000 dollars a year since June 2009.
Household incomes fell five point 7%.
And they're down eight.
8% since Obama took office Romney's blunt assessment is that everyone will share the sacrifice to fix the mess and get people back to work.
Don't be expect to get huge cut in taxes because.
I'm also good -- deductions and exemptions.
But by bringing rates down.
Will be able that lets small businesses keep more of their money so they could hire more people Romney's latest that is just him framing the choice of big government dependency -- What -- personal responsibility and liberty.
We shouldn't measure compassion by how many people on welfare.
We should measure compassion.
By how many people are able to get off welfare and get a good paying jobs.
-- And that an effect is Romney's closing argument that the country can't afford four more years like the last four years.
And the choice comes down to government dependency.
-- self sufficiency.
Closing argument the last 41 day expressed -- are you getting a sense out there the governor Romney is listening to his critics that he's becoming more aggressive that he's got some new messaging.
Well whether it's listening to critics are just following his campaign strategy in the last several days they've definitely been a more accessible to the press and he's been much looser on the campaign trail.
And the response from the audience is visible.
Much more excited much more -- Frankly his aides say that the governor's -- more confident he recognizes that in a matter of the week you'll be standing nose to nose.
With the it was the president on debate stage and that's likely to -- it just to the two of them and all the rest of the noise will be up to voters on Election Day right.
All right Carl thank you the president.
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