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As alert now governor Mitt Romney about the take the stage campaign event Roanoke Virginia polls -- governor Romney President Obama any flat out tie in that state.
Meaning Virginia's thirteen electoral votes are up for grabs in five days -- members -- rallied more than there my friend what can we learn from.
What's happening in the travel schedule the plans in the next couple of days good morning.
While Mitt Romney recognizes this race is going to be a real -- scramble right down the finish line he's got three events in Virginia today.
A state that's been a battle ground from the very outset of this campaign when Mitt Romney won the nomination in fact.
When Mitt Romney was assumed to be the nominee back in the primary.
By most of his supporters this at the Virginia could be a decisive state -- here the real clear politics average.
Shows the Romney has a lead of a half a point.
Tiny tiny little a margin there for Mitt Romney.
Virginia's a state that of mr.
Obama won four years ago and obviously it's critical for mr.
Romney start picking up some of the states.
In this cycle.
And tomorrow of course we're going to be going to Wisconsin and Ohio bill.
Ohio the states that everybody has watched as the quintessential Bellwether that will ultimately determine if not for -- who will win.
And their President Obama has -- lead in the real clear politics average of 2.3 points but.
The Romney campaign has a couple of arguments to suggest that they can still win this in -- Ohio.
Hey that's a margin of error race if you were to look at all the rest of the polls opposed to the average of the polls.
And be among independents Romney has a significant lead in Ohio -- think that could ultimately turn the tide on this and they point out -- historical note.
That in 2004 John Kerry at this point.
Had a lead in the polls in Ohio by about 46 points and alternately he lost to George W.
Bush there's a difference George W.
Bush was the incumbent president then.
But the argument is that polls in Ohio sometimes under report how Republicans are doing these types of racism but that's still plenty of room.
To put him over the top and Ohio -- we get 270 needed on Tuesday night.
Its interest in where you are back in the same part of Virginia where they've been -- relive the last month the president's giving his closing argument of the next couple of days and he's using Colin Powell and and -- to do that.
What is governor Romney's closing argument now -- Well it's been evolving over the last several days obviously -- intervention of hurricane sandy.
Interrupted his ability to delivered as much as he wanted to but -- it has boiled down to.
Old real change.
Obama having gotten elected wasn't able to make any keep much many of the promises that he made and the many of the policies that he put forth as a candidate ultimately didn't work as a president.
I'll Romney is has been really emphasizing his bipartisanship.
As governor of Massachusetts and promising to bring that into the White House a last minute attempt to court independents -- swing.
The last thing.
Plans to visit between now and Tuesday night.
They'll include in them Pennsylvania and Wisconsin states that had been considered in the Obama column that -- very much thinks he can now put in his own.
-- Carl thanks -- on the trail soon Carl Cameron in Virginia today.
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