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Obama, Romney Review Battleground States in the 2012 Election

George Stephanopoulos looks at the latest polls in tightly contested states.
3:00 | 08/05/12

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Transcript for Obama, Romney Review Battleground States in the 2012 Election
President obama is celebrating his 51st birthday this weekend. Quietly at camp david. But next weekend, he'll be throwing a big birthday fund-raiser in chicago. Which raise ascii question. Let's check in with george stephanopoulos. Co-host of "good morning america." And host of "this week." There's a story, lead story in the "new york times" today says, quotes some democrats being worried that the obama campaign spent so much money early on, they're in this desperate scramble to catch up with team romney. Is it real? It is real. They made a firm decision to spend early and a lot. 400 million already. What they're doing is investing in social media and building up their ground game. But, going into these final three months, they're going to have less money left for mitt romney to spend on television. While the polls are tight nationally, we're seeing this interesting new poll from key battleground states that shows mr. Obama with a pretty big lead, 6 points in ohio and florida and 11 in pennsylvania. National polls are quite close. Right now, at least, president obama is leading in enough states to give him well over 300 votes in the electoral. Romney campaign said after the convention, it's going to turn voters against the president. Right now the president has a relatively comfortable lead in the electoral college. George has a big show this morning. Congresswoman debbie wasserman schul schultz. That's coming up on this "this week."

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