Obama Campaigns in Swing States

The president looks ahead to next year's election while the DNC attacks Romney.
2:07 | 11/28/11

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While one Republican contender fought off for an accuser today. Another notice that the Democrats are sending him a rocket very early in -- ABC's Jake Tapper. Republican voters have not yet decided who their presidential nominee he has but. President Obama apparently has with the Democratic National Committee running this TV ad against Mitt -- This repeats that comes the story of two men trapped one -- -- -- the ad running in five battleground states aims to define Romney whom the Obama campaign believes likely will be the nominee. Before Romney can define himself. The race is clearly -- On Wednesday President Obama will head to one of those battleground states Pennsylvania. For his eight visit this year. A new analysis indicates that since January President Obama has held 54 public events in battleground states. That compares with 49 for George W. Bush during the same period and forty for Bill Clinton that looks like the present team. On the taxpayer -- -- president. Well I reject the premise of that precisely because what happen in 2008 was Barack Obama -- Senator Obama. Expanded that. Political -- dramatically. Made states battleground states that it had not been for a very very long time. But before President Obama and Mitt Romney start full fledged campaign wars and any of those states. Romney has to win and standing in his way is Newt Gingrich. Joined in the democrats' criticism of Romney today. It's -- two -- And adopt radically different positions. Based on your need of any one election is that people -- and so what will you tell me next time. And Diane Newt Gingrich recently told me that he is not worried about stopping Mitt Romney he's worried about reaching out to the 75 to 80%. A Republican voters who have not yet committed. To Romney and now Newt Gingrich has President Obama helping him out in that regard.

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