President Obama, Mitt Romney Turn on Campaign Charm

The candidates make a final sprint across battleground states with 12 days until the election.
3:00 | 10/25/12

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It's "your voice, your vote," with just 12 days to go. President obama and governor romney in a final sprint across the key battleground states. The president flying overnight to florida. Jake tapper is in tampa right now. Good morning, jake. Reporter: Gd morning, george. It is a dogfight. And the latest abc news/"washington post" poll, mitt romney is up one point in the national, popular vote. But in a new poll out of ohio, a critical state, president obama is up five points. Overnight, president obama launched a new attack against romney. While you were sleeping, president obama was campaigning. A nighttime rally in las vegas with katy perry. ♪ Baby, you're a firework ♪ Reporter: The third of the day, in as many states. Where he continued to suggest mitt romney is not trustworthy. In the final weeks of this election, he's been counting on you to forget. He's hoping you come down with what? Romnesia. He's hoping you come down with what we call romnesia. Reporter: He visited "the tonight show with jay leno" where he addressed the comments made by richard mourdock, who said this in a debate tuesday, why he opposes abortion in the case of rape. When life begins in the horrible situation of rape, that is something that god intended to happen. I don't know how these guys come up with these ideas. Let me make a very simple proposition. Rape is rape. Reporter: A position the president is trying to tie to mitt romney, with tweets, e-mails and this new web ad highlighting how running mate paul ryan also opposes abortion in cases of rape. Campaigning in two states, mitt romney tried to sound the note of inevitability. The obama campaign is slipping and shrinking. Our campaign is a growing movement across this country. Reporter: This week also brought some odd side shows. Romney surrogate donald trump offered to give $5 million to a charity of the president's choice, if the president released his college records and passport application. I have a deal for the president. What's this thing with trump and you? This all dates back to when we were growing up together in kenya. Reporter: Over the next week, both campaigns and their official surrogates and allies will spend about $80 million in battleground state, just on tv ads. Including this one, featuring clint eastwood. And this one, featuring the first lady. Of course, early voting is a huge deal here in florida and in other battleground states, george. Overnight in nevada, president obama met with some union workers at the bellagio hotel and casino. He urged them to vote early if in case on election day they have to pull a double-shift. One-third of voters voting by election day. Jake, thanks very much.

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