3 Things Romney-Ryan Must Do Before Convention

Candidates join forces once again to go on offensive on Medicare battle.
3:00 | 08/20/12

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now. One week to go before the republican convention in tampa, mitt romney and running mate paul ryan hoping to ramp up the momentum. David muir is on the trail with romney in new hampshire. Reporter: This morning, a bit of a preview. Mitt romney appearing with paul ryan. We expected to see them together again as part of the town hall. This is a concerted effort to go on offense. Even if it means they'll be talking about medicare. They'll try to shift the debate as the convention theirs. The tampa convention floor is First, on medicare, romney and requi ryan will try to end the fear. Medicare should not be used as a piggy bank for obama care. Reporter: Paul ryan greeting his 78-year-old mother, betty, on stage in florida to convince nervous essential yors he would not jeopardize medicare. We'll get this country back on track. Reporter: The obama campaign arguing that cuts made to medicare are savings he found in wasteful spending and that paul ryan proposed the same cut. Expect them to turn the conversation back to economy and jobs. By your own measure, you have failed to deliver the jobs americans need. Where are the jobs, mr. President? Reporter: And they'll be adding another voice. Ann romney. A republican source telling abc news that right now, they're planning to open the convention are mrs. Romney. Expect the romney campaign to keep hitting the obama campaign. The notion we're going to get lectured by mitt romney and his campaign about running a positive campaign, that's a pill far too big to swallow. Reporter: The president will be in ohio and nevada and will continue to hit the romney/ryan ticket. They're going to hit the same states on the countdown to election day. Thank you, david. Now to the deadly salmonella outbreak caused by contaminated cantaloupes.

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