Mitt Romney Fundraising Video Fallout: Obama Lead Grows in Polls

GOP candidate deflects criticism over comments about "47 percent" of voters.
3:00 | 09/19/12

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rough political seas for the romney campaign. More fallout from the sir repetitious tape and more pressure to fix things back. What is the governor doing to fix it tonight? David muir leads us right now. Reporter: Good evening, today mitt romney lost a brand-new argument how he'll help the poor and middle class and he's making that argument inf florida in front of the hispanic block. Today in atlanta, mitt romney fighting back after the fallout from the fund-raiser, telling voters this. It's not the question, who cares about the middle class? I do, he does. The question is who can help the middle class. I can, he can't. He's proven it. Reporter: Comes after he told wealthy donor, 47% of americans see themselves as victims. They should take personal responsibility. Reporter: Today euch super pac reporting the president -- behind these doors mitt romney calls half of the american people -- victims behind these doors? Middle class families struggle. Reporter: Paul ryan defending him in interviews behind six states. The point we're trying to make here, under the obama economy government dependency is up. Reporter: Here in florida we asked voters about the argument. Was it a poor choice of words? Probably inarticulate. I'm not oh fended by that. Reporter: She told me she's still voting for romney and andrew small one of the few voters still undeseeded. When you heard it, what was your first reaction? Reporter: And this senior, maria maria telling me she's not satisfied with his words about latino, words about people waiting for a government handout. Also this that recorded video, romney is blunt about needing more la teen nose win. And if the hispanic voting bloc becomes as committed to the african-americans as the past, we're in trouble as a party and a think as a nation. Reporter: Just before I came on the air I spoke with a senior adviser who acknowledged their numbers not where they need to be to win this election come november. They're looking that the as a huge opportunity come tonight,

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