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Mitt Romney’s toughest debate + Ohio newspapers endorse: Cleveland, Akron endorse Obama, Columbus backs Romney (Video)

Posted at: 10/22/2012 7:31 AM
By: Ken Preston -- Political Blogger

Mitt Romney’s toughest debate

Mitt Romney has a clear-eyed and self-aware view of his chances in the final debate Monday, according to top advisers: It will be almost impossible to win, since the debate is focused exclusively on foreign policy, a strength for President Barack Obama.

This view isn’t merely about expectations-setting. Romney’s top advisers authentically worry that the swing voters they need to woo care little about foreign affairs right now. And, even if they did, the differences between the two men on many of the highest-profile issues — ending the Afghan war and the bloodshed in Syria — are too slight to draw sharp distinctions.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1012/82692.html#ixzz29zLapBaG
 
Ohio newspapers endorse: Cleveland, Akron endorse Obama, Columbus backs Romney (Video)

In the battle for Ohio, newspapers of record in the state's most populous county, a northeast industrial comeback city and the Buckeye State's largest city by population and capital offered their endorsements Sunday for president just 16 days before Election Day. http://tinyurl.com/9drp66v

Campaign Boils Down to Door-to-Door Voter Drives in Battleground States

ORLANDO, Fla. — In Florida, which wrote the book on battleground states in 2000, “it’s going to be hand-to-hand combat all the way down,” a senior adviser to the Romney campaign, Brett Doster, said over the weekend.

When Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. visited Orlando on Saturday, he skipped a public rally in favor of dropping in on a campaign office, where he urged volunteers to canvass their neighborhoods — “the thing that matters the most.” http://tinyurl.com/9al8dj5

Final Presidential Debate Watch Party – Oct. 22nd 8:30pm

ROCHESTER FOR OBAMA – MON. OCT. 22ND

Please join Rochester for Obama 2012 as we watch and cheer President Obama in The last presidential debate of 2012

Please let us know that you are attending with your Online  RSVP

Please this link to sign up: http://tinyurl.com/d4v8kgp

LOCATION: The Merchants Grill 881 Merchants Rd. 14609

Arrive at 8:30pm  Debate starts at 9pm

Please do not block or park behind any cars. Public parking is available across the street and in the lot next to The Grill. If you park on the street. Read the parking signs.

We will watch the debate on 6 flat screen TV's and we will provide some finger foods.