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Obama knocks Romney for Jeep ad
 
President Obama campaigns in Florida on Oct. 11: Women in 12 crucial swing states are increasingly leaving the Obama camp and supporting Mitt Romney, according to a new poll.
President Obama campaigns in Florida on Oct. 11: Women in 12 crucial swing states are increasingly leaving the Obama camp and supporting Mitt Romney, according to a new poll.
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President Obama, back on the campaign trail after a week of dealing with Hurricane Sandy, blasted Mitt Romney for running an ad in Ohio that falsely suggests that Chrysler, the bailed-out auto company, is sending Jeep jobs in America to China. "You don’t scare hardworking Americans just to scare up some votes," Obama told a rally in Springfield, Ohio. "That’s not what being president's about." The ad has been debunked by Chrysler's executives and media outlets, but the Romney campaign has yet to pull it down, an indication that it sees the popularity of the auto bailout in Ohio as a major obstacle to overcoming Obama's slim but durable lead in the state.

 

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