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Romney Works to Put Virginia in His Win Column

September 8, 2012

Mitt Romney is back in tightly contested Virginia, where he's trying to deny President Barack Obama another victory in a state that typically goes for Republican presidential nominees.

Virginia Beach was his first stop Saturday, and he took on Obama over looming military cuts that are the result of a budget deal between the White House and congressional leaders.

Internal campaign polls show the race is deadlocked in Virginia, which is seen as a must-have state for Romney on the way to winning the 270 electoral votes for the presidency.

The state's white, working-class voters provide hope. Romney outpolls Obama by more than 20 percentage points among these voters, who are pro-military, often rural and socially conservative.

Romney's next stop was the NASCAR race Saturday evening in Richmond.


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