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Oh My: Obama Camp Denies Writing Off Florida, North Carolina, Virginia, and Colorado

lee2012 Wrote: Oct 18, 2012 2:48 PM
That study is 5 months old. It also says there is a new one coming out soon & that trending economics is the big factor. So, if the economy is trending positively AND the whitehouse gets credit for it, the prediction most likely changes.

Even as they celebrate the president's, er, "win" in the second debate, Team Obama has found itself in the unenviable position of denying reports that they are essentially pulling out of four swing states heading down the election's final gauntlet.  The electoral rumor mill started with a National Journal piece by Major Garrett that included (read: buried) this tantalizing nugget:
 

What also became clear after the dust began to settle from the rumble on Long Island was the electoral map has narrowed and Obama’s...