RNC: 'We're Going to Win Pennsylvania'
In advance of Sunday's rally in Bucks County, the Republican National Committee's Pennsylvania spokesman said Mitt Romney will win in the Keystone State.
Mitt Romney's campaign said Friday it was confident Pennsylvania's 20 electoral votes will be in their column come Tuesday.
"We're going to win Pennsylvania," Billy Pitman, Pennsylvania communications director for the Republican National Committee, told Patch Friday. "The governor has believed that for a long time and we wouldn't be here if we didn't think we could win."
The former Massachusetts governor will bring his message to Shady Brook Farm on Sunday during a campaign rally. The rally starts at 5:30 p.m. and campaign officials expect thousands to turn out.
The most recent polling in Pennsylvania shows the race tightening but indicates President Barack Obama is maintaining the lead. A Franklin & Marshall poll that came out Wednesday put Obama up 49 to 45. A Rasmussen poll taken Oct. 24 shows Obama with a five-point lead.
As of Friday, the Real Clear Politics polling average had Obama leading Romney by 4.6 points in the Keystone State.
Democrats are calling Romney's move into Pennsylvania "desperate." Robert Gibbs, a top adviser to Obama, told CBS news that Romney's visit to the state "means the Romney-Ryan campaign is desperate to figure out how to win this race outside of the states that they’ve been contesting it in for 15 months."
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