Pres. Obama campaigns in Ohio, Pa. in two-day bus tour [in PICS]

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By The Cycle Staff
President Barack Obama greets supporters after speaking at a campaign event July 5 in Maumee, Ohio. Obama is traveling by bus through Northern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania for a ''Betting on America'' campaign tour. The president highlighted his administration's efforts to improve the economy by creating manufacturing jobs and rescuing the American auto industry and also taking swings at the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.
President Barack Obama greets supporters after speaking at a campaign event July 5 in Maumee, Ohio. Obama is traveling by bus through Northern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania for a ''Betting on America'' campaign tour. The president highlighted his administration's efforts to improve the economy by creating manufacturing jobs and rescuing the American auto industry and also taking swings at the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.
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President Obama campaigned in the battleground state of Ohio Thursday, July 5. Obama is polling neck-and-neck with his Republican challenger Mitt Romney in the Rust Belt state, which he won in the 2008 presidential election.

On Friday, the president continues his two-day bus tour in Pennsylvania, a state where he currently holds a wider margin over Romney and that he won by 11% against Sen. John McCain in 2008.

President Barack Obama wipes his brow while speaking at a campaign event at the Wolcott House Museum Complex July 5, 2012 in Maumee, Ohio. A woman clasps her hands as President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign event in Ohio July 5. President Obama speaks with patrons at the Kozy Corner restaurant in Oak Harbor, Ohio, July 5, where he made an unannounced visit. Ohio's former Democratic Gov. Ted Strickland, who ate lunch with the president, is seen in the background.President Obama leaves Bergman Orchards Farm with his purchases in Port Clinton, Ohio, July 5. President Obama enjoys a beer with Jennifer Klanac (L) and Suzanne Woods (R) at Ziggy's Pub in Amherst, Ohio July 5.

 

 

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Pres. Obama campaigns in Ohio, Pa. in two-day bus tour [in PICS]

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