" STRATHAM, N.H. (AP) — Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney said Friday that “small-town dreams” are being “smothered” under President Barack Obama as he kicked off his first traditional campaign trip of the general election.
Romney’s six-state bus trek is aimed at swaying undecided voters living “off the beaten path” outside of America’s big cities. He started at the New Hampshire farm where he announced his presidential bid almost a year ago.
“If there has ever been a president who has failed to give the middle class of America a fair shot, it is Barack Obama,” Romney told about 500 people standing in the sunshine outside a farmhouse plastered with the bus tour’s slogan, “Every Town Counts.” Romney criticized the economic speech Obama gave Thursday as “very long” — the president talked for nearly an hour— and said Obama is asking for “four more very long years.”
“From now until November, our campaign will carry a simple message: America’s greatest days are yet ahead,” Romney said.
To hear Romney’s advisers tell it, Romney will spend the next five days visiting the towns Obama forgot — but in states the president won in 2008 "
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STRATHAM, N.H. (AP) — Mitt Romney launched the next phase of his presidential campaign Friday, kicking off a six-state, small-town bus tour and telling ...Read more
Mitt Romney launched the next phase of his presidential campaign Friday, kicking off a six-state, small-town bus tour and telling middle-class Ameri (read more) ... From New Hampshire, the tour continues to Pennsylvania, Ohio, Wisconsin, ...Read more
Presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney kicked off his first traditional campaign trip of the general election Friday by returning to the sprawling New Hampshire ...Read more