Woot! NY Times political section is scared.
PHILADELPHIA — First there was quiet. Then came the “super PACs.” Now the candidate is on his way.
In a striking last-minute shift, the Romney campaign has decided to invest its most precious resource — the candidate’s time — in a serious play to win Pennsylvania. ….
Over the last several days, with polls showing Mr. Obama’s edge in the state narrowing, Republicans have sprung into action and forced the Democrats to spend resources here that could have gone toward more competitive battleground states.
Forced to respond, the Obama campaign has put more than $1.5 million into an ad campaign here and is planning even more. Democrats are saying that the race is much closer than they would have guessed just a week ago.
“It’s a little tighter than I would have expected,” said Jef Pollock, a pollster for Priorities U.S.A…
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