Romney Ad Hits Obama For Downsizing

Ohio tv ad takes Obama to task for closing down auto franchises and costing jobs.

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Recent polling showed Obama leading Romney in Ohio and other critical battleground states so it's not surprising the trailing campaign is seeking to shake things up. If the tactic works, similar ads should pop up in other swing states; but if it doesn't, expect the Republican's campaign to quickly shift gears.

Rebekah Metzler is a political writer for U.S. News & World Report. You can contact her at rmetzler@usnews.com or follow her on Twitter.

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