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Us beyond seven the spotlight away from the Republican National Convention president -- -- planning on campaigning in three different battleground states this week.
Peter banks joins us with more -- -- -- there was like some gentleman's agreement that you don't campaign during the conventions.
Today that that that's the way his debate right now -- out did you sit home and sit by the fire fewer than what your opponent have time.
And during there convention and give them the limelight -- -- that was -- -- that.
Tradition here but that's all out the window.
The president is hitting the campaign trail they get some air time during the Republican Convention and some face time with the younger voters -- -- needs.
To -- turnout for him again this November the president is speaking right now.
Two students at Iowa State University.
Then he moves on to a college in Colorado for an event this evening tomorrow -- will be traveling to Virginia for another event with college students all three visits.
Our two key battleground states.
President Obama is worried he's looking at the poll numbers he sees a very close race he's worried about Mitt Romney getting a big bounce out of Tampa.
And what he's doing to counteract that is trying to get his message out and a push back in the republicans' message.
And 2008 candidate Obama won 66%.
Of the youth vote voters eighteen to 29 but in 2012.
His support among them is shakier.
In a Gallup poll in April -- 56% of registered voters 829.
Said they would definitely vote this fall.
But that compares to more than 80% of voters over age thirty.
Who planned to definitely vote and they tend to be stronger Mitt Romney supporters.
And in the latest Fox News poll just 48% of voters eighteen to 29 said they plan to vote for the president while 39%.
Said they plan to vote for governor Romney.
Hence the president is going back to school and by the way -- I think -- nationally.
Mitt Romney is going to be hitting the campaign trail next week during the Democratic Convention in Charlotte.
Canada -- aren't Saddam share.
Defend the unemployment rate is over 20% for that age group eighteen to two point nine has some intuitive backed by those kids my yeah voting yes I think you're right.
We'll have a chance this is the story and have something to -- -- -- truly are back to school shopping season well.
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