Obama in Wisconsin Thursday; Mitt flies in Friday

Note: When you're an incumbent and trying to shore up support in a state you won by 11 points, things are not looking good for you. President Obama will visit Green Bay tomorrow in a sure sign that the campaign is worried about holding Wisconsin. Romney will visit the state on Friday. The Obama campaign has also found a reason to spend a million dollars in Michigan - a state Obama won by 16 points in 2008. The latest Detroit News poll shows the president with less than a 3 point lead: Obama's lead over Romney has shrunk to just under 3 points, 47.7 percent to 45 percent, with 3.8 percent undecided, according to a new Detroit News/WDIV Local 4 poll of likely voters. Obama's lead was 6.7 points earlier this month and has eroded to within the poll's 4 percentage point margin of error. It's the smallest advantage for the Democratic president during the Michigan campaign. "Mitt Romney's numbers ... are where they would need to be if he hopes to pull off an upset next week," said...(Read Full Post)